Cheapest Flights to Istanbul
Located in the Marmara Region of Turkey where two continents meet; both Asia and Europe. European Side is the western half of Istanbul, located west of the Bosphorus and the Anatolian Side is the eastern half of the city that located east of the Bosphorus.The city has a strategic position in past and present and built on seven hills.
You can travel to beautiful Istanbul by bus, train or plane. The best option depends on where you are coming from. If you will travel domestically, you can come to Istanbul from all airports in Turkey. The city has two airports. The airport is located on the European side of Istanbul is Ataturk Airport (IST). The second airport is Sabiha Gökçen (SAW) and it is located on the Asian side of Istanbul. All the major budget airlines fly to Ataturk and Sabiha Airport, also Turkish Airlines has a good connection from all around the world. With cheap flights to Istanbul, you have the chance to explore the city now!
Moreover, you can use the Metro and tram, Havataş airport buses, economical private transfer services, or taxis to get to the city center.
Istanbul has Mediterranean climate,subtropical climate and oceanic climate due to its location. During these summer months, high temperatures average around 29 °C and rainfall is uncommon and winter is colder in Istanbul than in most other cities.
Istanbul offers a distinct beauty all months of the year. It has different things to offer visitors in each season. However, the best time to visit Istanbul is during the fall season because of the average room rates, manageable crowds, and daytime temperature. Spring season between the March and May months in Istanbul is also a good time to visit the city. In this season, Judas trees bloom and streets look like landscape paintings. Besides all these, we know that there are some people who love winter or summer. Istanbul has a unique beauty under the white snow in winter and you can enjoy the sun shining in summer. Istanbul is always beautiful.
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Istanbul Ataturk Airport
Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IATA: IST, ICAO: LTBA) is the main international airport serving Istanbul, and the biggest airport in Turkey by total number of passengers, destinations served and aircraft movements. It served more than 60 million passengers in 2015, making it the 11th-busiest airport in the world in terms of total passenger traffic and the 10th-busiest in the world in terms of international passenger traffic.
When you land in Istanbul, there are several ways to travel between Atatürk International Airport and the city center. You can use metro, bus, taxi or rent a car.
Sabiha Gokcen Airport
Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (IATA: SAW, ICAO: LTFJ) is one of the two international airports serving Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey. Located 35 km southeast of central Istanbul, Sabiha Gökçen is on the Asian side of the bi-continental city and serves as the hub for Pegasus Airlines as well as a base for Turkish Airlines and Borajet.
With 28,285,578 passengers and 206,180 aircraft movements in 2015, Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is the second busiest single-runway airport in the world.