The cheapest times to fly from KSC to IST are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 26th)
  • March 26th to May 6th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 5th)

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 KSC to IST is early October. Prices can be as high as $704 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $211 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Kosice (KSC) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $222 to $438 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $230. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $389. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $159 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $258 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KSC to IST flight.

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

KSC to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KSC to IST flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Košice. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, 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 $115 (32%) 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 $241. Return trip prices are from the IST to KSC 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 KSC to IST can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Austrian, Croatia, CSA, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, MEA, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 647 miles or 1041 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KSC to IST flight is about 2 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Kosice and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 32 available flights from KSC to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KSC
Origination airport name Kosice International Airport
City Kosice
Country Slovakia
Latitude 48.7
Longitude 21.2

Return Airport

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


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