The cheapest times to fly from EBB to IST are

  • January 29th to June 24th (except the weeks of March 12th, March 26th, and April 16th)
  • October 1st to December 2nd (except the week of October 8th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from EBB to IST is mid November. Prices can be as high as $934 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $633 for Sunday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Entebbe/Kampala (EBB) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $638 to $784 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $636. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $763. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $127 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $669 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EBB to IST flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the EBB to IST route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

EBB to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EBB to IST flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Entebbe. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IST, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into EBB. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Istanbul, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Entebbe. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $57 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $670. Return trip prices are from the IST to EBB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from EBB to IST can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 5 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EBB to IST? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Asiana, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Southern, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Gulf Air, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Qatar Airways, RwandAir, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Entebbe International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2837 miles or 4566 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from EBB to IST?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EBB to IST flight is about 6 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Entebbe/Kampala and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 51 available flights from EBB to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EBB
Origination airport name Entebbe International Airport
City Entebbe/Kampala
Country Uganda
Latitude 0
Longitude 32.4

Return Airport

Destination code IST
Destination airport name Ataturk Airport
City Istanbul
Country Turkey
Latitude 41
Longitude 28.8


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