Find Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Istanbul (IST) from £849

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Earn BONUS+ rewards on top of your airline points

Enjoy exclusive promotions on the ebookers app!

Selected flight deals from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul

The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul were £362 for one-way flights and £849 for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeKUL
Destination Airport IATA codeIST
Flight Price£849

Best Day to Book Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul

Istanbul IST Flight Information

Traveling From Kuala Lumpur
Origin Airport IATA Code KUL
Traveling To Istanbul
Destination Airport IATA Code IST
Number of Airlines Serving 2
Available Airlines Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Malaysia Airlines
Distance 8385 km
Direct Flight Time 11 30
Flight Price £849

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul right now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides up-to-date information regarding health advisories or flying restrictions if you’re planning to fly to Istanbul from Kuala Lumpur sometime soon.
Is there a direct flight between Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul?
Flying directly from Kuala Lumpur Intl. Airport (KUL) to Istanbul Airport means a little extra time for fun and thrills when you arrive at the other end. There are 1 air carriers operating on this route nonstop, including Turkish Airlines, which is one of the best.
How long is a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul?
It generally takes 11 hours and 10 minutes, depending on type of plane used, weather conditions and any air traffic delays. The total travel distance from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul is 5,200 miles.
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 Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul flights?
Eager to discover some of the different ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul? Take a look at our list of the most frequently flown routes:

  • KUL to ISL - 43 flights per week
  • Kuala Lumpur Airport to SAW - 7 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul?
Whether it’s quality food or welcoming service, we all have particular in-flight features we look for when deciding on an airline. Compare these popular carriers to find out if one offers exactly what you’re searching for:

  • Qatar Airways with 60 flights every month.
  • Emirates with 39 flights every month.
  • Singapore Airlines with 30 flights every month.
  • Etihad Airways with 26 flights every month.
  • Korean Air with 21 flights every month.
  • EVA Air with 17 flights every month.

How many flights are there from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul?
You’ve got plenty of flexibility when it comes to flying from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul. With around 6 flights running every day, the time to get away 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.

Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul with ebookers

Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul 

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 Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul is December. In the current list of deals available, prices start at £849 and can rise to £1,003 for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul  

Every day between Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul, 4 flights from 2 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 Turkish Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 11hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 8385 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur 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. 

CarrierFlightDepart KULArrive ISTWed
30/11
Thu
1/12
Fri
2/12
Sat
3/12
Sun
4/12
Mon
5/12
Tue
6/12
Stops
TK6111:50 pm06:20 amCheck FareCheck FareCheck FareCheck FareCheck FareCheck FareCheck Fare
0 Stops
TK6311:15 pm05:45 am
-
Check Fare
-
-
Check Fare
-
Check Fare
0 Stops

Need a car after flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul

Place to stay after flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul

Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class

Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class

4 out of 5
Piyer Loti Cad No:7, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34122
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Istanbul. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,002 reviews)
"Great hospitality and ambiance. Everything was excellent. I highly recommend this hotel."

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2022

Sultanhan Hotel - Special Class
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus

Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus

5 out of 5
Cihannuma Mahallesi, Saray Caddesi No:5, Besiktas, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34353
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Istanbul. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 bars/lounges and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,003 reviews)
"Conrad is a luxury hotel in the district of Besiktas and within walking distance of public transportation if you prefer not to use a taxi every day. Housekeeping staff and the waiters were excellent and helpful. Two in particular at the Manzara Bar went beyond to help me get a window seat so I could ..."

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2022

Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus
Pera Palace Hotel

Pera Palace Hotel

5 out of 5
Mesrutiyet Cad. No. 52, Tepebasi Beyoglu, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34430
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Istanbul. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 coffee shops/cafes and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,001 reviews)
"Gorgeous, unique hotel with history and character. Excellent and attentive staff. You won’t forget staring at the ceiling in the Kubbeli Lounge or listening to live music in the Orient Bar. Like a trip back in time. Worth the money."

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2022

Pera Palace Hotel

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
YOTEL Istanbul Airport LANDSIDE, City Entrance

YOTEL Istanbul Airport LANDSIDE, City Entrance

Tayakadin Mah. Terminal Cad. No.: 1, Arnavutkoy, Istanbul, 34283
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Arnavutkoy. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,001 reviews)
"Very convenient location next to check in counter"

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2022

YOTEL Istanbul Airport LANDSIDE, City Entrance
The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul

The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul

5 out of 5
Suzer Plaza, Askerocagi Caddesi, No:6, Elmadag/Sisli, Istanbul, 34367
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Istanbul. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and 5 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the bathrooms in their ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (509 reviews)
"The hotel and its staff were spectacular. The only problem we had was the TV wasn’t working. Everyday, I had to call room service requesting the TV to be fixed. The TV part didn’t match the entire phenomenal experience that we had."

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2022

The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center

Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center

5 out of 5
Silahsor Cad. No: 42 Bomonti Sisli, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34381
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Istanbul. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and 3 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,002 reviews)
"Professional staff, delicious food and nice view."

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2022

Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available properties in Istanbul
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.