Istanbul HolidaysTurkey
Today Istanbul remains as one of the world’s greatest cultural landmarks. Historically, the city has acted as the meeting place of eastern and western culture and the sight of countless power struggles throughout history. Straddling the Bosphorus strait connecting the Sea of Marmara with the Black Sea, the city once …

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How to get to Istanbul

Here's what you need to know about getting to Istanbul. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Istanbul takes 3 hours, 55 minutes.

When to go to Istanbul

Typical Holiday Price

£429 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Istanbul varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

January

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - January is the cheapest month to go to Istanbul.

Where to stay in Istanbul

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Istanbul, according to other travellers.

Reviews of Istanbul

Khairul Iman Nazari
Khairul Iman Nazari
19/05/2019

Everyone will fall in love with Turkey. An absolute location for your holiday

Sandra B
Sandra B
06/05/2019

Value for money! Even if you stay two weeks or more you have always something new to explore. Magnificent city, you feel welcome all the time. City that you will return in for certain.

Sherefa Alhooti
Sherefa Alhooti
02/04/2019

I’ve been to Istanbul a few times now but always in December/January and even though it’s freezing cold, its so beautiful. There’s so much history to discover, the breathtaking nature and the amazing food. So worth to visit

Monika Bilbija
Monika Bilbija
16/03/2019

Turkish people very very kind.I felt very safe in Turkey.We stayed in Hilton hotel and we had the best experience.

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