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Fares from $346 One Way, $315 Round Trip from Doha to Istanbul

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More About Flying To Istanbul from Doha

Route Information for Flights from Doha to Istanbul

Origin Airport IATA CodeDOH
Destination Airport IATA CodeIST
Distance1713 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesQatar Airways, Turkish Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival8:35AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:35PM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Doha to Istanbul

Doha International Airport

Scheduling flights from Doha is easy for the traveler who uses Orbitz.com. Doha International Airport has over 35 international airlines that service business and leisure air travelers throughout the world. In 2012, the airport served over 8.5 million people who traveled in or out of Doha. The Doha International Airport also has an award-winning duty free shop, where electronics, liquor, perfume, and tobacco can be purchased.

Parking at Doha International

There are both short-term and long-term parking options available at the Doha International Airport. Short-term parking is suitable for drivers who require 30 days or less of parking. The fee is 5 riyals for one hour or 120 riyals for one day. Long-term parking is available at a rate of two riyals per hour or 45 riyals per day.

Transportation at the Airport

Orbitz.com can help travelers arrange a car rental from Doha International. Limousines, and taxis are also available. Visitors should also know that the public bus system offers a free shuttle bus that travels between the departures and arrivals terminal every 10 minutes. The public bus system, provided by the Mowasalat Company, also provides low-cost transportation in all major cities in Qatar.

Dining at the Doha International Airport

For travelers who don't have much time, Costa Coffee and Sterling: Coffee Beanery both offer a selection of coffee, drinks, and light snacks. People with more time before their flight should visit the Sterling food court to explore a variety of fast-food restaurants. It's located on the first floor of the Transit and Departure Terminal. Travelers who use Orbitz.com can easily find inexpensive flights from Doha.

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 Doha to Istanbul - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Doha to Istanbul?

Yes, you'll be pleased to hear that you can fly straight from Doha (DOH-Hamad Intl.) to Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.). Direct flights are offered by Qatar Airways and Pegasus.

What is the shortest flight from Doha to Istanbul?

With the flight from Doha (DOH-Hamad Intl.) to Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) taking a minimum of 4 hours and 20 minutes, there's plenty of time to kick back and enjoy the ride. Indulge in an in-flight wine or two and get comfy in your seat with a gripping movie or novel.

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

Qatar Airways (QR) offers 91 flights every month between Doha Airport (DOH-Hamad Intl.) to Istanbul Airport (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.). Your next big adventure is just a few clicks away. Pegasus Airlines (PC) also operates services from Doha (and vicinity) to Istanbul (and vicinity). It's another reliable choice and has 40 flights monthly.

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.