The best way to find a cheap flight ticket from Milan to Istanbul is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 28 flights that leave Milan for Istanbul every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||1035 miles (1670 km)|
|Average flight duration||2 h 35 min|
|Average plane ticket price||$162 (€141)|
|Airlines||Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, Ryanair, KLM, Air Serbia, Emirates, Lot Polish Airlines, Air Moldova, British Airways, Ukraine Intl. Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air France or pegasus|
Flights from Milan to Istanbul cover the 1035 miles (1670 km) long route taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, Ryanair, KLM, Air Serbia, Emirates, Lot Polish Airlines, Air Moldova, British Airways, Ukraine Intl. Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air France or pegasus. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as $92 (€80), but the average price of plane tickets is $162 (€141). Travelers depart most frequently from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.
Ryanair, Air France and Aegean Airlines flights will get you between Milan and Istanbul from $92 (€80). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.
Ryanair is one of the most popular budget airlines in Europe offering cheap flights all over the continent. Founded in Ireland, Ryanair makes it easy to hop on a plane and fly to popular European destinations quickly and affordably. This low-cost airline is known for operating direct flights to smaller or secondary airports usually outside major cities to keep costs down. All Ryanair fare types include allowance of one small personal bag; additional fees tend to apply for bringing carry-on luggage and checked luggage.
Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your flight from Milan to Istanbul including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.
Air France tickets between Milan and Istanbul are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Air France to Istanbul from Milan all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight, you can find all the current Air France flight schedules and plane tickets available on Omio for the 1035 miles (1670 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the Air France flight, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this flight, compare the fastest Milan to Istanbul routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Air France Milan to Istanbul plane ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Air France plane ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Istanbul with Air France!
Aegean Airlines is Greece’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy and Business tickets for your next flight to Istanbul from Milan.
One of the best ways to travel from Milan to Istanbul is by taking a flight with Aegean Airlines. Omio helps you find the ideal Aegean Airlines flight between Milan and Istanbul by showing you Aegean Airlines current flight schedules and timetables, the plane tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Milan to Istanbul journey. You can expect to travel 1035 miles (1670 km) between Milan and Istanbul on a flight with Aegean Airlines. If you are using the Omio app to search for flights from Milan to Istanbul, you can check straight away if the Aegean Airlines ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the airport. Once you’ve found that perfect flight, book your Aegean Airlines plane ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Milan to Istanbul!
Direct flights to Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport take off from Milan's airports: Malpensa, Linate and Orio al Serio. Direct flights are scheduled along the route, mainly offered by the national airline Turkish Airlines, and with an intermediate change. In this case, the travel time is longer, even exceeding by more than 15 hours the duration of a direct flight.
The major traditional airlines that operate flights from Milan to Istanbul include Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Tunisair, Aeroflot and Luxair; low-cost travel is offered by Blue Air. Except for the Turkish flag carrier, all of them have at least 1 stopover: in Tunis to Tunisair, in Moscow with Aeroflot, while Blue Air stops in Bucharest.
If you choose one of the direct flights from Milan to Istanbul, you leave from Malpensa airport and it takes an average of 2 hours and 50 minutes to reach Istanbul's Ataturk international airport. The journey time is extended by at least 4 hours in the case of a flight with change: at Blue Air it takes 6 hours and 25 minutes to reach the destination; those flying with Tunisair take 7 hours and 50 minutes; Aeroflot covers the route in about 9 hours and 25 minutes. With all the other companies, the 10 hours of travel are greatly exceeded.
Each week more than 200 planes depart from Milan airports to Istanbul. The first direct flight is scheduled around 06:55 from Malpensa, 2 flights with stopovers at about 04:10 from Orio al Serio. On Saturdays there will be 4 take-offs around 19:30 and 5 flights around 22:30.
Milan Airports: Malpensa is reached by the Malpensa Express, Linate can be reached by metro or Airbus ATM, Orio al Serio is connected by the Orio Shuttle. The first two provide business passengers with meeting services, the airport of Orio al Serio has 2 VIP Lounge rooms.
Istanbul Airport: to reach the city and other nearby destinations there are numerous bus connections operated by HAVAIST, lines IST-5, IST-1S and IST-19, and by IETT, lines H2, H3 and H4. The airport has an IGA Lounge, with all kinds of comforts and services, relaxation areas and work areas.
Travel between Milan, Italy and Istanbul, Turkey by plane is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Turkey, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 12/22/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight between Milan and Istanbul before traveling.
The restriction level for your return flight to Milan, Italy from Istanbul is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Milan from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here here.
Before booking your flight from Milan to Istanbul, you have a few airport options to start your journey from including flying out of Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport and Milan Linate Airport. Similarly, you can opt to land in Istanbul at airports like Istanbul Airport and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport.
Omio travelers most frequently book a flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Istanbul Airport for this route.
The most popular departure airport with passengers for this journey, called Milan Malpensa Airport, is located 30.2 miles (48.7 km) from the city center of Milan.
The most popular arrival airport, Istanbul Airport, is located 27.7 miles (44.7 km) away from the city center of Istanbul. You can check what public transit connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Istanbul Airport to the city center in Istanbul.
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