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Mon, 22 Nov - Wed, 1 Dec
LHR
Heathrow
IST
Istanbul
£114
British Airways
Tue, 22 Jun - Thu, 22 Jul
STN
Stansted
SAW
Sabiha Gokcen Intl.
£123
Turkish Airlines
Wed, 2 Jun - Wed, 30 Jun
STN
Stansted
SAW
Sabiha Gokcen Intl.
£139
Pegasus Airlines
Mon, 22 Nov - Wed, 1 Dec
LGW
Gatwick
IST
Istanbul
£155
Turkish Airlines
Mon, 22 Nov - Wed, 1 Dec
LHR
Heathrow
SAW
Sabiha Gokcen Intl.
£191
Alitalia
Sun, 20 Jun - Sun, 25 Jul
LGW
Gatwick
SAW
Sabiha Gokcen Intl.
£232
Turkish Airlines
Thu, 15 Jul - Sat, 31 Jul
HEL
Vantaa
IST
Istanbul
£286
Aeroflot-Russian Airlines
Mon, 19 Jul - Wed, 4 Aug
HEL
Vantaa
IST
Istanbul
£288
Turkish Airlines
Mon, 19 Jul - Wed, 4 Aug
HEL
Vantaa
IST
Istanbul
£292
Lufthansa
Mon, 19 Jul - Wed, 4 Aug
HEL
Vantaa
IST
Istanbul
£299
Aeroflot-Russian Airlines
Sun, 18 Jul - Tue, 3 Aug
HEL
Vantaa
IST
Istanbul
£351
KLM
Sun, 18 Jul - Tue, 3 Aug
HEL
Vantaa
IST
Istanbul
£524
Air France
Mon, 19 Jul - Wed, 4 Aug
HEL
Vantaa
IST
Istanbul
£816
British Airways
Sat, 29 May - Fri, 4 Jun
LCY
London City
SAW
Sabiha Gokcen Intl.
£1,234
KLM
Cheap Flights from Helsinki to Istanbul & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA CodeHEL
Destination Airport IATA CodeIST
Number Of Flight Options1
Flight Price£286
Average Flight Time3 hours 27 mins

Helpful Helsinki (HEL) to Istanbul (IST) Flight Information

Traveling From Helsinki
Origin Airport IATA Code HEL
Traveling To Istanbul
Destination Airport IATA Code IST
Number of Airlines Serving 2
Available Airlines British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Alitalia, Aeroflot-Russian Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France
Distance 2135 km
Direct Flight Time 3 30
Flight Price £114

FAQs about flights from Helsinki to Istanbul

Is it possible to fly from Helsinki to Istanbul right now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides essential info about travelling from Helsinki to Istanbul during these unusual times. Here, you'll find everything from health guidelines to flying restrictions, as well as a host of other important info you should know about before you book a flight.

Is there a direct flight between Helsinki and Istanbul?

If you'd prefer to fly nonstop from Helsinki to Istanbul, you're fresh out of luck. There aren't any direct flights between these cities. But there's a silver lining — a number of airlines can get you there with a multi-stop flight.

How long is a direct flight from Helsinki to Istanbul?

You can expect the trip of 1,367 miles to take between 3 hours and 25 minutes and 3 hours and 27 minutes. Once you've nabbed a great deal on your direct Helsinki to Istanbul flight, your next exciting adventure is just around the corner.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Istanbul due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Istanbul booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Helsinki to Istanbul flights?

Compare the different ways to fly from Helsinki to Istanbul and walk away with your ideal airfare. The routes with the most services are:

  • HEL to Ataturk Intl. Airport (IST) - 34 flights per week
  • Helsinki (HEL-Vantaa) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Intl. Airport - 5 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Helsinki to Istanbul?

Friendly service, extra legroom and a terrific rewards programme are some factors that set apart an airline from another. While you'll find multiple airlines providing flights from Helsinki to Istanbul, here are a few of the best:

  • Lufthansa with 65 flights every month.
  • SAS with 39 flights every month.
  • Qatar Airways with 34 flights every month.
  • TAP Air Portugal with 17 flights every month.
  • Aegean Airlines with 8 flights every month.
  • Flydubai with 4 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Helsinki to Istanbul?

