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Almaty to Istanbul Flights

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Selected fares from Almaty to Istanbul

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
ALA IST Tue, Jun 3 - Sat, Jun 14 $374
ALA IST Wed, Aug 6 - Sun, Aug 24 $411
ALA IST Sat, May 3 - Fri, May 9 $441
ALA IST Tue, Apr 22 - Wed, Apr 30 $557
ALA IST Mon, Dec 22 - Mon, Dec 29 $735
ALA IST Tue, Apr 22 - Wed, Apr 30 $828

Almaty and Istanbul airports and terminals

Airports in Almaty , KZ
map of airports in Almaty
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    Almaty Airport (ALA)

    Distance from City Center: 8.4 miles

    Carriers for flights from ALA to IST

    Turkish Airlines
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Airports in Istanbul , TR
map of airports in Istanbul
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    Ataturk airport (IST)

    Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ALA to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Turkish Airlines
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    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)

    Distance from City Center: 19 miles

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Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Almaty to Istanbul

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Leave Sat, May 3 Almaty (ALA) Istanbul (IST) Ukraine International Airlines $432
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Return Fri, May 9 Istanbul (IST) Almaty (ALA) Ukraine International Airlines
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Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Almaty to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 3 Almaty (ALA) Istanbul (IST) Ukraine International Airlines $374
Earn $3.74
Return Sat, Jun 14 Istanbul (IST) Almaty (ALA) Ukraine International Airlines
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Flights to Istanbul

Almaty Airport Information

Almaty, the former capital of Kazakhstan and the country's largest city, is a cultural gem in the heart of Central Asia. can help you find cheap flights from Almaty out of Almaty International Airport, the area's small but bustling air transportation hub. The airport is located at Turksib District, Mailin Street 2, approximately 11 miles from the downtown area, and offers direct flights to many popular destinations, including London, Moscow, Amsterdam, Dubai and Bangkok. KLM, Lufthansa, Air Astana, British Midland International and more than 20 other airlines fly out of this airport.

Almaty International Airport Parking

Almaty International Airport offers outdoor and garage parking areas for travelers who want to leave a car at the airport. Parking up to 15 minutes is free. Parking for six hours costs 800 KZT, while parking for a full 24-hour period costs 1,800 KZT. Each additional 24-hour period after the first day costs 2,000 KZT.

Almaty International Airport Ground Transportation

If you are traveling during the daytime, it is feasible to take the city bus 492 to Almaty International Airport for a small fee per passenger. Otherwise, your ground transportation options include taxi service and hired car service. It is important when selecting a taxi that you choose a licensed taxi and not a car without a taxi sign. A taxi from the downtown area to the airport should cost approximately $25. Typically, the drive should take 30 minutes, but plan for congestion at the airport. Another option is to arrange for a hired car in advance. Many of the high-end hotels provide shuttle service to the airport free of charge.

Restaurant Options at Almaty International Airport

Almaty International Airport is a small airport with few amenities. There aren't any restaurants where you can grab a bite to eat before a flight. Your best option is to eat before you get to the airport. Dining options in the downtown area for a quick bite to eat in the morning or a cup of coffee that you can take with you include Coffeedelia, La Grenouille, Madlen, AmBar and Esperanza. can help you find local sales and low cost dining options in the area, as well as help you book cheap flights from Almaty.

Istanbul Area Airports offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.

Getting to the Airport

From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.

Vacationing in Istanbul

Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.

Interesting facts about flights from Almaty to Istanbul

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Almaty to Istanbul today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 57m.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 351 (1:45 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Almaty to Istanbul.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 8801 (12:55 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from Almaty to Istanbul.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Almaty to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 8801, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 5h 45m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Almaty to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 351, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 6h 10m.
    • Flights from Almaty Airport (ALA) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Almaty and Istanbul

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-800 Passenger Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A320 Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A321 Turkish Airlines

Flight schedule for flights from Almaty to Istanbul on Sun, Apr 20, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Turkish Airlines TK351 ALA 6:55 AM IST 9:55 AM 738 6hr 0min
Air Astana/Turkish Airlines KC141/TK385 ALA 5:45 AM IST 12:50 PM E90/320 10hr 5min
Ukraine International Airlines/Turkish Airlines PS538/TK458 ALA 6:15 AM IST 1:00 PM 73J/738 9hr 45min
Ukraine International Airlines/Ukraine International Airlines PS538/PS9558 ALA 6:15 AM IST 1:05 PM 73J/738 9hr 50min
Air Astana/Aeroflot Russian Airlines KC871/SU2136 ALA 6:05 AM IST 1:40 PM 321/320 10hr 35min
Ukraine International Airlines/Ukraine International Airlines PS538/PS713 ALA 6:15 AM IST 2:10 PM 73J/73G 10hr 55min
Transaero Airlines/Turkish Airlines UN206/TK414 ALA 6:30 AM IST 3:35 PM 738/332 12hr 5min
Air Astana KC911 ALA 2:50 PM IST 5:30 PM 320 5hr 40min
Air Astana/Aeroflot Russian Airlines KC275/SU2132 ALA 12:20 PM IST 8:30 PM 320/320 11hr 10min
Air Astana/Air Astana KC953/KC917 ALA 4:00 PM IST 9:10 PM 321/320 8hr 10min