Flights from Istanbul Airport IST to Ankara Airport ESB

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If it is your first time travelling to Esenboga then check out the airliners AJet, Malaysia Airlines, LOT, Thai Airways, Asiana Airlines, Tarom, TAP Air Portugal, Royal Air Maroc, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, SAS, Air New Zealand, AirSERBIA and Turkish Airlines. These airliners all offer direct flights that depart from Istanbul Airport, so you will find flying to Esenboga is quite easy. The flight time is approximately 1 Hour 8 Minutes.

The cost of flights varies on the time and day you fly. The cheapest flights available will generally be mid week or late in the evening, so if you are on a budget then these are the flight times you should consider. Alternatively, you could book well in advance and you flight could be up to 50% cheaper, especially with budget airliners. We advise all our viewers to book well in advance. This way you will get the low priced tickets available.

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

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Turkish Airlines1314141415151401:0523:55VIEW FLIGHTS
AirSERBIA999999902:0023:20VIEW FLIGHTS
Air New Zealand665566601:0523:55VIEW FLIGHTS
Singapore Airlines444444410:0016:15VIEW FLIGHTS
SAS444444402:0023:20VIEW FLIGHTS
Tarom333333301:0523:55VIEW FLIGHTS
TAP Air Portugal333333302:0023:20VIEW FLIGHTS
Royal Air Maroc333333319:0023:20VIEW FLIGHTS
JetBlue333333302:0020:10VIEW FLIGHTS
Thai Airways222222208:0017:10VIEW FLIGHTS
Asiana Airlines222222218:0020:10VIEW FLIGHTS
Malaysia Airlines111111110:0011:20VIEW FLIGHTS
LOT111111115:0020:10VIEW FLIGHTS
AJet100000009:1509:15VIEW FLIGHTS

Turkish Airlines offer the highest number of flights for this route with departures times between 01:05 and 23:55.

