Dubai to Istanbul flights


Fly to Istanbul from Dubai in less than five hours with flydubai. With a flight every day, travelling from the United Arab Emirates to the Turkish capital is easy.

We offer up to seven direct flights every week, so you can plan your trips easily, with flexible flying options. With seats in both Economy and Business Class, you also have the option to choose the airfare which suits you best.

While you fly, take the opportunity to relax and enjoy our inflight entertainment. With your own personal 12.1-inch HD touchscreen, explore the most exciting Hollywood hits and take in a variety of international TV shows, music and games.

Before you step onboard, discover our internationally-inspired menu and pre-order a delicious hot meal. Snacks and drinks are also available for you to enjoy throughout the course of your flight.

At flydubai, we want you to relax and have a comfortable journey. Our ergonomic seats, are specifically designed to give you more legroom and space. What’s more, with our award-winning WiFi available on most of our flights, you can stay connected as you travel.

Dubai to Istanbul

  • At flydubai, we offer up to seven flights a week from Dubai to Istanbul
  • Head over the Arabian Gulf and across Iran, Iraq and Syria before touching down in Istanbul
  • Your flight will take approximately 4 hours 50 minutes
  • Also, search and book flights from Istanbul to Dubai

Your journey


Situated just a 15 minute drive from the centre of the city, making your way to Dubai International Airport (DXB) is simple. There are a variety of transfer options available - you can take the bus, hop in a taxi or, with convenient parking facilities, drive yourself there.

At flydubai we want to ensure that your journey with us is as smooth as possible, and that includes providing a quick and easy check-in. Save time and check-in online up to 48 hours before your flight. Alternatively, head to one of our counters when you arrive at the airport and check-in with a member of our team, who are always happy to help.

Once you’ve dropped off your bags and finished through security, head to the departure lounge and explore all of the facilities Dubai International Airport has to offer. Visit restaurants and delve into a huge range of duty free shopping before you fly.

Once you have arrived at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW), take advantage of the variety of transfer options available to you. Arrange a private transfer or catch a taxi into the city centre. Alternatively, you can hop on a bus or take a rail link at nearby Pendik station for a quick and easy service. Located just 1.5km from the TEM motorway you can hire a car and drive into the city centre in less than an hour.

Discover Istanbul


Located where the east meets the west, Istanbul is the dynamic city that straddles both Europe and Asia. With a rich and diverse heritage, there are countless cultural experiences available in Istanbul. If you’re a foodie, this city is your dream destination – sample the fusion of cuisines that come from a melting-pot of culinary history. Explore the art and architecture of ancient civilisations and experience the vibrancy of local life when you fly to Istanbul.

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