The cheapest times to fly from JRO to IST are

  • January 22nd to June 17th (except the weeks of March 12th and March 26th)
  • October 29th 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 JRO to IST is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1297 for Monday flights during mid August, or as low as $688 for Friday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Kilimanjaro (JRO) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $691 to $1024 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $748. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1028. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $279 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $820 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JRO to IST flight.

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

JRO to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JRO to IST flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Mount Kilimanjaro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IST, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into JRO. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Istanbul, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Mount Kilimanjaro. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $116 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $753. Return trip prices are from the IST to JRO 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 JRO to IST can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking JRO to IST

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 JRO to IST — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dubai (JRO > DXB > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $797
  • Average savings: $23 (2.8%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air India, Asiana, British Airways, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, RwandAir, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3112 miles or 5008 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JRO to IST flight is about 6 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Kilimanjaro and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from JRO to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JRO
Origination airport name Kilimanjaro International Airport
City Kilimanjaro
Country Tanzania
Latitude -3.4
Longitude 37.1

Return Airport

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


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