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|February||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 3% drop in price.|
|July||Most popular time to fly with an average 17% increase in price.|
Average price of a round-trip
|$963||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Istanbul Ataturk Airport
- Looking for cheap airfare to Istanbul Ataturk Airport? 25% of our users found round-trip tickets to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for the following prices or less: From Los Angeles $751, from Miami $773, from Houston George Bush Intcntl $804
- Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
- High season is considered to be June and July. The cheapest month to fly to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is February.
- If you are booking flights into Istanbul, there are two international airports for you to choose from. You can fly into Ataturk Airport in Yesilkoy which is located on the European side of the city. Or, you can fly into Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Kurtkoy which is located on the Asian side.
- Ataturk Airport is the main airport serving the city of Istanbul and is the largest airport in Turkey. The two airports are roughly a 30 minute drive apart depending on traffic. Ataturk Airport is located 15 miles west of the city’s center. Sabiha Gokcen Airport is located 22 miles southeast of the city’s center.
- Istanbul is the only intercontinental city. Half of the city is located on the European side and half is located on the Asian side. It is separated by water and you can use one of two intercontinental bridges to cross it. When choosing your flights to Istanbul, be aware of which side your accommodations are on. You can easily take a ferry from one side to the other.
- It’s very easy to get from either of the Istanbul airports to the center of the city. You can take a variety of public transportation options including a city tram, buses, rental car, and a shuttle service. If you need to go to travel across the strait, you can take a shuttle bus to the seaport.
- When taking a taxi in Istanbul, be sure that the meter is on for your trip. It is not advised to book transportation from taxis and shuttles for a flat rate fee because this generally results in a higher fare. Drivers that use a metered fare will usually have more affordable service.
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