Cheap flights from Malaysia to Istanbul

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Malaysia to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best null to IST flight in 2021: compare Malaysia to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Malaysia to Istanbul?

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Malaysia to Istanbul from RM 2,682 1-2 weeks out and tickets from RM 2,873 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Malaysia to Istanbul?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul from Malaysia. Users have commonly found prices around RM 2,606 for the month, but tickets can be as low as RM 2,166. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Malaysia to Istanbul (MY0 - TR5)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Malaysia to Istanbul as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Malaysia to Istanbul in September, October 2021

The best prices found for Malaysia to IST flights in September, October
28 Oct - 5 Nov
RM 1,592pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
15 Sep - 24 Sep
RM 1,609pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
21 Sep - 29 Sep
RM 1,617pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Malaysia to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Malaysia found for this year
28 Oct - 5 Nov
RM 1,592pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
15 Sep - 24 Sep
RM 1,609pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
21 Sep - 29 Sep
RM 1,617pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Direct flights to Istanbul from Malaysia

Save time with Malaysia to Istanbul direct flight deals
21 Sep - 28 Sep
RM 2,424pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
29 Oct - 4 Nov
RM 2,486pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
10 Oct - 5 Nov
RM 2,490pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Last-minute flights from Malaysia to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Malaysia, departing today and this week
21 Sep - 29 Sep
RM 1,617pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
21 Sep - 25 Sep
RM 1,713pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
22 Sep - 23 Oct
RM 1,734pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Malaysia

The cheapest one-way flights from Malaysia to Istanbul
10:30 - 03:45
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
22h 15m
KUL - IST
Singapore Airlines
RM 1,019
Singapore Airlines
16:40 - 12:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
24h 25m
KUL - IST
Multiple Airlines
RM 1,131
KLM
22:20 - 09:10
Etihad Airways
1 stop
15h 50m
KUL - IST
Etihad Airways
RM 1,135
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Malaysia</span> to <span class="emphasized">Istanbul</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Malaysia to Istanbul

Which airlines flying from Malaysia to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Malaysia to Istanbul that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qatar Airways, and SAUDIA. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Malaysia to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. SAUDIA and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Malaysia to Istanbul are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Malaysia to Istanbul for under RM 1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Malaysia to Istanbul for under RM 1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just RM 1,592, but on average you can expect to pay RM 1,655.

Are there direct flights from Malaysia to Istanbul for under RM 2,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Malaysia to Istanbul under RM 2,500. A good price for a direct flight from Malaysia to Istanbul is less than RM 2,557.

Are there last-minute flights available from Malaysia to Istanbul for under RM 1,700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Malaysia to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than RM 1,700.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Malaysia to Istanbul one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Etihad Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as RM 919. Users have also found prices from RM 1,002 and RM 1,006 on Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from Malaysia?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Malaysia to Istanbul

Most visitors from Malaysia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Malaysia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Malaysia are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Malaysia from Istanbul?

Returning to Malaysia from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Malaysia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Malaysia.

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Departure points for flights from Malaysia to Istanbul

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Malaysia to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
RM 1 = ₺ 2.03
Average temperature for September in Istanbul
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Istanbul
44.0 mm

Airports servicing

Bario (BBN)
Bakalalan (BKM)
Bintulu (BTU)
Ipoh (IPH)
Senai (JHB)
Kota Bharu (KBR)

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Malaysia to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Malaysia to Istanbul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
KLM
RM 425 RM 559 No cancel fee 75%
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Oman Air
RM 477 RM 580 No cancel fee 76%
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IndiGo
RM 487 RM 602 No cancel fee 80%
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Air Astana
RM 534 RM 622 No cancel fee 80%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Astana. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air Arabia
RM 572 RM 648 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Arabia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Royal Jordanian
RM 491 RM 654 No cancel fee 61%
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Singapore Airlines
RM 551 RM 676 No cancel fee 81%
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Etihad Airways
RM 505 RM 697 No cancel fee 75%
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Uzbekistan Airways
RM 721 RM 747 No cancel fee 81%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Uzbekistan Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Turkish Airlines
RM 623 RM 819 No cancel fee 77%
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