Istanbul (SAW)

Flights Turkistan - Istanbul!

Direct flights from Turkistan (HSA) to Istanbul (SAW) 2 times a week, in the daytime, at low fares, on comfortable Airbus A320s!

FlyArystan connects the historical cities of Kazakhstan and Turkey. By booking tickets Turkistan - Istanbul, you can cross 3218 kilometers in 5 hours and find yourself in the ancient metropolis - Istanbul.

Istanbul the largest city, the pearl of Turkey. It is the economic, historical, and cultural center of the state. It is located on the shores of the Bosphorus between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, connecting two continents - Europe and Asia. The former capital of the Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman empires is inhabited by 15 million people, due to which it is considered one of the most populated and diverse cities in the world.

Istanbul is attractive because of the mixture of Asian and European cultures, ancient landmarks, Turkish cuisine, and profitable shopping.

The cost of traveling in Istanbul may differ significantly from the chosen area of residence. If you choose hotels and restaurants in the neighboring districts from the center (Eminönü, Karaköy), then you can save a lot on your trip.

Another must-do expense that cannot be avoided is airline tickets. Low-cost airline FlyArystan offers the most attractive prices for flights from Turkistan to Istanbul.

We offer an extensive route network, which makes it possible to find a suitable connecting flight from your city to Istanbul.

Advantages of flying with us

FlyArystan is a subsidiary of Air Astana, Central Asia’s leading airline, from which we draw all safety, technical, training, systems, and services support. 

We commenced operations in May 2019, operating a comprehensive network of low fare flights within Kazakhstan and abroad on a modern fleet of A320 CEO and NEO aircraft from bases in Almaty, Astana, Atyrau, Aktau and Shymkent.

Passengers get the maximum benefits for the minimum price and note the following advantages of traveling with us: low fares, modern fleetrange of extra services.

What is the best way to buy a ticket?

To book tickets without extra fees, use the FlyArystan mobile app or the official website. The cost of tickets from low-cost airlines is much cheaper than that from classic airlines. When flying with us, passengers choose the whole range of additional services: baggage transportation, meals on board, choosing a favorite seat, and other services. The passenger determines the final cost of the ticket by himself.

We recommend booking flights in advance, and in both directions. This will make your trip even more profitable.

How to get from the airport to the city center?

Flights arrive at the Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport. You can get to the city center by public transport, taxi, and rented car.

There is currently no direct public transport connection between the airport and the city center. Therefore, you can only get to the central districts by transfers: bus + metro. Take the Havabus bus to the Taksim stop, then on the M2 metro line, you can reach any central area. It is popular in Istanbul to use the Google Maps app for navigation.

Taxi. Taxis in Istanbul are as expensive as in a metropolis. The duration of the trip will take from 1 hour. The cost is calculated by the counter. To the city center - from $ 40.

Car rental, depending on the company, will be around $ 400 for a standard Volkswagen Polo sedan.

Must-visit places of Istanbul

The most popular sights of Istanbul:

  • Saint Sophie Cathedral. A monumental Orthodox cathedral from the time of Byzantium. It was built approximately 1500 years ago.
  • Blue Mosque. Also has the name "Sultanahmet Mosque". The first mosque in Istanbul, 405 years old.
  • Galata Tower. An ancient tower located on the European side of Istanbul. Has a beautiful panoramic view of the entire metropolis.
  • Grand Bazaar. One of the largest markets in the world. It was built in 1453 and has about 4,000 boutiques.
  • Dolmabahce Palace. Palace of the Ottoman Sultans, impressive for its luxury.
  • Camlıca Mosque. The largest mosque in Turkey. The mosque can be seen from different sides of the city, and next to it there is a large park with a walking area.
  • Basilica Cistern. An underground reservoir of ancient Rome. The cistern resembles an underground palace.

Book a flight

To book flights use FlyArystan mobile app for iOS: and Android: or on the website

Please familiarize yourself with the rules for entering Turkey by following the link in advance. 

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