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Everything you need to know before flying with Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines flights

David Eiselt updated 26. 9. 2023

It's always a good idea to compare flights with Turkish Airlines with competing airlines first. The prices of quality and fair ticket sellers are comparable to those found directly on turkishairlines.com, so there is no need to buy tickets directly on the airline's website.

We recommend using Skyscanner.com or other similar comparison sites before buying tickets.

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Ticket prices

Ticket prices with Turkish Airlines are in line with the market and you can usually find return flights between Europe and Istanbul around 200 EUR to 300 EUR. For intercontinental flights, expect typically higher prices depending on the departure point. Flights to the USA cost around 600 EUR, South America around 800 EUR and Southeast Asia such as Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore or Bali will be similarly priced.

When to buy tickets

When to buy tickets with Turkish Airlines? The best time to buy tickets is about 3-4 months before departure for flights between Europe and Istanbul. There is a one-month wider period for flights outside Europe, where we recommend monitoring prices and buying tickets between 3 and 5 months before your planned trip.

Turkish Airlines does not often have promotions. Therefore, it is advisable not to rely on a miracle and to follow the above dates.

Destinations

Turkish Airlines offers a huge number of destinations and in the current year alone, it offers just under 300. Apart from Oceania, it flies almost all over the world. However, it will offer tickets to Australia and New Zealand in partnership with Asian airlines such as Malindo Air.

The main air base is at Istanbul IST airport. From here, flights to virtually all over the world are operated.

Most destinations are in Europe and the Middle East.

Route map

We could spend dozens of hours listing specific destinations, so it's best to take a look at the Turkish Airlines route map, either directly on the turkishairlines.com/route-map website or in the images below.

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David Eiselt

David is the founder and CEO of Cestee. He is also an avid traveller with 302 flights and 49 countries visited.

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