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$649 Find cheap flights from Sydney to Istanbul

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Sydney to Istanbul departing on 26/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Sydney to Istanbul, as well as popular online travel agencies
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Cheap flight deals from Sydney to Istanbul (SYD-IST)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Sydney to Istanbul that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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21:45 - 06:15SYD-IST
39h 30m1 stop
16:00 - 19:40IST-SYD
20h 40m1 stop
$1,026China Southern
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Mo, 12 Aug - Mo, 16 Sep
10:05 - 06:15SYD-IST
27h 10m1 stop
16:00 - 19:40IST-SYD
20h 40m1 stop
$1,032China Southern
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Di, 20 Aug - Mo, 16 Sep
12:00 - 08:30SYD-IST
28h 30m1 stop
13:35 - 10:00IST-SYD
36h 25m1 stop
$1,073China Eastern
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Mo, 4 Nov - Di, 26 Nov
11:00 - 08:30SYD-IST
28h 30m1 stop
14:00 - 07:40IST-SYD
34h 40m2 stops
$1,076China Eastern
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Di, 20 Aug - Di, 10 Sep
20:50 - 06:50SYD-IST
42h 00m1 stop
15:35 - 15:00IST-SYD
39h 25m1 stop
$1,100Sichuan Airlines
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Fr, 1 Nov - Fr, 15 Nov
20:20 - 06:30SYD-IST
41h 10m1 stop
15:35 - 14:15IST-SYD
39h 40m1 stop
$1,139Sichuan Airlines
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Mi, 3 Jul - Mi, 10 Jul
11:20 - 06:20SYD-IST
27h 00m2 stops
07:25 - 10:05IST-SYD
42h 40m2 stops
$1,297
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Mi, 6 Nov - Mo, 25 Nov
09:45 - 13:20SYD-IST
34h 35m2 stops
07:25 - 21:00IST-SYD
53h 35m2 stops
$1,303
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Mi, 18 Sep - Do, 17 Okt
10:30 - 16:10SYD-IST
37h 40m1 stop
17:20 - 08:30IST-SYD
31h 10m1 stop
$1,381Asiana Airlines
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Di, 15 Okt - Fr, 1 Nov
09:30 - 16:10SYD-IST
37h 40m1 stop
17:40 - 07:30IST-SYD
30h 50m1 stop
$1,575Asiana Airlines
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Fr, 2 Aug - Fr, 16 Aug

Flights from Sydney to Istanbul - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Sydney to Istanbul to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Sydney to Istanbul?

The average price of all flights from Sydney to Istanbul clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
If your flying dates are flexible, you should consider flying to Istanbul on a Wednesday, as we generally find the cheapest rates on that day for this route. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to fly from Sydney to Istanbul. For your return ticket, we recommend flying on a Saturday and avoiding Fridays for the best deals.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Istanbul?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Sydney to Istanbul, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Sydney to Istanbul is May, where tickets cost $1,648 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and September, where the average cost of tickets is $2,466 and $2,173 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Istanbul?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Sydney to Istanbul, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Sydney to Istanbul, you should book around 4 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 54 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Sydney to Istanbul?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets to Istanbul from Sydney were found on Sichuan Airlines ($649) and China Eastern ($742), and the lowest return tickets were found on China Southern ($1,026) and China Eastern ($1,073).

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$649
Flight from Sydney to Istanbul Airport

When to book flights from Sydney to Istanbul

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Sydney to Istanbul based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Sydney to Istanbul

  • Where do flights from Sydney to Istanbul stop?

    Flights from Sydney to Istanbul tend to include at least one stopover. Flights operated by Turkish Airlines usually stop at Kuala Lumpur (KUL), while Philippine Airlines flights stop in Manila (MNL). Etihad flights stop in Abu Dhabi (AUH) and Emirates flights stop in Dubai (DXB).

  • Which airlines offer routes with smaller carbon footprints?

    All Nippon Airways has introduced significant measures aimed at reducing the CO2 emitted on their flights. They run occasional trips from Sydney to Istanbul that stop at Haneda Aiport (HND), in Tokyo. These flights emit up to 51% less CO2 than average flights on this route.

  • Are there lounges at Sydney Airport (SYD)?

    You'll need to be at the airport a few hours before your flight from Sydney to Istanbul, so if you're looking for a place to relax, you can use one of their airport lounges. Qantas and Emirates have their own lounges for business passengers and frequent flyers. You can also pay to use the SkyTeam or Premium Plaza lounges.

  • Can I get special assistance on my journey from Sydney to Istanbul?

    If you need special assistance at the airport or on board your flights, contact your airline at least 48 hours in advance. If you are travelling with your own wheelchair, you can usually use it at the airport, but you'll need to check it at the gate and transfer to one provided by your airline.

  • How many airports can I fly to in Istanbul from Sydney Airport?

    Istanbul has two international airports. The Istanbul Airport is 50 km to the northwest of Istanbul city centre, on the European side of the city. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW) is 32 km from Istanbul city centre, on the Asian side of the metropolis. Both airports receive flights from Sydney Airport.

  • Which airport in Istanbul should I fly to from Sydney Airport?

