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Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Seoul to Istanbul right now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will keep you up-to-date on flying restrictions or health advisories if you’re thinking about flying to Istanbul from Seoul sometime soon.
Is there a direct flight between Seoul and Istanbul?
Turkish Airlines or Korean Air? Or one of the other 2 airlines flying direct from Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) to ISL? That’s what you’ll need to work out to secure your seat. With so many options, you’re sure to find an air carrier that gels with your travel plans.
How long is a direct flight from Seoul to Istanbul?
Expect to be sitting in your seat for at least 11 hours and 25 minutes when jetsetting from Seoul to Istanbul. However, this journey of 4,900 miles usually averages 11 hours and 39 minutes. In any event, there’ll be no stopovers, so you’ll have more time to enjoy your escape.
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 Seoul to Istanbul flights?
If you’re trying to figure out how to go from Seoul to Istanbul, these are the routes with the most services:

  • Seoul (ICN-Incheon Intl.) to Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) - 79 flights per week
  • Seoul–Incheon Intl. Airport to Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) - 7 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Seoul to Istanbul?
After awesome amenities? How about friendly service? While you’ll find various airlines with flights from Seoul to Istanbul, booking one of these sought-after air carriers will ensure you start your well-deserved break on the right track.

  • Qatar Airways with 60 flights every month.
  • Etihad Airways with 30 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 30 flights every month.
  • Singapore Airlines with 30 flights every month.
  • Philippine Airlines with 30 flights every month.
  • KLM with 30 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Seoul to Istanbul?
You’ve got plenty of flexibility when it comes to travelling from Seoul to Istanbul. With 11 flights operating daily, the time to escape is up to you.
Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?
Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines or Aeroflot. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Seoul to Istanbul, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Seoul to Istanbul is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Seoul to Istanbul  

Every day between Seoul and Istanbul,  flights from airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with , you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Seoul to Istanbul — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

Book your flights with ebookers 

We want the experience of booking your flight from Seoul to Istanbul to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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