The cheapest times to fly from SZG to IST are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 16th to May 27th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • early to mid June
  • October 1st to December 16th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 19th)

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 SZG to IST is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $445 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $182 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Salzburg (SZG) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $184 to $395 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $188. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $402. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $214 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $224 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SZG to IST flight.

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

SZG to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SZG to IST flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Salzburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Istanbul, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Salzburg. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $27 (11%) 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 $223. Return trip prices are from the IST to SZG 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 SZG 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 37 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Austrian, Belavia, British Airways, Croatia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, SAS, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Salzburg Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 909 miles or 1463 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SZG to IST flight is about 2 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Salzburg and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 33 available flights from SZG to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSZG
Origination airport nameSalzburg Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeIST
Destination airport nameAtaturk Airport


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