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There are 5 ways to get from Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU) to Istanbul by plane or car

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Fly Sulaymaniyah to Istanbul  •  3h 19m

  1. Fly from Sulaymaniyah (ISU) to Istanbul (IST) ISU - IST

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Drive to Erbil, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU) to Erbil
  2. Fly from Erbil (EBL) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) EBL - SAW

3 alternative options

Fly Sulaymaniyah to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Sulaymaniyah (ISU) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) ISU - SAW

Drive to Kirkuk, fly to Istanbul  •  5h 38m

  1. Drive from Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU) to Kirkuk
  2. Fly from Kirkuk (KIK) to Istanbul (IST) KIK - IST

Drive to Erbil, fly to Istanbul  •  6h 7m

  1. Drive from Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU) to Erbil
  2. Fly from Erbil (EBL) to Istanbul (IST) EBL - IST

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU) to Istanbul is to drive and fly which costs $80 - $320 and takes 6h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU) to Istanbul is to fly which takes 3h 19m and costs $100 - $440.

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The distance between Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU) and Istanbul is 1549 km.

It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU) to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sulaymaniyah Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Turkish Airlines and Iraqi Airways offer flights from Sulaymaniyah Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU) to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 1548.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU), Iraq and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines and Iraqi Airways fly from Sulaymaniyah Airport (ISU) to Istanbul Esenler Otogar 5 times a week.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sulaymaniyah to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3.500 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Flights from Sulaymaniyah to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Izmir
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
4.100 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Flights from Sulaymaniyah to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
4.100 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Flights from Erbil to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.100 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Kirkuk to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3.500 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Flights from Erbil to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.400 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sulaymaniyah to Sabiha Gokcen via Baghdad
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Flights from Erbil to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Erbil to Sabiha Gokcen via Trabzon
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Flights from Erbil to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Erbil to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Sulaymaniyah to Istanbul via Baghdad
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Flights from Kirkuk to Istanbul via Baghdad
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Flights from Erbil to Istanbul via Baghdad
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Fly Baghdad
Website
flybaghdad.net
Flights from Sulaymaniyah to Sabiha Gokcen via Baghdad
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Erbil to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sulaymaniyah to Sabiha Gokcen via Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
7.000 ₺ - 19.000 ₺

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