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There are 5 ways to get from Saudi Arabia to Turkey by plane

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Fly Medina to Istanbul

  1. Fly from Medina (MED) to Istanbul (IST)

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Fly Medina to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Fly from Medina (MED) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

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Fly Medina to Antalya

  1. Fly from Medina (MED) to Antalya (AYT)

Fly Dammam to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Fly from Dammam (DMM) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Fly Riyadh to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Fly from Riyadh (RUH) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Medina (MED) to Istanbul (IST) flights

The flight time between Medina (MED) and Istanbul (IST) is around 5h 40m and covers a distance of around 2117 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 37m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 20m. Services are operated by Saudia, Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian and others. Typically 38 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
4h 3m
Layover time:
1h 37m
Total time:
5h 40m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 20m
Flight distance:
2117 km
Flights per week:
38
Cheapest price:
1.547 ₺
Carbon emissions:
429 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:25
Last flight departs at:
20:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Medina (MED) to Istanbul (IST) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Turkey

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Turkey. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Turkey.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Turkey from June 11.

Domestic travel is restricted within Turkey due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

International flights leaving Saudi Arabia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Last updated: October 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Saudi Arabia to Turkey is to fly, which costs 460﷼ - 1500﷼ and takes 5h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Saudi Arabia to Turkey is to fly which costs 850﷼ - 2300﷼ and takes 4h 5m.

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The distance between Saudi Arabia and Turkey is 1638 km.

It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Saudi Arabia to Turkey, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Medina Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 20m.

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Saudia, Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian and Egyptair offer flights from Medina Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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The best way to get from Saudi Arabia to Medina Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs 75﷼ - 95﷼.

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Map of how to get from Saudi Arabia to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 1638.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Saudi Arabia and Turkey?

Saudia, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Medina to Istanbul 5 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Medina to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Medina to Antalya via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Medina to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Medina to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Dammam to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Riyadh to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Medina to Antalya via Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Medina to Sabiha Gokcen via Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.600 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Dammam to Sabiha Gokcen via Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.800 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Riyadh to Sabiha Gokcen via Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.100 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Medina to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 4.100 ₺
Flights from Medina to Antalya via Amman
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Medina to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.400 ₺
Flights from Dammam to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 4.400 ₺
Flights from Riyadh to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 4.700 ₺
Flights from Riyadh to Sabiha Gokcen via Trabzon
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Dammam to Sabiha Gokcen via Manama
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
Flights from Riyadh to Sabiha Gokcen via Manama
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 9.000 ₺
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Medina to Istanbul via Amman
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Medina to Istanbul via Cairo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Medina to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.600 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Jazeera Airways
Website
jazeeraairways.com
Flights from Riyadh to Sabiha Gokcen via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
2.800 ₺ - 4.200 ₺

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