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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Dubai by plane, train or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dubai (DXB) IST - DXB

$112 - $363

Cheapest option

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Sharjah  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Sharjah (SHJ) IST - SHJ

$94 - $369

3 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Dubai  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Dubai (DXB) SAW - DXB

$134 - $609

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Sharjah, Metro  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Sharjah (SHJ) SAW - SHJ
  2. Take the Metro from Rashidiya to Nakheel

$146 - $715

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Abu Dhabi, shuttle  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) IST - AUH
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai

$132 - $483

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Dubai is to fly which costs 600 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Dubai is to fly which costs 600 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Dubai is 3000 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Istanbul to Dubai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Dubai Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 15 min.

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Dubai is 1 h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 10:26 AM in Istanbul and 11:26 AM in Dubai.

Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian and seven other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Dubai Airport.

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There are 1502+ hotels available in Dubai. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Dubai.
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  • Distance: 1874.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Dubai, United Arab Emirates?

Emirates, Turkish Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Istanbul to Dubai hourly.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dubai
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sharjah
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dubai
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai via Manama
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Abu Dhabi via Manama
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai via Muscat
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,000
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Abu Dhabi via Muscat
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$440 - $3,300
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai via Cairo
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sharjah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Abu Dhabi via Cairo
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai via Amman
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Abu Dhabi via Amman
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Turkmenistan Airlines
Website
flyturkmenistanairlines.eu
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai via Ashgabat
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai via Beirut
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Abu Dhabi via Beirut
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,600
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dubai
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Sharjah
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubai via Erbil
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dubai
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,700
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dubai via Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Kam Air
Website
kamair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sharjah via Kabul
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
Bus operators
Etihad Courtesy Shuttle
Phone
+97126177700
Website
etihad.com
Shuttle from Abu Dhabi Airport to Dubai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
etihad.com

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