Flights from Banjul Airport (BJL) to Istanbul Airport Airport (IST)

Turkish Airlines is the only airliner who offers flights between Yundum International and Istanbul Airport. When travelling from Yundum International you will cover about 3,335 miles before you reach Istanbul Airport. This journey will take 7 Hours 7 Minutes.

The exact cost of the flight we vary quite significantly base on the dates you travel, the time of day you will depart and how long in advance you pre book the flights. If you are on a tight budget then you should avoid flying at peak hours as the prices are more expensive. The cheapest flights are in the evenings and in mid week. We advise all our viewers to book well in advance. This way you will get the low priced tickets available.

When arriving at Istanbul Airport don’t forget to set your watch to the local time!

The table below displays the numbers of daily flights from Yundum International (BJL) to Istanbul Airport (IST) and the relevant airlines that fly.

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Turkish Airlines100000006:5006:50VIEW FLIGHTS

Turkish Airlines offer the highest number of flights for this route with departures times between 06:50 and 06:50.

You can find the latest flight availability and prices from Turkish Airlines at You can also book direct and get their latest discounts.

Flight times for the route are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

Flights Time In WeekDays
DayFlight TimesFlights
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK597

Instead of flying from Yundum International you could consider a few airports that are close by. Please see that table below of alternative routes.

Alternative Direct Routes
RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Blaise Diagne to Istanbul 07 Hours 2 Minutes

Please remember to leave plenty of time to get though customers when you are departing form the airports. Flights regulations are getting very strict these days so getting through customs can take in excess of 1 hour in some cases.

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Flight Info FAQ - Banjul (BJL) to Istanbul (IST)

Who flies from Banjul to Istanbul?
The following airlines fly from Banjul (BJL) to Istanbul (IST): Turkish Airlines.
How far is the flight from Banjul to Istanbul?
The flight from Banjul to Istanbul is 5,367KM or 3,335 miles.
How long does the flight from Banjul to Istanbul to take?
The flight from Banjul to Istanbul takes 7 Hours 7 Minutes.

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