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Cheap HEL to IST Flights

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Helsinki to Istanbul route information

Origin Airport Vantaa
Destination Airport Istanbul
Airlines Serving Aegean, Aeroflot-Russian Airlines, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines
Flight Price $215
Distance 1,326 mi

Cheap HEL to IST Flights

  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Helsinki to Istanbul?
    Answer : If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by Turkish Airlines), you will be able to leave HEL at 12:25 PM EEST and get to IST at 4:50 PM +03 (three hours and 25 minutes). Remember, there is a time change of one hour.
  • Question : What is the cheapest day to fly to Istanbul?
    Answer : If you are wanting to save funds, look at Aug 3rd. As of Jul 22nd, it's showing the cheapest ticket sales at $349. That is 19% below the average for this route, so you can spend the savings on an adventure rather than the flight.
  • Question : What is the cheapest airline flying from Helsinki to Istanbul?
    Answer : Flight prices are hitting as high as $1,707 over the next three months when flying to IST from HEL. Check out Lufthansa, as they have bookings at just $281.
  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : Yes, you can switch your departure date. If you wish to save some funds in doing so, the cheapest day to fly in August is Thursday. You may be thinking you're missing out taking off a day early, but we see it as just adding those savings towards your next vacation. A penny saved is a vacation earned.
  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Helsinki to Istanbul?
    Answer : The current leader is Turkish Airlines with an 84% on-time rate. Spend as little time in an airport as necessary by flying with Turkish Airlines. If they do have a delay, it usually lasts only nine minutes.
  • Question : Do some days of the week have more flight times than others?
    Answer : With three total flight time options, Saturday provides the most flexibility from HEL to IST. With 184 different times, Monday provides the most options on average across all flights departing Finland.
  • Question : How many flights are there per day from Helsinki to Istanbul?
    Answer : Of course, the day of the week matters, but on average, three different flight times exist when you fly from HEL to IST. You'll have the same number of choices on this route as most other routes departing Finland.

Helsinki to Istanbul Flights

Sometimes you just need to get out of town or maybe you’re looking for a change of scenery. Regardless of the reason, a flight from Helsinki to Istanbul will do just the trick! Go on, plan to see all the famous landmarks and eat your weight in the local cuisine. Your trip is beckoning, so answer the call by packing your suitcase and filling your travel itinerary with exploring Istanbul.

Whether you’re flying for business or jet-setting on your personal time, you’ve come to the right place. Here at, we’ll pair you up with HEL to IST flights that won’t make your bank account wince. Ready to temporarily leave behind Helsinki for new horizons? Browse through our cheap airfare, and filter by flight times and dates until you find just what you had in mind. From flights without layovers to ones that arrive early in the morning, you’ll come across plane tickets that suit your travel preferences. You can even bundle your flight to IST with hotels and car rentals to score even bigger savings.

All set to hit the clouds? Book your travel arrangements with us today and have left-over money to put toward your travel outings and adventures.