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Cheap flights to Istanbul, Turkeyrecently found by travellers
Washington DC
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Istanbul
IST
US$799
Multiple Airlines
Wed 10/10 - Tue 23/10
US$799
Washington DC
WAS
Istanbul
IST
US$801
Turkish Airlines
Wed 05/09 - Wed 19/09
US$801
Washington DC
WAS
Istanbul
IST
US$803
Turkish Airlines
Thu 11/10 - Tue 23/10
US$803
Washington DC
WAS
Istanbul
IST
US$803
Turkish Airlines
Sun 21/10 - Sun 28/10
US$803
Washington DC
WAS
Istanbul
IST
US$809
Turkish Airlines
Sat 01/12 - Wed 05/12
US$809
Washington DC
WAS
Istanbul
IST
US$810
Turkish Airlines
Wed 12/09 - Sat 29/09
US$810
Washington DC
WAS
Istanbul
IST
US$810
Turkish Airlines
Fri 14/09 - Mon 17/09
US$810
Washington DC
WAS
Istanbul
IST
US$811
Turkish Airlines
Fri 07/12 - Tue 18/12
US$811
Washington DC
WAS
Istanbul
IST
US$840
Multiple Airlines
Fri 17/08 - Fri 07/09
US$840
Washington DC
WAS
Istanbul
IST
US$1,116
Turkish Airlines
Fri 24/08 - Fri 07/09
US$1,116
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Flying into Istanbul

There are a number of large and well-known airlines that offer cheap flights to Istanbul. The major airport that serves this vibrant city is the Istanbul Ataturk International Airport. It is located about 24 kilometres west of the city. This airport is a modern facility that had a major addition of an international terminal in the year 2000. After arriving on your Istanbul flight with one of the nearly 100 cheap airline carriers, you can take the metro from the airport into Zeytinburnu for a small fee before boarding a tram to take you the rest of the way to Sultanahmet, also known as Blue Mosque.

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Getting Around Istanbul

The metro is a large transportation system that has many connections throughout the city of Istanbul. It links the historic areas of Sultanhamet, Eminonu, and Aksaray with the newer areas of Beyoglu, and it links the surrounding towns with each other so that you can explore the entire city with ease.

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Due to problematic congestion issues, the tram system reopened during the 1990s after being closed for about 40 years. Taxis and a comprehensive bus service are alternative transportation options. If you are near the waterways, taking the ferry will offer you a scenic tour of Istanbul as you enjoy your journey to your destination.

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Interesting Things to do Whilst in Istanbul

Whether you are on a ship, boat or driving a car, the Bosphorus Bridge is a must-see tourist attraction. Opened officially in 1973, this unique bridge spans two continents, that of Asia and Europe. Seeing or driving over this bridge offers you the opportunity to experience a slice of history; it is also offers some astonishing views.

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No visit to Istanbul is complete without a visit to Topkapi Palace. Home to the Sultans from the Ottoman Empire for more than 400 years, it is now a very popular museum that boasts striking views of the entire city of Istanbul from the terrace.

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Shopping and Dining in Istanbul

Now that you've saved money on your airfare to Istanbul, you'll want to do some shopping. The Grand Bazaar of Istanbul is both expansive in nature and in history. Completed in 1466, this shopper's paradise is home to 12 buildings bulging with a wide variety of items that can be purchased. You can find more than 4,000 shops that present you with unique items such as local crafts, leather, and jewellery. When you need a break from shopping, you can catch a quick meal at a fast food restaurant or relax with a Turkish coffee. You will also find more ethnic fare in a more formal atmosphere as well. However you choose to enjoy your vacation, you'll be glad you took a flight to Istanbul.

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  • Istanbul is 7 mi from Ataturk Airport (Istanbul, Turkey).
  • Ataturk Airport (Istanbul, Turkey)
    • Right now, 90 airlines operate out of Ataturk Airport.
    • Ataturk Airport offers nonstop flights to 260 cities.
    • Every week, at least 1,103 domestic flights and 2,842 international flights depart from Ataturk Airport.
  • Istanbul is 19 mi from Sabiha Gokcen (Istanbul, Turkey).
  • Sabiha Gokcen (Istanbul, Turkey)
    • Right now, 16 airlines operate out of Sabiha Gokcen.
    • Sabiha Gokcen offers nonstop flights to 106 cities.
    • Every week, at least 964 domestic flights and 525 international flights depart from Sabiha Gokcen.
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