You can find the latest flight availability and prices from Turkish Airlines at thy.com. 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
Monday
01:05
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2190
02:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2192
03:10
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3476
Air New ZealandNZ4892
AirSERBIAJU8191
TAP Air PortugalTP8832
JetBlueB66933
06:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4882
07:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2116
08:00
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9300
08:10
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4886
AirSERBIAJU8160
Turkish AirlinesTK2118
09:15
AirlineFlight  No
AJetTK2126
11:20
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4290
Singapore AirlinesSQ6282
AirSERBIAJU8164
Turkish AirlinesTK2138
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6250
Turkish AirlinesTK2142
13:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2150
14:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6204
AirSERBIAJU8170
TaromRO9181
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6264
AirSERBIAJU8174
Turkish AirlinesTK2158
LOTLO4601
16:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2162
17:10
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9302
AirSERBIAJU8176
18:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3478
AirSERBIAJU8180
Turkish AirlinesTK2170
Asiana AirlinesOZ6949
JetBlueB66928
19:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4890
Royal Air MarocAT9445
Asiana AirlinesOZ6951
JetBlueB66932
20:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2174
21:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3480
Air New ZealandNZ4888
AirSERBIAJU8185
TaromRO9179
Royal Air MarocAT9443
TAP Air PortugalTP8826
22:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3492
AirSERBIAJU8187
Royal Air MarocAT9439
TAP Air PortugalTP8852
22:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2182
23:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2184
23:55
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4884
TaromRO9189
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Tuesday
01:05
AirlineFlight  No
TaromRO9189
02:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3476
Air New ZealandNZ4892
AirSERBIAJU8191
TAP Air PortugalTP8832
JetBlueB66933
03:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2192
06:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4882
Turkish AirlinesTK2116
07:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4886
AirSERBIAJU8160
08:00
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9300
08:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2122
09:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2126
10:00
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4290
Singapore AirlinesSQ6282
AirSERBIAJU8164
11:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2138
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6250
Turkish AirlinesTK2142
13:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2150
14:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6204
AirSERBIAJU8170
TaromRO9181
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2158
16:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2162
16:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6264
AirSERBIAJU8174
17:10
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9302
AirSERBIAJU8176
18:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3478
AirSERBIAJU8180
Turkish AirlinesTK2170
Asiana AirlinesOZ6949
JetBlueB66928
19:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4890
Turkish AirlinesTK2174
Royal Air MarocAT9445
Asiana AirlinesOZ6951
JetBlueB66932
20:10
AirlineFlight  No
LOTLO4601
21:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3480
AirSERBIAJU8185
Turkish AirlinesTK2182
Royal Air MarocAT9443
TAP Air PortugalTP8826
22:00
AirlineFlight  No
AirSERBIAJU8187
Turkish AirlinesTK2184
Royal Air MarocAT9439
TAP Air PortugalTP8852
22:10
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4888
TaromRO9179
23:15
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3492
23:55
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4884
Turkish AirlinesTK2190
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Wednesday
01:05
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4884
TaromRO9189
02:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2192
03:10
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3476
Air New ZealandNZ4892
AirSERBIAJU8191
TAP Air PortugalTP8832
JetBlueB66933
06:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4882
07:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2116
08:10
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4886
AirSERBIAJU8160
Turkish AirlinesTK2122
09:15
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9300
Turkish AirlinesTK2126
11:20
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4290
Singapore AirlinesSQ6282
AirSERBIAJU8164
Turkish AirlinesTK2138
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6250
Turkish AirlinesTK2142
13:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2150
14:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6204
AirSERBIAJU8170
TaromRO9181
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2158
16:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2162
16:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6264
AirSERBIAJU8174
17:10
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9302
AirSERBIAJU8176
18:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2170
19:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2174
19:10
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3478
AirSERBIAJU8180
Asiana AirlinesOZ6949
JetBlueB66928
20:10
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4890
Royal Air MarocAT9445
Asiana AirlinesOZ6951
LOTLO4601
JetBlueB66932
21:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2182
22:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2184
22:10
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3480
AirSERBIAJU8185
TaromRO9179
Royal Air MarocAT9443
TAP Air PortugalTP8826
23:15
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3492
AirSERBIAJU8187
Royal Air MarocAT9439
TAP Air PortugalTP8852
23:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2190
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Thursday
02:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3476
Air New ZealandNZ4892
AirSERBIAJU8191
TAP Air PortugalTP8832
JetBlueB66933
03:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2192
05:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2116
07:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4882
AirSERBIAJU8160
Turkish AirlinesTK2122
08:00
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9300
Turkish AirlinesTK2126
08:10
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4886
10:00
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4290
Singapore AirlinesSQ6282
AirSERBIAJU8164
Turkish AirlinesTK2138
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6250
Turkish AirlinesTK2142
13:00
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6204
AirSERBIAJU8170
TaromRO9181
14:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2150
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6264
AirSERBIAJU8174
Turkish AirlinesTK2158
16:00
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9302
AirSERBIAJU8176
Turkish AirlinesTK2162
18:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3478
AirSERBIAJU8180
Asiana AirlinesOZ6949
JetBlueB66928
19:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4890
Royal Air MarocAT9445
Asiana AirlinesOZ6951
LOTLO4601
JetBlueB66932
19:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2170
20:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2174
21:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3480
