Flights from Istanbul to Dubai

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Flight information Istanbul to Dubai

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 1857 miles

4h 15min

Most popular airline last month

Turkish Airlines

Dubai and Dubai Creek SPB

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Dubai: Dubai and Dubai Creek SPB.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Istanbul to Dubai is £166. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
4h 15min is the average flight time from Istanbul to Dubai.
There are 6 airlines who fly direct from Istanbul to Dubai.
As of November, there are 58 flights per week flying from Istanbul to Dubai.

Flights from Istanbul to Dubai are available from Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (IST) or Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Dubai International Airport (DKB) or Dubai Al Maktoum Airport (DWC). Most flights from Istanbul to Dubai leave from Istanbul Ataturk International Airport. If you book one to three months in advance, you're more likely to find cheap flights from Istanbul to Dubai. You are advised to be at the airport 90 minutes to 2 hours before departure time. Ensure that you're carrying your visa and passport for clearance at customs.

Pegasus Airlines, flydubai, Turkish Airlines and Emirates offer direct flights from Istanbul to Dubai. Flynn, Oman Air, Mahan Air, Saudi Arabian, Aeroflot, Royal Jordanian, Pakistan, Mea, Lufthansa, KLM, Astana, Jazeera, Azul, Uzbekistan and Gulf Air are among the dozens of airlines offering cheap flights from Istanbul to Dubai with more than one stopover. Consider travelling from Istanbul to Dubai with multi-stop flights to get savings of between 20 and 60 per cent when compared to direct flights.

Airport Transfer to the City

The majority of flights from Istanbul to Dubai arrive in Dubai through Dubai International Airport (DXB), one of the busiest airports in the world. The airport is served by three terminals with Terminal One serving all international airlines apart from Emirates and Qantas. Terminal Two serves flydubai and other low-cost carriers. Terminal Three serves all Qantas and Emirates flights only. The airport free shuttle goes from one terminal to another.

The airport is 3 miles away from the city. Connect to the city centre using Dubai Metro trains, which leave every 10 minutes. Alternatively, you may use Dubai's airport shuttle and public buses running regularly. The bus station is located opposite the terminals. Hertz, Europcar and SIXT are among the car rental companies available. Metred taxis are also available on a 24-hour basis.

At the airport, you can enjoy international cuisine from Marrybrown, Brioche Doree and Caviar House & Prunier Seafood. Duty-free stores will serve your shopping needs. Apart from different ATMs in all terminals, there are branches of Dubai Islamic Bank and Emirates NBD for your banking needs. The cost of meals in Dubai is 47 per cent higher than in Istanbul.

Time and Weather Difference

Dubai is one hour ahead of Istanbul. You'll want to adjust your watch one hour ahead when you fly from Istanbul to Dubai.

Dubai is generally warmer than Istanbul year-round. In Dubai, August is the hottest month with average temperatures at 36 °C while January is the coldest month with average temperatures at 19 °C. June has the most daily sunshine at 12 hours while February is the wettest month, receiving rainfall at an average of 40 millimetres. In Istanbul, July is the hottest month with average temperatures at 24 °C while February is the coldest with average temperatures at 6 °C. July receives most daily sunshine at 12 hours while January receives rainfall at 100 millimetres.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.