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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Istanbul. Flights to Istanbul from Malaysia in May are about RM 2,651 on average during May, but can be found for as low as RM 2,203.

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

When flying from Malaysia to Istanbul, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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 2,727 1-2 weeks out and tickets from RM 2,922 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Malaysia to Istanbul in December, January 2022

The best prices found for Malaysia to IST flights in December, January
24 Dec - 1 Jan
RM 808pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
24 Dec - 1 Jan
RM 833pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
23 Dec - 1 Jan
RM 841pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Malaysia to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Malaysia found for this year
24 Dec - 1 Jan
RM 808pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
24 Dec - 1 Jan
RM 833pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
23 Dec - 1 Jan
RM 841pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Direct flights to Istanbul from Malaysia

Save time with Malaysia to Istanbul direct flight deals
31 Mar - 6 Apr
RM 2,410pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
1 Mar - 12 Mar
RM 2,465pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
22 Dec - 30 Dec
RM 2,474pp
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
14 Dec - 16 Dec
RM 1,620pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
12 Dec - 20 Dec
RM 1,713pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
13 Dec - 27 Jan
RM 1,789pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Malaysia

The cheapest one-way flights from Malaysia to Istanbul
21:15 - 08:55
Etihad Airways
1 stop
16h 40m
KUL - IST
Etihad Airways
RM 1,108
21:45 - 13:35
Qatar Airways
1 stop
20h 50m
KUL - IST
Qatar Airways
RM 1,133
Travel2Be
16:20 - 13:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
26h 35m
KUL - SAW
Multiple Airlines
RM 1,142
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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.

Can I find flights from Malaysia to Istanbul for under RM 800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Malaysia to Istanbul for under RM 800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just RM 757, but on average you can expect to pay RM 1,066.

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 2,512.

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?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Etihad Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at RM 918. Qatar Airways flights start at RM 1,023 while deals on KLM start at RM 1,112 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Malaysia to Istanbul?

The most popular flight routes from Malaysia to Istanbul are Kuala Lumpur Intl - Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur Intl - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen and Kuala Lumpur Subang - Istanbul.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Malaysia to Istanbul?

IndiGo, ITA Airways and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Malaysia to Istanbul.

What are the cheapest flights from Malaysia to Istanbul?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Malaysia to Istanbul? While on average our users pay RM 2,350, our data indicates the cheapest price to be RM 1,110. The most popular route (Kuala Lumpur Intl - Istanbul), is priced around RM 808.

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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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 = ₺ 3.23
Average temperature for December in Istanbul
10.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Istanbul
102.0 mm

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
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 1,796 RM 2,362 No cancel fee 75%
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Oman Air
RM 2,016 RM 2,474 No cancel fee 76%
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IndiGo
RM 2,059 RM 2,545 No cancel fee 80%
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Royal Jordanian
RM 2,078 RM 2,766 No cancel fee 61%
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Etihad Airways
RM 2,136 RM 3,024 No cancel fee 75%
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Malaysia Airlines
RM 2,151 RM 3,507 No cancel fee 67%
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SAUDIA
RM 2,233 RM 2,654 No cancel fee 86%
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Air Astana
RM 2,256 RM 2,631 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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Emirates
RM 2,260 RM 3,188 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
RM 2,330 RM 2,860 No cancel fee 81%
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