The cheapest times to fly from IST to VIE are

  • April 23rd to May 20th
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)
  • December 24th to April 1st (except the week of January 1st)

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 VIE is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $303 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $138 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Vienna

Flying from Istanbul (IST) to Vienna (VIE) will usually cost between $168 to $258 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $153. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $269. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $116 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $212 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IST to VIE flight.

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

IST to VIE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IST to VIE 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 $0.17, which is 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $19 (9%) 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 $201. Return trip prices are from the VIE 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 VIE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 23 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 VIE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) in Budapest

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from VIE
  • Usually 6.86% less expensive than VIE
  • Nonstop flights available

See IST to BUD flights

Destination alternative #2: Graz Airport (GRZ) in Graz

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from VIE
  • Usually 3.55% less expensive than VIE
  • Nonstop flights available

See IST to GRZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air France, Air Malta, Air Moldova, Air Serbia, Asiana, atlasglobal, Austrian, Belavia, British Airways, Croatia, EgyptAir, IndiGo, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, Malindo Air, Pegasus, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Saudia, TAROM, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vienna International Airport to Ataturk Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 777 miles or 1250 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IST to VIE flight is about 2 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Istanbul and Vienna?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from IST to VIE.


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 VIE
Destination airport name Vienna International Airport
City Vienna
Country Austria
Latitude 48.1
Longitude 16.6


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