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Discover a rich tapestry of history, and explore the bridge between Europe and Asia, when you book flights from Gassim to Istanbul. Our aircraft depart daily from the Saudi Arabian city, with a connection in Dubai, so you can fly any day of the week, allowing you to tailor your journey to your needs.
Our affordable Economy Class fares will suit every budget. Settle into one of our ergonomic seats, designed with comfort in mind, and indulge in a spectrum of at-seat entertainment. Swipe through your personal touchscreen and discover a wide selection of movies, TV shows and games or hook up to our onboard WiFi and catch up with the latest news from around the globe.
Elevate your journey with a seat in Business Class. You’ll enjoy all the amenities of Economy, as well as a range of exclusive perks. Do some work with our laptop-friendly fold-out tables and AC power outlets, or just sit back and relax in your spacious seat boasting copious leg room.
Gassim to Istanbul
- Around six flights depart daily from Gassim to Istanbul, with a stopover in Dubai
- Your first flight will take you from Saudi Arabia, over the Arabian Gulf and into the UAE. From here you’ll catch your connecting flight, which will cross over Iraq and Syria before landing in Turkey
- Your total journey time will vary depending on the flight you choose. The first leg will take approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes, while the second flight will last around 4 hours and 50 minutes
Your trip to Istanbul begins at Gassim Regional Airport (ELQ), just 27 km south-west of the provincial capital Buraydah. Take advantage of airport parking and drive your own car or organise a taxi or private hire car.
Save time at the airport and check in online before you arrive, or simply head to one of our check-in desks in the terminal. Sail through bag-drop and security, before making your way into the departure lounge, where a variety of shops and a cafe await to help you feel refreshed before your flight.
From Gassim, it takes just over two hours to reach Dubai International Airport (DXB). Make the most of your connection time by stretching your legs and stocking up on duty free goods from the airport’s many shops.
Your second flight will take just under five hours to reach Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) on the Asian side of Istanbul. Once you’ve collected your baggage, you’ll find there are plenty of ways to reach the city centre. A high-speed rail link at nearby Pendik Station connects the airport to the heart of the city, while buses run regularly, too. Alternatively, catch a taxi from just outside the airport exit, arrange a private transfer or hire a car with flydubai.
Unique shopping experiences, ancient culture and a thriving foodie scene - Istanbul has it all. Tour the city's historical hotspots – admire the vast dome of the centuries-old Aya Sofia and marvel at the beautiful tiles decorating the Blue Mosque’s interior. Between sightseeing or business meetings take a break and treat yourself to some of the finest Turkish fare. Try the city’s delicious signature kebabs in one of the many eateries just off Taksim Square, before browsing the buzzing stalls at the Grand Bazaar for souvenirs. Get ready to explore when you book flights from Gassim to Istanbul today.