Durban to Istanbul Flights
Flights to Istanbul
King Shaka International Airport
If you're looking for affordable flights from Durban, Orbitz.com can help you find the deals that you're looking for. When you leave Durban, you'll be flying out of King Shaka International Airport, also known as La Mercy Airport. The airport is located 22 miles north of town and became South Africa's newest airport when it opened in 2010 just in time for the World Cup.
Transportation to the King Shaka International Airport
There are several ways to get to the airport. One popular shuttle service is the King Shaka Airport Shuttle Bus, which stops at all major stops between the airport and town. These shuttle buses run every 30 to 45 minutes. There are plenty of taxi services available as well. The average taxi rate from the center of town to the airport is 450 rand, or $55.
Parking at the Airport
There is long-term and short-term parking available at the airport. Short-term parking is about $2.40 per hour. Long-term parking is $24 total for a minimum of three days.
Dining at the Airport
There are plenty of places to eat at the airport. One key feature of the new airport is the Landside Piazza, located outside the passenger terminal in the Arrival's Hall. It's a beautiful, open space with views of Durban's gorgeous landscape. Grab a breakfast at News Café or Mugg & Bean before your flight. Book your flights from Durban with Orbitz.com, so you can move on to your next adventure.
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.
Cheap flights from Durban to Istanbul
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Durban and Istanbul airports and terminals
Airports in Durban, ZA
King Shaka - Durban Int'l (DUR)
Distance from City Center: 15.8 miles
Flight schedule for flights from Durban to Istanbul on Wed, Dec 11, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|British Airways/Turkish Airlines||BA6206/TK41||DUR||3:05 PM||IST||5:30 AM||733/330||14hr 25min|
|South African Airways/Turkish Airlines||SA7981/TK41||DUR||11:00 AM||IST||5:30 AM||738/330||18hr 30min|
|South African Airways/Turkish Airlines||SA562/TK41||DUR||2:45 PM||IST||5:30 AM||319/330||14hr 45min|
|South African Airways/Turkish Airlines||SA566/TK41||DUR||3:35 PM||IST||5:30 AM||738/330||13hr 55min|
|South African Airways/Turkish Airlines||SA570/TK41||DUR||4:55 PM||IST||5:30 AM||319/330||12hr 35min|
|Emirates/Turkish Airlines||EK776/TK763||DUR||6:45 PM||IST||11:25 AM||77W/321||16hr 40min|
|South African Airways/Turkish Airlines||SA7164/TK763||DUR||6:45 PM||IST||11:25 AM||77W/321||16hr 40min|
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