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Fares from $487 One Way, $631 Round Trip from Dakar to Istanbul

Prices starting at $631 for return flights and $487 for one-way flights to Istanbul were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Istanbul from Dakar

Route Information for Flights from Dakar to Istanbul

Origin Airport IATA CodeDKR
Destination Airport IATA CodeIST
Distance3290 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesTurkish Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival6:30PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival6:30PM UTC

Find Cheap Flights from Dakar to Istanbul

Flying out of Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport

If you're on the hunt for affordable flights from Dakar, start your search at Orbitz.com. Just plug in your travel details to search for deals on everything from air tickets to hotel rooms. When your plane leaves Dakar, it will be flying out of Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport. The airport is located 10 miles northwest of Dakar. The airlines providing service to the airport include Air France, Delta Airlines and South African Airlines. They provide service to and from cities around the world, including Paris, New York and Madrid.

Transportation to Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport

You can take a taxi to get to the airport. Standard rates from town to the airport are about 5,000 Senegalese francs, or $9.50. You could also take the #8 bus to the airport, which costs 250 Senegalese francs, or 50 cents.

Parking at the Airport

There is both short-term and long-term parking at the airport. Short-term parking is about 500 Senegalese francs per hour, or 90 cents. Long-term parking will cost you 6,500 Senegalese francs per day, or $12.50.

Dining Options at the Airport

Le Petit Zinc is one of the airport's few restaurants. If the restaurant is not open and you have an early flight, you may want to grab coffee and a snack from one of the airport's concession stands. Let Orbitz.com help you find the best deals on flights from Dakar so that you can enjoy your trip while staying on budget.

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.

Flights from Dakar to Istanbul - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Dakar to Istanbul?

Yes, Turkish Airlines flies nonstop from Dakar to Istanbul, so you'll be embarking on your awesome adventure before you know it.

What is the shortest flight from Dakar to Istanbul?

From Dakar, the eclectic sights and sounds of Istanbul are at least 6 hours and 55 minutes away. Book your favorite seat, or perhaps even one with more legroom, and fly to your destination in total comfort.

What airlines fly from Dakar to Istanbul (and vicinity) most frequently?

Turkish Airlines is the most frequent airline operating on the Dakar to Istanbul (and vicinity) route. Choose from 20 flights every month with this carrier.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Istanbul?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Istanbul have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Istanbul with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Istanbul without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.