Flights from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Istanbul Airport Airport (IST)

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Returns from £109.69

One-way from £59.97

Flying from Zürich-Kloten to Istanbul Airport is relatively easy as there are 7 who offer direct flights. These airliners include Gulf Air, Asiana Airlines, IndiGo, Pakistan International Airlines, RwandAir, MIAT Mongolian Airlines and Turkish Airlines. When travelling from Zürich-Kloten you will cover about 1,081 miles before you reach Istanbul Airport. This journey will take 2 Hours 51 Minutes.

The cost of flights varies on the time and day you fly. 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.

The time zone at Istanbul Airport is different from Zürich-Kloten, so please be aware of this when making travel arrangements.

Below you will see all the airlines that fly from Zürich-Kloten (ZRH) to Istanbul Airport (IST) and the number of flights they operate each day.

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Turkish Airlines444445507:3022:50VIEW FLIGHTS
RwandAir443444407:3522:50VIEW FLIGHTS
MIAT Mongolian Airlines443444407:3522:50VIEW FLIGHTS
Pakistan International Airlines333333310:4522:50VIEW FLIGHTS
IndiGo222222210:4522:50VIEW FLIGHTS
Asiana Airlines111111110:4514:45VIEW FLIGHTS
Gulf Air110111107:3011:40VIEW FLIGHTS

Most people choose to fly with Turkish Airlines. They offer the largest number of flights so they have times which are most likely to suite you. The flights they offer will go by the flight numbers TK1908, TK1910, TK1912 and TK1914 with times between 07:30 and 22:50.

If you would like more information on this flight the please visit the website for Turkish Airlines at thy.com. You will be able to find the latest availability, prices and make your booking online.

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
07:40
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1020
Turkish AirlinesTK1912
RwandAirWB1292
Gulf AirGF6062
10:50
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1014
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5908
Turkish AirlinesTK1908
Asiana AirlinesOZ6924
RwandAirWB1289
IndiGo6E4063
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1914
18:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1910
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1018
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5914
RwandAirWB3692
22:50
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1016
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5910
RwandAirWB3690
IndiGo6E4064
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Tuesday
07:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1912
10:50
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1014
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5908
Turkish AirlinesTK1908
Asiana AirlinesOZ6924
RwandAirWB1289
IndiGo6E4063
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1020
RwandAirWB1292
Gulf AirGF6062
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1018
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5914
Turkish AirlinesTK1914
RwandAirWB3692
18:50
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1016
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5910
RwandAirWB3690
IndiGo6E4064
22:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1910
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Wednesday
09:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6329
10:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1908
14:45
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1014
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5908
Asiana AirlinesOZ6924
RwandAirWB1289
IndiGo6E4063
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1018
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5914
RwandAirWB3692
18:30
AirlineFlight  No
RwandAirWB3690
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1914
22:30
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1016
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5910
Turkish AirlinesTK1910
IndiGo6E4064
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Thursday
07:35
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1020
RwandAirWB1292
Gulf AirGF6062
10:50
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1014
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5908
Asiana AirlinesOZ6924
RwandAirWB1289
IndiGo6E4063
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1912
14:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1908
18:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1910
RwandAirWB3690
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1018
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5914
Turkish AirlinesTK1914
RwandAirWB3692
22:50
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1016
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5910
IndiGo6E4064
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Friday
07:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1912
10:45
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1014
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5908
Turkish AirlinesTK1908
Asiana AirlinesOZ6924
RwandAirWB1289
IndiGo6E4063
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1020
RwandAirWB1292
Gulf AirGF6062
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1914
18:30
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1910
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1018
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5914
RwandAirWB3692
22:30
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1016
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5910
RwandAirWB3690
IndiGo6E4064
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Saturday
07:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1912
10:50
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1014
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5908
Turkish AirlinesTK1908
Asiana AirlinesOZ6924
RwandAirWB1289
IndiGo6E4063
11:40
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1020
RwandAirWB1292
Gulf AirGF6062
18:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6229
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1018
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5914
Turkish AirlinesTK1914
RwandAirWB3692
22:50
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1016
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5910
Turkish AirlinesTK1910
RwandAirWB3690
IndiGo6E4064
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Sunday
07:30
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1912
Gulf AirGF6062
10:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6381
10:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1908
11:35
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1020
RwandAirWB1292
14:45
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1014
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5908
Asiana AirlinesOZ6924
RwandAirWB1289
IndiGo6E4063
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1914
18:30
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1910
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1018
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5914
RwandAirWB3692
22:30
AirlineFlight  No
MIAT Mongolian AirlinesOM1016
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5910
RwandAirWB3690
IndiGo6E4064
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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
Altenrhein to Istanbul 02 Hours 46 Minutes
Mulhouse basel to Istanbul 02 Hours 57 Minutes
Frankfurt to Istanbul 02 Hours 58 Minutes
Geneva to Istanbul 03 Hours 2 Minutes
Hahn to Istanbul 03 Hours 4 Minutes
Luxembourg to Istanbul 03 Hours 8 Minutes
Nürnberg to Istanbul 02 Hours 45 Minutes
Stuttgart to Istanbul 02 Hours 51 Minutes
Strasbourg to Istanbul 02 Hours 59 Minutes

Over the past 10 years flight regulations have become very strict so we advise you to leave plenty of time to check in and get through customs.

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Flight Price FAQ - Zurich (ZRH) to Istanbul (IST)

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What is the cheapest direct flight one way from Zurich ZRH to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct flight one way from Zurich ZRH to Istanbul IST is £59.97 ($76 €70.90)
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Flight Info FAQ - Zurich (ZRH) to Istanbul (IST)

Who flies from Zurich to Istanbul?
The following airlines fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Istanbul (IST): Asiana Airlines, Gulf Air, IndiGo, MIAT Mongolian Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines.
How far is the flight from Zurich to Istanbul?
The flight from Zurich to Istanbul is 1,740KM or 1,081 miles.
How long does the flight from Zurich to Istanbul to take?
The flight from Zurich to Istanbul takes 2 Hours 51 Minutes.

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