The cheapest times to fly from ESB to MED are

  • September 10th to March 18th (except the week of November 12th)

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 ESB to MED is late December. Prices can be as high as $1596 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $536 for Thursday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Medina

Flying from Ankara (ESB) to Medina (MED) will usually cost between $536 to $792 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $594. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $866. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $273 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $605 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ESB to MED flight.

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

ESB to MED Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ESB to MED flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Ankara. 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

Thursday 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 $109 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $579. Return trip prices are from the MED to ESB 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 ESB to MED can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 2 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking ESB to MED

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ESB to MED — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (ESB > IST > MED)

  • Price for both tickets: $600
  • Average savings: $5 (0.74%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ESB to MED? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Azerbaijan Airlines, Flynas, Kam Air, Royal Air Maroc, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport to Esenboga Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1144 miles or 1841 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ESB to MED?

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

How many flights go between Ankara and Medina?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from ESB to MED.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ESB
Origination airport name Esenboga Airport
City Ankara
Country Turkey
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 33

Return Airport

Destination code MED
Destination airport name Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport
City Medina
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 24.6
Longitude 39.7


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