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Find cheap flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul from R4 791

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from OR Tambo to Istanbul departing on 6/10. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap flight deals from OR Tambo to Istanbul (JNB-IST)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from OR Tambo to Istanbul that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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7:55 - 3:45JNB-IST
18h 50m1 stop
1:40 - 6:25IST-JNB
29h 45m1 stop
R8 790Air Algerie
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Mon, Sep 2 - Sat, Sep 14
7:55 - 0:20JNB-IST
15h 25m1 stop
5:00 - 6:25IST-JNB
26h 25m1 stop
R8 808Air Algerie
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Mon, Sep 2 - Sun, Sep 15
9:55 - 13:20JNB-IST
26h 25m1 stop
14:45 - 8:35IST-JNB
18h 50m1 stop
R9 096Etihad Airways
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Wed, Sep 11 - Tue, Sep 24
9:55 - 6:20JNB-IST
19h 25m1 stop
7:25 - 8:35IST-JNB
26h 10m1 stop
R9 204Etihad Airways
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Wed, Jul 17 - Sun, Jul 28
20:15 - 18:35JNB-IST
21h 20m1 stop
20:05 - 17:00IST-JNB
21h 55m1 stop
R9 385Qatar Airways
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Tue, Oct 1 - Tue, Oct 8
20:15 - 18:35JNB-SAW
21h 20m1 stop
13:40 - 17:00SAW-JNB
28h 20m1 stop
R9 493Qatar Airways
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Wed, Sep 11 - Tue, Sep 24
23:15 - 21:00JNB-SAW
20h 45m1 stop
19:30 - 21:20SAW-JNB
26h 50m1 stop
R9 547KLM
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Wed, Sep 11 - Mon, Sep 23
23:15 - 17:10JNB-SAW
16h 55m1 stop
19:30 - 21:20SAW-JNB
26h 50m1 stop
R9 565KLM
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Mon, Sep 9 - Mon, Sep 23
8:20 - 21:10JNB-IST
11h 50m1 stop
0:10 - 13:05IST-JNB
13h 55m1 stop
R10 069Ethiopian Air
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Tue, Sep 3 - Tue, Sep 10
8:20 - 21:10JNB-IST
11h 50m1 stop
23:55 - 13:05IST-JNB
14h 10m1 stop
R10 195Ethiopian Air
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Thu, Jul 18 - Mon, Jul 29

Flights from OR Tambo to Istanbul - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from OR Tambo to Istanbul to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul flight route?

The cheapest price for flight routes found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks for one-way flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul.
Our data shows that the cheapest route for a one-way flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul cost R6 647 and was between Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and Istanbul Airport. On average, the best prices are found if you fly this route. The average price for a return flight for this route is R11 280.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Johannesburg to Istanbul?

The average price of all flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
For Johannesburg to Istanbul, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Istanbul back to Johannesburg, the best deals are generally found on Saturday, with Monday being the most expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul is February, where tickets cost R9 186 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and June, where the average cost of tickets is R12 014 and R11 474 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul, you should book around 1 week before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 73 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the last 3 days, Qatar Airways offered the best one-way deal for that route, at R4 791. KAYAK users also found Johannesburg to Istanbul return flights on Air Algerie from R8 790 and on Etihad Airways from R9 096.

Which airlines fly direct between Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and Istanbul?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul.
There is just one airline that flies from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul direct and that is Turkish Airlines. The best one-way deal found from Turkish Airlines for the route is R11 143.

How many flights are there between Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and Istanbul per day?

Each day, there are between 1 and 2 nonstop flights that take off from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and land in Istanbul, with an average flight time of 9h 55m. The most common departure time is 17:00 and most flights take off in the afternoon, while the most flights land at Istanbul Airport. Each week, there are 8 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Sunday, when 25% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Friday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport and Istanbul?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 3 cabin class options for the route. These are Business, Economy and Prem Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul take?

