The cheapest times to fly from IST to BLQ are
- January 8th to July 15th (except the weeks of March 19th, April 9th, May 21st, May 28th, and June 25th)
- November 12th to December 9th
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 IST to BLQ is mid February. Prices can be as high as $439 for Sunday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $167 for Tuesday flights around mid February.
When to Fly to Bologna
Flying from Istanbul (IST) to Bologna (BLQ) will usually cost between $181 to $325 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $188. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $354. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $165 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $214 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IST to BLQ flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IST to BLQ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IST to BLQ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Istanbul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Bologna, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Istanbul. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $14 (6%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $222. Return trip prices are from the BLQ to IST flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IST to BLQ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 38 minutes may be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from IST to BLQ while comparing.
- 85 miles (137 km) away from BLQ
- Usually 3.04% less expensive than BLQ
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IST to BLQ? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Dolomiti, Air France, Air Malta, Air Moldova, Air Serbia, Austrian, British Airways, Gol, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Bologna Airport to Ataturk Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 920 miles or 1481 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IST to BLQ?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IST to BLQ flight is about 2 hour 38 minutes.
How many flights go between Istanbul and Bologna?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from IST to BLQ.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ataturk Airport|
|Destination airport name||Bologna Airport|
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