There are 2 ways to get from Istanbul to Zakho by plane or car

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Fly from Istanbul Ataturk, drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Erbil (EBL) IST - EBL
  2. Drive from Erbil to Zakho

1 alternative option

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen, drive  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Erbil (EBL) SAW - EBL
  2. Drive from Erbil to Zakho

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The distance between Istanbul and Zakho is 1259 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Istanbul to Zakho, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Erbil Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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AtlasGlobal, Turkish Airlines, Middle East Airlines and Iraqi Airways offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Erbil Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Zakho.
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  • Distance: 787.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Zakho, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Zakho. However, you can take the Metro to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the walk to Istanbul Ataturk airport, fly to Erbil, then take the drive to Zakho. Alternatively, you can take the Metro to Taksim, take the walk to Istanbul Taksim Square, take the shuttle to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, take the walk to Sabiha Gokcen airport, fly to Erbil, then take the drive to Zakho.

Airlines
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Erbil
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Erbil via Baghdad
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Erbil via Basra
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erbil
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erbil via Antalya
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erbil via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Erbil
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Erbil
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Erbil via Beirut
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750

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