AirSERBIAJU8185
TaromRO9179
Royal Air MarocAT9443
TAP Air PortugalTP8826
22:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3492
AirSERBIAJU8187
Turkish AirlinesTK2184
Royal Air MarocAT9439
TAP Air PortugalTP8852
22:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2182
23:55
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4884
TaromRO9189
Turkish AirlinesTK2190
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Friday
02:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3476
Air New ZealandNZ4892
AirSERBIAJU8191
Turkish AirlinesTK2192
TAP Air PortugalTP8832
JetBlueB66933
06:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4882
07:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4886
AirSERBIAJU8160
Turkish AirlinesTK2118
07:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2116
08:00
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9300
Turkish AirlinesTK2126
10:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2138
11:00
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6250
11:20
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4290
Singapore AirlinesSQ6282
AirSERBIAJU8164
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2142
12:29
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6941
13:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2150
14:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6204
AirSERBIAJU8170
TaromRO9181
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6264
AirSERBIAJU8174
Turkish AirlinesTK2158
LOTLO4601
16:00
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9302
AirSERBIAJU8176
Turkish AirlinesTK2162
18:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3478
AirSERBIAJU8180
Turkish AirlinesTK2170
Asiana AirlinesOZ6949
JetBlueB66928
19:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4890
Turkish AirlinesTK2174
Royal Air MarocAT9445
Asiana AirlinesOZ6951
JetBlueB66932
21:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3480
AirSERBIAJU8185
TaromRO9179
Turkish AirlinesTK2182
Royal Air MarocAT9443
TAP Air PortugalTP8826
22:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3492
AirSERBIAJU8187
Turkish AirlinesTK2184
Royal Air MarocAT9439
TAP Air PortugalTP8852
22:10
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4888
23:55
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4884
TaromRO9189
Turkish AirlinesTK2190
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Saturday
01:05
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4884
TaromRO9189
01:25
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6968
03:10
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3476
Air New ZealandNZ4892
AirSERBIAJU8191
Turkish AirlinesTK2192
TAP Air PortugalTP8832
JetBlueB66933
06:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4882
Turkish AirlinesTK2116
07:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4886
AirSERBIAJU8160
Turkish AirlinesTK2122
08:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2126
09:15
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9300
10:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2138
11:20
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4290
Singapore AirlinesSQ6282
AirSERBIAJU8164
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6250
Turkish AirlinesTK2142
14:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6204
AirSERBIAJU8170
TaromRO9181
Turkish AirlinesTK2150
16:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6264
AirSERBIAJU8174
Turkish AirlinesTK2158
17:10
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9302
AirSERBIAJU8176
Turkish AirlinesTK2162
18:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2170
19:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2174
19:10
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3478
AirSERBIAJU8180
Asiana AirlinesOZ6949
JetBlueB66928
20:10
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4890
Royal Air MarocAT9445
Asiana AirlinesOZ6951
LOTLO4601
JetBlueB66932
22:10
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3480
Air New ZealandNZ4888
AirSERBIAJU8185
TaromRO9179
Turkish AirlinesTK2182
Royal Air MarocAT9443
TAP Air PortugalTP8826
23:15
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3492
AirSERBIAJU8187
Turkish AirlinesTK2184
Royal Air MarocAT9439
TAP Air PortugalTP8852
23:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2190
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Sunday
01:05
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4884
TaromRO9189
02:00
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3476
Air New ZealandNZ4892
AirSERBIAJU8191
TAP Air PortugalTP8832
JetBlueB66933
03:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2192
06:00
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4882
07:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2116
08:10
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4886
AirSERBIAJU8160
Turkish AirlinesTK2122
09:15
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9300
Turkish AirlinesTK2126
10:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2138
11:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2142
11:20
AirlineFlight  No
Malaysia AirlinesMH4290
Singapore AirlinesSQ6282
AirSERBIAJU8164
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6250
13:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2150
14:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6204
AirSERBIAJU8170
TaromRO9181
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2158
16:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2162
16:15
AirlineFlight  No
Singapore AirlinesSQ6264
AirSERBIAJU8174
LOTLO4601
17:10
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9302
AirSERBIAJU8176
18:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2170
19:10
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3478
AirSERBIAJU8180
Asiana AirlinesOZ6949
JetBlueB66928
20:10
AirlineFlight  No
Air New ZealandNZ4890
Turkish AirlinesTK2174
Royal Air MarocAT9445
Asiana AirlinesOZ6951
JetBlueB66932
22:05
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2184
22:10
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3480
Air New ZealandNZ4888
AirSERBIAJU8185
TaromRO9179
Turkish AirlinesTK2182
Royal Air MarocAT9443
TAP Air PortugalTP8826
23:20
AirlineFlight  No
SASSK3492
AirSERBIAJU8187
Royal Air MarocAT9439
TAP Air PortugalTP8852
23:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK2190
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Instead of flying from Istanbul Airport you could consider a few airports that are close by. Please see that table below of alternative routes.

Alternative Direct Routes
RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Canakkale to Ankara Esenboga01 Hour 28 Minutes
Edremit korfez to Ankara Esenboga01 Hour 25 Minutes
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen to Ankara Esenboga058 Minutes
Tekirdag to Ankara Esenboga01 Hour 22 Minutes

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Flight Price FAQ - Istanbul (IST) to Ankara (ESB)

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What is the cheapest direct flight one way from Istanbul IST to Ankara ESB?
The cheapest direct flight one way from Istanbul IST to Ankara ESB is £18.94 ($24 €22.39)
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Flight Info FAQ - Istanbul (IST) to Ankara (ESB)

Who flies from Istanbul to Ankara?
The following airlines fly from Istanbul (IST) to Ankara (ESB): Air New Zealand, AirSERBIA, AJet, Asiana Airlines, JetBlue, LOT, Malaysia Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, Tarom, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines.
How far is the flight from Istanbul to Ankara?
The flight from Istanbul to Ankara is 380KM or 236 miles.
How long does the flight from Istanbul to Ankara to take?
The flight from Istanbul to Ankara takes 1 Hour 8 Minutes.

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