    On average, the prices are quite similar when looking at flights to Sabiha Gokcen Airport and Istanbul Airport from Sydney Airport. Sabiha Gokcen Airport is closer to the city centre and a shuttle bus operates from the airport for around A$ 3.75; it takes about 90min. To get to the city centre from Istanbul Airport via public transport, you need to get the H2 bus to Sisli—Mecidiyekoy Station, then transfer to the M2 metro line to Taksim Square. It takes about 70min and costs roughly A$ 10. Both airports offer taxi services, and the taxi from Sabiha Gokcen Airport usually takes 50min and costs about A$ 37, while the taxi from Istanbul Airport takes roughly 55min and generally costs A$ 46.

  • Can I fly directly to Istanbul from Sydney Airport?

    Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to either international airport in Istanbul from Sydney Airport. Qatar Airways offers a one-stop flight path that stops in Doha (DOH) to both international airports. Etihad, Turkish Airlines and Singapore Airlines also offer one- or two-stop flight paths to Istanbul.

  • What is the cheapest flight from Sydney to Istanbul?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Sydney to Istanbul was $431 for a one-way ticket and $682 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Sydney to Istanbul?

    Sydney is served by only 1 airport and there are 2 airports in Istanbul. You will leave Sydney from Sydney Kingsford Smith and you will be arriving in Istanbul at one of these airports: Istanbul or Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Sydney to Istanbul?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Sydney to Istanbul?

    SkyTeam, Star Alliance, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Sydney and Istanbul, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.

  • What is the most popular stopover when flying to Istanbul from Sydney?

    Abu Dhabi is the most popular stopover city among KAYAK users travelling from Sydney to Istanbul.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Sydney to Istanbul?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Sydney to Istanbul.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Sydney to Istanbul?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Istanbul from Sydney is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Sydney to Istanbul?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Istanbul with an airline and back to Sydney with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Sydney to Istanbul?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Istanbul from Sydney up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight from Sydney to Istanbul

  • Turkish Airlines' EcoFly fare is a good middle-ground option that offers cheaper ticket prices from a major airline. It usually includes up to 15 kg of checked luggage, 8 kg of cabin luggage and a light meal. Their ExtraFly fare increases the checked luggage allowance to 20 kg.
  • Sometimes you can find cheaper flights by booking routes operated by multiple airlines. For example, Thai Airways and Oman Airways partner on a route that stops at Bangkok Airport (BKK) and Muscat International Airport (MCT). This route is usually fully connected, so your checked luggage will be transferred to the next aircraft, but always double-check.
  • Qantas Airways uses Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) as an airline hub, while Virgin Australia and Jetstar use Sydney Airport as a secondary hub.
  • Istanbul Airport (IST) has a mosque in the airport, where approximately 6,000 people can worship at the same time. It also has 44 prayer rooms; half are for men and half are for women.
  • Sydney Airport has three terminals; Terminal 1 functions as the international terminal and is separate from Terminals 2 and 3.
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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Sydney to Istanbul found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
26/6Mi
1 stopSichuan Airlines
41h 10mSYD-IST
$649
1/7Mo
1 stopSichuan Airlines
41h 10mSYD-IST
$655
5/7Fr
1 stopSichuan Airlines
41h 10mSYD-IST
$658
8/9So
1 stopChina Eastern
28h 30mSYD-IST
$742
2/7Di
1 stopChina Eastern
28h 30mSYD-IST
$746
2/7Di
2 stops
42h 15mSYD-IST
$749
26/6Mi
3 stops
32h 00mSYD-IST
$758
19/6Mi
1 stopThai Airways
26h 35mSYD-IST
$954
30/6So
1 stopChina Southern
27h 10mSYD-IST
$1,171
30/6So
1 stopChina Southern
27h 10mSYD-IST
$1,178

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Last minute flights from Sydney to Istanbul

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from Sydney to Istanbul that are departing in the next 10 days.
18/6Di
multi-stop
28h 30mSYD-IST
8/7Mo
multi-stop
20h 40mIST-SYD
$1,833
18/6Di
multi-stop
28h 30mSYD-IST
3/7Mi
multi-stop
33h 25mIST-SYD
$1,834
18/6Di
multi-stop
28h 30mSYD-IST
10/7Mi
multi-stop
20h 40mIST-SYD
$1,836
18/6Di
multi-stopAsiana Airlines
37h 40mSYD-IST
6/7Sa
multi-stopAsiana Airlines
30h 50mIST-SYD
$1,928
18/6Di
multi-stopChina Eastern
28h 30mSYD-IST
15/7Mo
multi-stopChina Eastern
36h 05mIST-SYD
$1,937
18/6Di
multi-stopAsiana Airlines
37h 40mSYD-IST
12/7Fr
multi-stopAsiana Airlines
30h 50mIST-SYD
$2,048
18/6Di
multi-stopChina Eastern
28h 30mSYD-IST
4/7Do
multi-stopChina Eastern
34h 40mIST-SYD
$2,189
18/6Di
multi-stopThai Airways
26h 35mSYD-IST
7/7So
multi-stopThai Airways
34h 50mIST-SYD
$2,210
15/6Sa
multi-stopEmirates
46h 20mSYD-IST
29/6Sa
multi-stopEmirates
48h 05mIST-SYD
$2,381
14/6Fr
multi-stopEmirates
42h 25mSYD-SAW
29/6Sa
multi-stopEmirates
49h 00mSAW-SYD
$2,498

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Sydney - Istanbul Flights

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