This flight route requires at least one stop and takes a minimum of 9h 55m.

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Cheapest flight

R4 791
Flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul Airport

When to book flights from OR Tambo to Istanbul

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from OR Tambo to Istanbul based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking Johannesburg to Istanbul flights

  • What is the cheapest flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Istanbul was R266 for a one-way ticket and R488 for a return.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Johannesburg to Istanbul?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul?

    oneworld, Star Alliance, and SkyTeam are the airline alliances operating flights between Johannesburg and Istanbul, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Johannesburg to Istanbul?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Istanbul from Johannesburg is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Istanbul with an airline and back to Johannesburg with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Johannesburg to Istanbul?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Istanbul from Johannesburg up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Prefer to fly direct from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Istanbul?

Find which airlines fly direct from OR Tambo to Istanbul, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

Johannesburg OR Tambo to Istanbul

Monday

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Tuesday

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines

Wednesday

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Thursday

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines

Friday

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Saturday

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines

Sunday

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

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Direct returns

Istanbul to Johannesburg OR Tambo

Monday

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Tuesday

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines

Wednesday

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Thursday

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines

Friday

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Saturday

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines

Sunday

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Johannesburg to Istanbul found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
6/10Sun
1 stopQatar Airways
28h 00mJNB-IST
R4 791
15/7Mon
1 stopQatar Airways
21h 20mJNB-IST
R4 845
25/7Thu
1 stopEtihad Airways
19h 25mJNB-IST
R5 422
26/6Wed
1 stopEtihad Airways
19h 25mJNB-IST
R5 584
6/10Sun
3 stops
35h 35mJNB-SAW
R6 575
6/10Sun
3 stops
35h 35mJNB-IST
R6 575
25/7Thu
directTurkish Airlines
9h 55mJNB-IST
R6 917
28/6Fri
1 stopEgypt Air
14h 15mJNB-IST
R7 277
28/6Fri
1 stopEgypt Air
14h 15mJNB-IST
R7 295
15/7Mon
directTurkish Airlines
9h 55mJNB-IST
R7 367

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Last minute flights from OR Tambo to Istanbul

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from Johannesburg to Istanbul that are departing in the next 10 days.
24/6Mon
multi-stopEthiopian Air
15h 25mJNB-IST
13/7Sat
multi-stopEthiopian Air
13h 00mIST-JNB
R11 348
26/6Wed
multi-stopEtihad Airways
19h 25mJNB-IST
12/1Sun
multi-stopEtihad Airways
26h 05mIST-JNB
R11 618
23/6Sun
multi-stopEgypt Air
28h 05mJNB-IST
21/7Sun
multi-stopEgypt Air
13h 35mIST-JNB
R14 392
24/6Mon
multi-stopEgypt Air
28h 05mJNB-IST
14/7Sun
multi-stopEgypt Air
13h 35mIST-JNB
R15 221
26/6Wed
multi-stopEmirates
30h 50mJNB-SAW
12/1Sun
multi-stopEmirates
19h 15mSAW-JNB
R15 617
24/6Mon
multi-stop
15h 40mJNB-SAW
10/7Wed
multi-stop
47h 00mSAW-JNB
R17 130
26/6Wed
multi-stop
26h 25mJNB-IST
2/7Tue
multi-stop
37h 20mIST-JNB
R17 346
24/6Mon
multi-stopEmirates
16h 55mJNB-SAW
14/7Sun
multi-stopEmirates
18h 50mSAW-JNB
R19 129
26/6Wed
multi-stopKLM
20h 45mJNB-SAW
3/7Wed
multi-stopKLM
26h 50mSAW-JNB
R19 544
23/6Sun
multi-stopKLM
20h 45mJNB-SAW
21/7Sun
multi-stopKLM
26h 50mSAW-JNB
R21 165

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Johannesburg - Istanbul Flights

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Johannesburg (JNB)South Africa

Return flight deals:

Istanbul - Johannesburg

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