Istanbul to Thira Flights
Istanbul and Thira airports and terminals
Airports in Istanbul , TR
Ataturk airport (IST)
Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles
Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
Distance from City Center: 19 miles
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Flights to Thira
Ataturk International Airport
Locating cheap flights from Istanbul can be a challenge. Orbitz.com allows you to search many different airlines at one time in order to locate bargain tickets. The Ataturk International Airport is located approximately 17 miles from downtown Istanbul on Yesilkoy. Over 70 airlines currently service the Ataturk International Airport. These include Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Swiss International Airlines and Delta. Orbitz.com provides bookings for the majority of these airlines.
Parking at the Airport
There are several options for parking at the Ataturk International Airport. The multistory car park provides vehicle protection, the open car park is available for both short- and long-term parking, and valet parking is available for an extra charge. Parking fees are charged by the hour and by the day, depending on the amount of parking time. Shuttle services are available to and from the parking lots to the main terminals.
Transportation to the Airport
The metro rail system is available to and from the airport to various locations throughout the city. Rates are based on the distance traveled. The intra-city Seabus provides transportation to the airport from several surrounding cities for a flat fee. There are also taxi services that provide metered rates throughout Istanbul. As an alternative transportation option, you can rent a car. Orbitz.com can help locate car rental services at discount prices.
Restaurants at the Ataturk International Airport
There are several dining options to choose from at the Ataturk International Airport. Burger King offers a selection of breakfast items, including coffee and juice. The Sky restaurant has an extensive menu with a variety of breakfast items to choose from. Orbitz.com helps travelers locate cheap flights from Istanbul, which are especially meaningful for those flying on a budget.
Santorini (Thira) National Airport
Thira, or Santorini, is an island in the Aegean Sea. It is 120 miles from mainland Greece and is 17 kilometers from the northernmost part of Santorini. Charter and cheap flights to Thira are serviced by Santorini (Thira) National Airport. The airport's apron is relatively small and can only handle six civilian planes at a time. Although the airport is small, it is the hub to many international airlines including easyJet, a popular European airline that offers great low-cost air ticket deals. Other airlines that fly to the city are Aegean Airlines, Air Berlin, Transavia, Edelweiss Air, Condor and Germanwings. Most of the airlines operate during specific seasons. You can also fly to Thira via Athens.
Transportation from Santorinin (Thira) National Airport
Thira airport has bus, shuttle and taxi services within the airport. Three car-rental companies operate in the airport, and travelers are encouraged to reserve rentals cars or taxis in advance for easy transport. The local bus system is the only public transportation in Thira. The bus goes to Fira, the main bus station. If you are going to another destination, you have to get off and arrange the changeover at the station. Bus schedules change, especially during the winter season, so make sure to check the schedule posted outside of the airport.
Weather in Thira
Thira experiences the typical Mediterranean climate. The hot and dry season lasts from April to October while the wet and winter season runs from November to March. Umbrellas are rarely needed in Thira, even during the rainy season, and the sky stays clear during the days. Winter evenings can bring about cooler temperatures, so make sure to carry a jacket or sweater if you're going for a night stroll.
Major Attractions in Thira
Thira is well-known for its two archaeological sites: the prehistoric Akrotiri civilization and the ancient Mesa Vouno civilization. Both sites are well-preserved, and tourists can get a glimpse of the prehistoric settlements. Beaches in Thira are popular for their unique land formations and the varying color of sands. Book cheap flights to Thira with Orbitz.com and experience the marvelous island.
Flight schedule for flights from Istanbul to Thira on Sun, Dec 21, 2014
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Aegean Airlines/Olympic Air||A33151/OA6352||IST||7:40 AM||JTR||10:45 AM||321/320||3hr 5min|
|Aegean Airlines/Aegean Airlines||A33151/A3352||IST||7:40 AM||JTR||10:45 AM||321/320||3hr 5min|
|Turkish Airlines/Olympic Air||TK1845/OA6352||IST||7:40 AM||JTR||10:45 AM||321/320||3hr 5min|
|Turkish Airlines/Aegean Airlines||TK1845/A3352||IST||7:40 AM||JTR||10:45 AM||321/320||3hr 5min|
|Aegean Airlines/Aegean Airlines||A3993/A3360||IST||3:50 PM||JTR||7:55 PM||320/DH4||4hr 5min|
|Aegean Airlines/Olympic Air||A3993/OA6360||IST||3:50 PM||JTR||7:55 PM||320/DH4||4hr 5min|
|Olympic Air/Aegean Airlines||OA6993/A3360||IST||3:50 PM||JTR||7:55 PM||320/DH4||4hr 5min|
|Olympic Air/Olympic Air||OA6993/OA6360||IST||3:50 PM||JTR||7:55 PM||320/DH4||4hr 5min|
|Turkish Airlines/Aegean Airlines||TK7993/A3360||IST||3:50 PM||JTR||7:55 PM||320/DH4||4hr 5min|
|Turkish Airlines/Olympic Air||TK7993/OA6360||IST||3:50 PM||JTR||7:55 PM||320/DH4||4hr 5min|
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