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Athens to Istanbul Flights

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Selected fares from Athens to Istanbul

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
ATH IST Tue, Nov 18 - Mon, Dec 1 $103
ATH IST Thu, Jan 1 - Mon, Jan 5 $186
ATH IST Tue, Nov 18 - Mon, Dec 1 $219
ATH IST Tue, Nov 18 - Mon, Dec 1 $334
ATH IST Tue, Nov 18 - Mon, Dec 1 $338
ATH IST Thu, Jan 1 - Mon, Jan 5 $526
ATH IST Tue, Nov 18 - Mon, Dec 1 $594
ATH IST Tue, Nov 18 - Mon, Dec 1 $632
ATH IST Thu, Jan 1 - Mon, Jan 5 $2,179

Athens and Istanbul airports and terminals

Airports in Athens , GR
map of airports in Athens
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    Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH)

    Distance from City Center: 12.2 miles

    Carriers for flights from ATH to IST

    Carriers
    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 ATH 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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Cheap flights from Athens to Istanbul

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Featured Istanbul Airport Hotels

Hotel only $198

TAV Airport Hotel ISTANBUL

3 stars
4.0 / 5 6 reviews

Ataturk Airport International Terminal 1 Yesilkoy Map

...Istanbul International Airport Hotel accommodates 85 rooms, 64 of which are situated on the land side, and 21 situated on the air side, in other words, custom-free.... In the International... More

Ramada Hotel and Suites Istanbul Atakoy

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

Zeytinlik Mahallesi Map

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Wow Airport hotel

4 stars
3.6 / 5 11 reviews

Istanbul Dunya Ticaret Merkezi Map

Wow airport hotel is opposite the ataturk international airport and near the cnr expo. More

Yesilkoy Airport Boutique Hotel

3 stars
1.0 / 5 2 reviews

Istanbul Caddesi 29 A-Block Map

...Yeşilköy Boutique Hotel is 5km to Ataturk Airport and World Trade Center,15 km to Esenler Bus Station.... Yeşilköy Airport Boutique Hotel is located in Yeşilköy where is known as old Greek... More

Yesilkoy Pension Ataturk Airport

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Istanbul cad. 29 B-Block Map

...Hotel is located in 5 minutes distance to Ataturk International Airport.... More

Hotel only $115

Blue Regency Airport Hotel

3 stars
2.9 / 5 9 reviews

Istanbul cad. 71 Bakirkoy Map

Blue Regency Ataturk Airport Hotel with FREE Wi-Fi, Wellness & Health Club, Fitness Center, Sauna, Garden Restaurant and Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Non-Smoking Rooms, Elevator, Safe Deposit Box,... More

November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Athens to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Nov 14 Athens (ATH) Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines $128
Earn $1.28
Return Sun, Nov 16 Istanbul (IST) Athens (ATH) Turkish Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Athens to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 18 Athens (ATH) Istanbul (IST) Aegean Airlines $103
Earn $1.03
Return Mon, Dec 1 Istanbul (IST) Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Athens to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 1 Athens (ATH) Istanbul (IST) Aegean Airlines $125
Earn $1.25
Return Mon, Jan 5 Istanbul (IST) Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Athens to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 1 Athens (ATH) Istanbul (IST) Aegean Airlines $125
Earn $1.25
Return Mon, Jan 5 Istanbul (IST) Athens (ATH) Aegean Airlines
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Flights to Istanbul

Flying out of Athens

Sometimes trying to find cheap airfare can be a challenging task, but Orbtiz.com makes searching through multiple airlines easy by comparing an assortment of airlines fares at the same time. This gives the budget-conscious traveler several options and makes it easy to find and book cheap flights from Athens.

Athens Major Airport

The major airport serving Athens is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, which is located about 22 miles from downtown Athens. Several major airlines service the airport, including Delta, US Airways, British Airways, KLM, Aeroflot, Air France, United, American, and several more. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air use Athens as a major hub. At Orbitz.com, travelers can compare the prices from most of these airlines, so they receive the best deals and options that suit their needs.

Parking Options at the Airport

The airport has several parking options, including short-term parking, long-term parking, and valet parking. The first 20 minutes are free in the short-term and long-term lots, which is ideal for dropping off passengers. A free shuttle bus will transport passengers to and from the airport terminals.

Transportation to the Airport

Several options are available for people to get to the airport, including taxis, the metro, rental cars, and buses. Taxis do not charge a flat rate as in some cities; instead they charge a metered rate, which is higher during nighttime hours. The metro and the express take 30 to 40 minutes to get downtown, and their prices vary. Car rentals are a more convenient option for people who want to explore the city. Check with Orbitz.com to book your rental and save more money.

Restaurants Located at the Airport

For those who need a snack or drink, the airport has the Aristotle Onassis Lounge, Goldair Handling Cip Lounge, and the Melina Merkouri Lounge. Along with food and drinks, these lounges offer other amenities including showers, television, and fax services.

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Istanbul Area Airports

Orbitz.com 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 Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.

Interesting facts about flights from Athens to Istanbul

    • 9 direct flights are operating from Athens to Istanbul today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 23m.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 7990 (2:05 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's earliest available flight from Athens to Istanbul.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 1844 (4:50 PM GMT, Boeing 737 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Athens to Istanbul.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Athens to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 1846, Airbus Industrie A330) takes 1h 15m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Athens to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 1844, Boeing 737 Passenger) takes 1h 30m.
    • Flights from Eleftherios Venizelos airport (ATH) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Athens and Istanbul

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-700 (Winglets) Passenger Turkish Airlines
De Havilland DHC-8 Dash 8-400 Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737 Passenger Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737-900 (Winglets) Passenger Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737-900 Passenger Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A319 Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A330-200 Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A330 Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A320 Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A321 Turkish Airlines