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There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Upington by plane, taxi or car

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Fly Istanbul to Upington

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Upington (UTN)

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Fly Istanbul to Sishen, taxi

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Sishen (SIS)
  2. Take a taxi from Sishen to Upington

2 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Upington

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Upington (UTN)

Drive

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Upington

Istanbul (IST) to Upington (UTN) flights

104 Weekly Planes
20h 29m Average Duration
R 10 755 Cheapest Price
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Turkey → South Africa
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International entry into South Africa from Turkey

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into South Africa from Turkey

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in South Africa

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Considerations leaving from Turkey

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into South Africa is currently allowed from Turkey.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Upington is 0800 029 999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Upington is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Upington is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 029 999.

No, returning to Turkey from South Africa is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Upington is to fly and taxi which costs 9.500 ₺ - 25.000 ₺ and takes 17h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Istanbul to Upington is to fly which takes 15h 17m and costs 11.000 ₺ - 34.000 ₺.

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The distance between Istanbul and Upington is 7764 km. The road distance is 11336.6 km.

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It takes approximately 15h 17m to get from Istanbul to Upington, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Airport to Upington Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 20m and has one stopover.

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Upington is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 5:20 AM in Istanbul and 4:20 AM in Upington.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Upington is 11337 km. It takes approximately 6 days 11h to drive from Istanbul to Upington.

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Etihad, Ethiopian Airlines, Egyptair and four other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Upington Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Upington. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Upington.
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  • Distance: 7764.4 km
  • Duration: 15h 17m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Upington, South Africa?

Turkish Airlines, Airlink and seven other airlines fly from Istanbul to Upington hourly.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Istanbul to Upington via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 38 000
Flights from Istanbul to Upington via Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 40 000
Flights from Istanbul to Upington via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 47 000
Flights from Istanbul to Upington via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 32 000
Flights from Istanbul to Upington via Cairo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 30 000
Flights from Istanbul to Upington via Frankfurt, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Istanbul to Upington via Abu Dhabi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 34 000
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Upington via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 41 000
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Upington via Tel Aviv, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 37 000
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Upington via Abu Dhabi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 30 000
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Upington via Ankara, Istanbul, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 36 000
Flights from Istanbul to Sishen via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 22 000
Flights from Istanbul to Sishen via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 31 000
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Istanbul to Sishen via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 25 000
Flights from Istanbul to Sishen via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 31 000
Flights from Istanbul to Sishen via Dubai, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 35 000
Flights from Istanbul to Sishen via Cairo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R 7 000 - R 20 000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Upington via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 47 000
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Upington via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 41 000
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Upington via Tel Aviv, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 37 000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Istanbul to Sishen via Dubai, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 10 000 - R 35 000
Flights from Istanbul to Sishen via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 22 000
Other operators
Taxi from Sishen to Upington
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Estimated price
R 1 500 - R 1 900

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