How to travel from Madrid to Istanbul

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Travel Information from Madrid to Istanbul

distanceDistance1696 miles (2736 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $456 (€402) • 4 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

Travel 1696 miles (2736 km) by flight between Madrid and Istanbul. Pegasus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Istanbul.

Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Istanbul

Travel to Istanbul easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Istanbul.

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Can I enter Turkey if coming from Spain?

Entry into Turkey is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Istanbul if traveling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in Istanbul, Turkey due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Turkey must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 6/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Madrid and Istanbul.

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Turkey is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Istanbul restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Istanbul?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 6/24/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here.

Travel to Istanbul from Madrid by taking a flight.

Going by flight is the quickest way from Madrid to Istanbul with an average travel time of 4 h 10 min.

You should expect to travel around 1696 miles (2736 km) between Madrid and Istanbul.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Istanbul:

  • Flights mostly depart from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Madrid to Istanbul:

  • You can go to Istanbul from Madrid by plane with pegasus. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $456 (€402) with pegasus from Madrid to Istanbul on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Madrid to Istanbul often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Madrid and Istanbul itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Istanbul and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Madrid to Istanbul, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $456 (€402) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Istanbul tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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