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Fares from $105 One Way, $170 Round Trip from Milan to Istanbul

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Airports in Milan

Travelers should consider all three major airports in the area when searching for cheap flights from Milan. The Malpensa Milan Airport is located 30 miles from central Milan on Ferno Varese. Over 70 airlines service the airport, including US Airways, Norwegian, American Airlines and Air Italy. The Milano Linate Airport is located four miles east of the downtown area on Via Forlanini. Fourteen airlines fly in and out of the airport, including British Airways, Delta, American Airlines and US Airways. The Bergamo-Orio al Serio International Airport is 28 miles from downtown Milan. Twelve airlines provide services to the airport, including Air Arabia, Neos, Onur Air and Wind Jet. Orbitz.com allows travelers to search a variety of airlines to locate the best deals for flights out of Milan.

Parking at the Airports

Parking options at Bergamo include low-cost parking and terminal parking. The Azzurro Car Park is close by and offers free shuttle services to and from the airport. Parking at the Malpensa Milan Airport offers a variety of options. Terminal one offers a multilevel parking garage with short-term parking. It is the most expensive parking option. Terminal two has an open lot near the terminal with both long-term and short-term parking available. Valet parking services are available for both lots, and the airport offers free shuttle services to and from the main terminal. The Milano Linate Airport provides both short-term and long-term parking with fees charged by the hour or by the day.

Transportation to the Airports

All three airports in Milan offer the same basic transportation options. Orbitz.com can assist travelers in locating and reserving a rental car. Many agencies are located within the airports. The Malpensa Express connects the center of Milan to the Milan Malpensa Airport, with trains arriving every 30 minutes. The Azienda Trasporti Milanesi operates within the metro area, and it runs throughout the city to each one of the airports. Public transportation to any one of the airports takes approximately 30 minutes to an hour. Taxis are available at any one of the taxi stands around the city. They are available for metered rates both to and from the airport.

Restaurants at the Milan Airports

It is advisable to arrive at the airport a few hours before boarding time. Individuals that arrive early have time to eat breakfast or grab a cup of coffee. Restaurants at the Malpensa Milan Airport and the Milano Linate Airport include the Gran Café, which features a variety of coffees and bakery items. The Bergamo-Orio al Serio International Airport features a juice bar and a 24-hour coffee shop, which offers blended coffee, espresso and pastries. Orbitz.com offers assistance in booking cheap flights from Milan.

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 Milan to Istanbul - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Milan to Istanbul?

There certainly is. Turkish Airlines offers direct flights from Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.) to Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.), which makes traveling from Milan to Istanbul a piece of cake.

What is the shortest flight from Milan to Istanbul?

It can take as little as 2 hours and 50 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the journey from Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.) to Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.).

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

Turkish Airlines is the most frequent airline operating on the Milan (and vicinity) to Istanbul (and vicinity) route. Choose from 99 flights each 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.