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With its unique location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Turkey is a holiday destination rich in cultural history. White sandy beaches, exclusive resorts, ancient ruins, cosmopolitan cities, magnificent landscapes, buzzing bazaars and glorious food with a range of influences – there’s so much to explore.

British Airways flies to Turkey’s most exciting destinations. Fly to Istanbul and soak in the hybrid of cultures that have shaped this vibrant metropolis – from the Ottoman-era Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque to the Grand Bazaar. Or take a trip to Antalya, a beautiful coastal city on the Mediterranean known as the Turkish Riviera. Plan a beach holiday in Dalaman, on the Turquoise Coast, with its picturesque beaches and azure blue sea. Or book a relaxing break in Bodrum, home to Turkey’s most exclusive resorts. Book your holiday to Turkey with us today.

Turkey flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Turkey?

The average flight time from London to Istanbul is 3 hours and 50 minutes, with flights to Antalya taking a bit longer at 4 hours 30 minutes. Journeys to Bodrum or Dalaman take around 4 hours 15 minutes.

Which airports do British Airways fly to Turkey from?

We fly to Turkey from all major London airports, with a number of different flight times every week.

What’s the cheapest month to fly to Turkey?

The cheapest month to fly to Turkey is generally March. Keep an eye out for our special offers or search our low fare finder.

Is Turkey cheap to visit?

Turkey is a very affordable holiday destination with Istanbul food and accommodation prices much lower than other comparable European cities. The resorts are also slightly cheaper than other destinations in Europe. The peak season to travel is June through August so plan your holiday in the spring or early fall to avoid large crowds and the more intense heat of a Turkish summer.

Is it easy to get around Turkey?

The Turkish rail system connects cities and small towns around the country, with options to get a high-speed or sleeper train. Long-distance buses are also an option to get around for an authentic local experience. Or sit back and let us take care of everything and book one of our exciting Turkey holiday packages.

If you want to go off the beaten path and explore in your own time, hire a car with British Airways and collect Avios on every rental.

Why visit Turkey?

From white sandy beaches and crystal blue waters on the Turkish Riviera to ancient Ottoman-era ruins and Byzantine castles in Istanbul and beyond, you’re guaranteed a rich cultural experience wherever you go in Turkey. The people are known for their friendliness and hospitality, so prepare to be welcomed with open arms whether you visit a small idyllic seaside town or a charming village.

Why fly British Airways to Turkey?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Istanbul: Highlights


  • Take a magical boat tour down the Bosphorus Strait, dividing Asia and Europe
  • Marvel at the colourful Grand Bazaar, one of the oldest covered markets in the world
  • Explore the magnificent Topkapi Palace Museum, the former court of the Ottoman Empire


Dalaman: Highlights

  • Walk through the eerie ghost town of Kayakoy, deserted since the 1920s
  • Lose yourself at the Fethiye Tuesday market, a sprawling, open-air bazaar
  • Take a swim in the clear waters of the Blue Lagoon, a UNESCO world heritage site

Antalya: Highlights

  • Wander the narrow lanes of Kaleici, the romantic old quarter
  • See incredible ancient artefacts at the Antalya Archaeological Museum
  • Relax after a day of sightseeing at a local hamman (Turkish bath)

Turkey travel essentials

Flight time

3 - 4 hours

Time zone

GMT +2


Turkish Lira

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