The cheapest times to fly from IST to BRI are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the week of April 9th)
  • June 18th to July 15th
  • November 5th 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 BRI is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $877 for Thursday flights during mid to late August, or as low as $175 for Wednesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Bari

Flying from Istanbul (IST) to Bari (BRI) will usually cost between $193 to $547 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $230. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late August, with an average price of $534. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $305 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $287 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IST to BRI flight.

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

IST to BRI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IST to BRI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Istanbul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays 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 $120 (29%) 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 $271. Return trip prices are from the BRI to IST 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 IST to BRI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 7 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 BRI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Capodichino Airport (NAP) in Naples

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from BRI
  • Usually 16.72% less expensive than BRI
  • Nonstop flights available

See IST to NAP flights

Destination alternative #2: Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) in Dubrovnik

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from BRI
  • Usually 9.41% less expensive than BRI
  • Nonstop flights available

See IST to DBV flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air France, Air Malta, Air Serbia, Alitalia, KLM, Lufthansa, Luxair, Pobeda, Royal Jordanian, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bari Airport to Ataturk Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 628 miles or 1011 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IST to BRI flight is about 2 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Istanbul and Bari?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from IST to BRI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code BRI
Destination airport name Bari Airport
City Bari
Country Italy
Latitude 41.1
Longitude 16.8


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