Finding cheap flights to Istanbul is easy when you have Orbitz at your fingertips. Not only does Orbitz offer great deals on Istanbul flights, but we also include some special extras to make booking a breeze. Just check out our:
Mobile Site and Apps
With Orbitz’s mobile site, m.orbitz.com, you can book your flights to Istanbul through your smartphone or tablet’s Web browser. Plus, our free downloadable apps for Android and iPhone mean it’s just a simple click to access your flight updates and alerts. You can even book exclusive mobile-only deals on hotels to go with your flights to Istanbul—even on the same day.
Pick and Choose or Book Full Vacation Packages
Don’t just be satisfied with great deals on Istanbul flights—go for the full package! With Orbitz, you can also find fantastic savings on the perfect hotel, car rental, cruise, and even activities, so you don’t waste your trip waiting in line but have the time to enjoy your trip. Pick and choose the add-ons you need, or book an entire vacation package for greater overall discounts.
Rewards That Are Miles Better
Booking directly with an airline earns you air miles or points, and you can get those same rewards with booking on Orbitz too. When you book qualifying flights to Istanbul with Orbitz, just add in your frequent flyer number during your online booking and your details will be sent to your program.
Great Deals Every Day
Add in our extra savings on packages, free nights, and other discounts, and you know you are in good hands.
Istanbul When to Go
By far the best times to visit Istanbul are spring (April and May) and fall (September and October), when local kids are on a school schedule, the daytime weather is in the 60s, and the nights cool off pleasantly.
In summer, average temperatures are in the low- to mid-80’s, though on rare occasions it hits 100-plus degrees. Warm weather brings most of the art and music fests: The Istanbul Foundation for Culture & Arts organizes dance, film, theatre, and puppet festivals (April/May); jazz and music (June/July); and a biennial in the fall.
In winter, it can get cold and wet enough to snow, though the average high is around 50, and the precipitation is usually rain. Thanks to its maritime location at the nexus of the Sea of Marmara, Bosphorus, and Black Sea, it can get both windy and humid here—and there’s fog more than 200 days a year (though it usually burns off in late morning).
It’s not just weather to consider: Religious holidays create seasons of their own. During the month of Ramadan (usually around July and August), holy sites can be crowded, traffic right before the evening meal can be heavy, and restaurant service can be irregular. During Kurban Bayramı (around October/November), the most important Islamic festival of the year and a five-day public holiday, hotels fill up, banks close, and ATMs can even run out of money. If you really want the city to yourself (along with cheaper hotel rooms), and can handle some chill and precipitation, travel here in March and November.
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