The cheapest times to fly from AER to IST are

  • January 8th to January 28th
  • February 19th to April 22nd
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • June 18th to July 15th

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 AER to IST is late May. Prices can be as high as $423 for Friday flights during mid to late September, or as low as $309 for Wednesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Adler/Sochi (AER) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $309 to $369 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $309. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late September, with an average price of $357. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $48 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $315 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AER to IST flight.

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

AER to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AER to IST flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sochi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $15 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $319. Return trip prices are from the IST to AER 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 AER to IST can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 3 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air Serbia, atlasglobal, Azerbaijan Airlines, Belavia, British Airways, Emirates, KLM, LLC Nord Wind, LOT, Lufthansa, Pobeda, S7, Somon Air, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Adler/Sochi Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 593 miles or 954 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AER to IST flight is about 2 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Adler/Sochi and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from AER to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AER
Origination airport name Adler/Sochi Airport
City Adler/Sochi
Country Russia
Latitude 43.5
Longitude 39.9

Return Airport

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


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