Flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Istanbul Airport Airport (IST)

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Returns from £501.37

One-way from £212.18

Airliners including Turkish Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Batik Air Malaysia all offer direct flights between Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Istanbul Airport. When travelling from Kuala Lumpur International Airport you will cover about 5,211 miles before you reach Istanbul Airport. This journey will take 10 Hours 40 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. If it is possible, you should book your flights 2 or more months in advance as ticket prices will be substantially lower.

On arriving at Istanbul Airport please note the time difference, the time zone at Istanbul Airport is 2.0 GMT compared to 8.0 GMT at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Below you will see all the airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Istanbul Airport (IST) and the number of flights they operate each day.

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Turkish Airlines222222204:5014:45VIEW FLIGHTS
Malaysia Airlines222222204:5023:05VIEW FLIGHTS
Batik Air Malaysia222222204:5023:05VIEW FLIGHTS

Turkish Airlines is the most popular airliners who operate this route. They have around 14 a week with times that vary between 04:50 and 14:45.

To book your flight you can visit Turkish Airlines on their website thy.com. You will find up to date information on availability and the 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
Monday
04:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK61
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9201
14:45
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4269
Turkish AirlinesTK63
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9213
23:05
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4271
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Tuesday
04:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK61
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9201
08:50
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4269
14:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK63
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9213
23:05
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4271
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Wednesday
04:50
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4271
Turkish AirlinesTK61
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9201
14:45
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4269
Turkish AirlinesTK63
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9213
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Thursday
04:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK61
08:50
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4269
Turkish AirlinesTK63
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9213
23:05
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4271
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9201
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Friday
04:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK61
08:50
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4269
Turkish AirlinesTK63
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9213
23:05
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4271
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9201
VIEW FLIGHTS
Saturday
08:50
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4269
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9213
14:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK63
23:05
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4271
Turkish AirlinesTK61
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9201
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Sunday
04:50
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4271
Turkish AirlinesTK61
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9201
14:45
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4269
Turkish AirlinesTK63
Batik Air MalaysiaOD9213
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Other routes are also possible. Flying from a different airport may offer more convenient flight times, so below we have we have put a list of other routes that may well be suitable.

Alternative Direct Routes
RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Singapore Changi to Istanbul011 Hours 1 Minute

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 Price FAQ - Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Istanbul (IST)

DIRECT Batik Air Malaysia
What is the cheapest direct flight one way from Kuala Lumpur KUL to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct flight one way from Kuala Lumpur KUL to Istanbul IST is £212.18 ($270 €248.95)
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DIRECT Batik Air Malaysia
What is the cheapest direct return flight from Kuala Lumpur KUL to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct return flight from Kuala Lumpur KUL to Istanbul IST is £501.37 ($638 €588.25)
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What is the cheapest flight one way from Kuala Lumpur KUL to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest flight one way from Kuala Lumpur KUL to Istanbul IST is £202.75 ($258 €237.88)
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1+ STOP(S)
What is the cheapest return flight from Kuala Lumpur KUL to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest return flight from Kuala Lumpur KUL to Istanbul IST is £359.13 ($457 €421.36)
£359.13
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Flight Info FAQ - Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Istanbul (IST)

Who flies from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul?
The following airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Istanbul (IST): Batik Air Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines, Turkish Airlines.
How far is the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul?
The flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul is 8,387KM or 5,211 miles.
How long does the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul to take?
The flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul takes 10 Hours 40 Minutes.

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