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Istanbul Flight Information

Traveling FromRiyadh
Origin Airport IATA CodeRUH
Traveling ToIstanbul
Destination Airport IATA CodeIST
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FAQs about flights from Riyadh (RUH) to Istanbul (IST)

Is there a direct flight between Riyadh and Istanbul?

There are a couple of different routes available from Riyadh to Istanbul. The first is Riyadh Airport (RUH-King Khaled Intl.) to Istanbul Airport (ISL). There are multiple airline companies, including Turkish Airlines and Saudia, that operate this route. The second one is Riyadh Airport (RUH-King Khaled Intl.) to Istanbul Airport (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.). You'll probably be travelling with Pegasus Airlines or Flynas on this trip.

How long is a direct flight from Riyadh to Istanbul?

Nothing beats the thrill of when your wheels touch down in a new destination, especially if no stopovers are involved. If you're journeying from Riyadh to Istanbul, you can fly direct with Japan Transocean Air or SriLankan Airlines. It'll take around 4 hours and 29 minutes to cover the total travel distance of 1,553 miles. All you need to do is buckle up and enjoy the ride.

What are the best airports for Riyadh to Istanbul flights?

There are a number of ways to journey from Riyadh to Istanbul. Get inspired with these frequently flown routes:

  • Riyadh Airport (RUH-King Khaled Intl.) to Istanbul Airport (ISL) - 66 flights per week
  • Riyadh Airport (RUH-King Khaled Intl.) to Istanbul Airport (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) - 43 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Riyadh to Istanbul?

Every airline has different perks and amenities. If you're jetting from Riyadh to Istanbul, pick from one of the leading six air carriers offering flights on this route:

  • Japan Transocean Air with 702 flights every month.
  • SriLankan Airlines with 702 flights every month.
  • Saudia with 288 flights every month.
  • Flynas with 119 flights every month.
  • Turkish Airlines with 77 flights every month.
  • Pegasus Airlines with 25 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Riyadh to Istanbul?

With approximately 9 flights running between Riyadh and Istanbul each day, it's never too late to arrange a trip to Istanbul.

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