You've got plenty of flexibility when it comes to travelling from Helsinki to Istanbul. With some 5 flights running every day, the time to escape is up to you.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Place to stay after flight from Helsinki to Istanbul

YOTEL Istanbul Airport LANDSIDE

YOTEL Istanbul Airport LANDSIDE

Tayakadin Mah. Terminal Cad. No.: 1, Arnavutkoy, Istanbul
The price is £113 per night from 16 May to 16 May
Situated in Arnavutkoy, this hotel is within 20 miles (32 km) of Belgrad Forest, Mall of Istanbul and Kilyos Beach. Venezia Mega Outlet and Isfanbul Theme Park ...
4.4/5Excellent! (10 reviews)
"The hotel is really nice and convenient for our long layover in Turkey, however it took us 40 mins to find after asking 6 staff members."

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2019

YOTEL Istanbul Airport LANDSIDE
YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport AIRSIDE

YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport AIRSIDE

Tayakadin Mah. Terminal Cad. No.1, Arnavutkoy, Arnavutkoy, Istanbul
The price is £130 per night from 17 May to 17 May
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 20 miles (32 km) of Belgrad Forest, Mall of Istanbul and Kilyos Beach. Venezia Mega Outlet and Isfanbul Theme ...
4/5Very Good! (7 reviews)
"It is an extremely modern funky type of place, including 'Joseph' s Coat' lighting system. (many colours). It does not have a kettle for tea and coffee, something that I personally require as minimum. As it is the only hotel airside, beggars could not be choosers. As we had a layover in business ..."

Reviewed on 23 Apr 2021

YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport AIRSIDE
Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class

Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class

4 out of 5
Piyer Loti Cad No:7, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is £55 per night from 16 May to 16 May
Located in Sultanahmet, this spa hotel is steps away from Cemberlitas Bath and Column of Constantine. Sultanahmet Square and Blue Mosque are also within 10 minutes. ...
4.4/5Excellent! (54 reviews)
"Staff are very friendly, helpful, polite and thoughtful. Could not get any better as a first time stay in Istanbul. Very centrally located great views of the blue mosque and aya Sofia from breakfast room. You can watch the sunrise/sunset from there! Rooms are very comfortable, only thing is the immovable ..."

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class

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Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center

Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center

5 out of 5
Silahsor Cad. No: 42 Bomonti Sisli, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is £77 per night from 16 May to 16 May
Located in Sisli, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bomontiada, City's Nişantaşı Shopping Center and Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre. ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (31 reviews)
"Very good hotel comfortable and cooperative staff Car park is handy. I didn’t like the alcohol in the fridge. Thanks"

Reviewed on 8 May 2019

Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center
DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul Topkapi

DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul Topkapi

5 out of 5
Orta Mahalle, Anit Sokak: No: 1, Bayrampasa, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is £42 per night from 6 Jun to 6 Jun
Located in Istanbul City Center, this luxury hotel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Axis Istanbul and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Historia Fatih Shopping Centre. Grand Bazaar ...
3.8/5Good! (21 reviews)
"Very nice to look at and very clean, but staff lacks in communications with foreigners"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul Topkapi
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus

Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus

5 out of 5
Cihannuma Mahallesi, Saray Caddesi No:5, Besiktas, Istanbul, Istanbul
The price is £77 per night from 16 May to 16 May
Located in Besiktas, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Besiktas Pier and Vodafone Arena. Dolmabahce Palace and Zorlu Performing Arts Center are also ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (41 reviews)
Very nice hotel, good location.
"All the staff members were very helpful and friendly. Made our stay comfortable at the hotel. Would like to point out that Cetyan and Ahmet were extremely helpful by providing us with the information we were looking for and guiding us"

Reviewed on 9 May 2018

Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus
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