The cheapest times to fly from IST to TPE are

  • April 9th to April 22nd
  • May 14th to June 10th (except the week of May 28th)
  • July 16th to September 9th
  • October 15th to January 14th (except the week of December 17th)

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 TPE is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1421 for Sunday flights during early October, or as low as $711 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Taipei

Flying from Istanbul (IST) to Taipei (TPE) will usually cost between $871 to $1189 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $846. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $1217. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $371 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $994 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IST to TPE flight.

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

IST to TPE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IST to TPE flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Istanbul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $136 (13%) 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 $960. Return trip prices are from the TPE 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 TPE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 23 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking IST to TPE

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 IST to TPE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manila (IST > MNL > TPE)

  • Price for both tickets: $723
  • Average savings: $271 (27.23%)

See IST to KUL flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (IST > KUL > TPE)

  • Price for both tickets: $730
  • Average savings: $264 (26.52%)

See IST to MNL flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (IST > BKK > TPE)

  • Price for both tickets: $776
  • Average savings: $218 (21.94%)

See IST to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air China, Air France, Air India, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Gulf Air, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Malindo Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Ataturk Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5221 miles or 8402 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IST to TPE flight is about 10 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Istanbul and Taipei?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from IST to TPE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIST
Origination airport nameAtaturk Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeTPE
Destination airport nameTaiwan Taoyuan International Airport


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