The cheapest times to fly from SSH to IST are
- September 3rd to October 7th
- December 3rd to June 24th (except the weeks of December 10th, January 1st, and March 26th)
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 SSH to IST is early September. Prices can be as high as $467 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $314 for Wednesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Istanbul
Flying from Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $321 to $400 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $314. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $414. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $100 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $326 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SSH to IST flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SSH to IST route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SSH to IST flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sharm El-Sheikh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IST, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SSH. Saturdays 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 $16 (4%) 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 $337. Return trip prices are from the IST to SSH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SSH to IST can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 42 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 SSH to IST while comparing.
- 27 miles (43 km) away from IST
- Usually 41.10% less expensive than IST
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SSH to IST? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Air Astana, EgyptAir, Etihad, Gulf Air, Jazeera, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Saudia, Scat Air, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 952 miles or 1532 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SSH to IST?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SSH to IST flight is about 2 hour 42 minutes.
How many flights go between Sharm El Sheikh and Istanbul?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 40 available flights from SSH to IST.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Sharm El Sheikh International Airport|
|City||Sharm El Sheikh|
|Destination airport name||Ataturk Airport|
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