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There are 2 ways to get from Turkey to Saudi Arabia by plane

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Fly to Medina  •  4h

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

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Fly to Jeddah  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Jeddah (JED) IST - JED

Istanbul (IST) to Medina (MED) flights

The flight time between Istanbul (IST) and Medina (MED) is around 6h 1m and covers a distance of around 2117 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 50m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 15m. Services are operated by Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Egyptair and others. Typically 25 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 11m
Layover time:
1h 50m
Total time:
6h 1m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 15m
Flight distance:
2117 km
Flights per week:
25
Cheapest price:
518﷼
Carbon emissions:
429 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
04:30
Last flight departs at:
20:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Istanbul (IST) to Medina (MED) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Saudi Arabia

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

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Saudi Arabia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Saudi Arabia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Saudi Arabia from June 21.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Saudi Arabia

Limited international flights leaving Turkey began to resume from August 1.

Last updated: October 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Turkey to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs 2.200 ₺ - 3.300 ₺ and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Turkey to Saudi Arabia is to fly which costs 2.000 ₺ - 5.500 ₺ and takes 4h.

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The distance between Turkey and Saudi Arabia is 1638 km.

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

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Medina Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 15m.

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

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

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

What companies run services between Turkey and Saudi Arabia?

Turkish Airlines, Royal Jordanian and two other airlines fly from Istanbul to Medina 4 times a day.

Airlines
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Istanbul to Medina via Amman
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1800﷼
Flights from Istanbul to Jeddah via Amman
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
850﷼ - 2700﷼
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Medina via Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
650﷼ - 1900﷼
Flights from Istanbul to Jeddah via Cairo
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800﷼ - 2500﷼
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Medina via Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
800﷼ - 3400﷼
Flights from Istanbul to Jeddah via Doha
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500﷼ - 3200﷼
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Medina
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500﷼ - 2000﷼
Flights from Istanbul to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200﷼ - 1500﷼
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Jeddah
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2200﷼
Flights from Istanbul to Jeddah via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2200﷼
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul to Jeddah via Beirut
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100﷼ - 2200﷼

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