Turkish Airlines offers four different flight alternatives in average every day from Los Angeles to Tehran. All operated as connecting over Istanbul Airport (IST); flights in this route take 18 to 33 hours in average, varying by the layover at Istanbul.
If your layover time is between 6 and 24 hours during your journey from Los Angeles to Tehran, note that Turkish Airlines offers complimentarily the sightseeing service Touristanbul for exploring this magnificent metropolis and seeing the main attractions. Moreover, you may make use of the free Stopover service if you have a layover above 20 hours and benefit from both the sightseeing and accommodation opportunities.
As one of the most popular cities of the United States, Los Angeles ranks among the holiday destinations with the highest number of alternatives. Being in high demand all year round, this pretty city offers a wide range of ambiances and events for every taste. Los Angeles truly offers a dreamlike holiday full of unforgettable moments especially with the extremely vibrant beaches like Malibu, Santa Monica and Venice, together with Hollywood and Universal Studios as the heart of the movie sector worldwide, and many giant theme parks as the favorite of young travelers.
You may have a pleasant walk at the city center where a large number of culture and art events take place as the center of the business world so as to get to know Los Angeles, often cited as “The City of Angels” better. The touristic districts in the city, including but not limited to the El Pueblo Historical Park, Chinese Town and Museum of Modern Arts can also be added to your must-see list during your stay. Dolby Theatre where the remarkable Academy Awards (Oscars) are granted with glorious organizations is the most attractive spot in the city, together with Hollywood and the address of luxury, Beverly Hills.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is the departure point for Turkish Airlines flights from Los Angeles, serves to busy air traffic throughout the year with its nine terminals in total.
It is possible to use the buses named FlyAway to reach Los Angeles Airport (LAX). These vehicles departing from Union Station get you to the airport within nearly 40 minutes. The buses that need no reservation operate in every thirty minutes all day long.
Those planning to use the subway may take the green colored line and reach Aviation station and change here to Lax Shuttle G buses heading towards the airport.
In addition, you may reach the airport via the cabs which are at your service 7/24 all over Los Angeles.
A significant destination in the Middle East, Tehran is the capital of Iran, shining out as a popular metropolis in the region. Azadi Tower, which is one of the most remarkable icons of the Persian Empire, generally serves as the first stop of the touristic tours in the city. As a wonderful model of both the Islamic and the Sassanian architectural styles, this tower gets credit by the visitors every time. Palaces which are regarded as the noteworthy elements of the Iranian culture and history, which served as the residence of the empire are also among the tourist attractions in Tehran. Particularly the Golestan, Sadabaad and Niavan Palaces are the top worth-seeing spots in Tehran by their glorious and rich collections. National Treasury Museum dazzling all the guests by its jewelries and precious stones, and the Museum of Archeology revealing the historic and social background of the Middle East are other cultural and historical attractions which should definitely be seen as well.
There are two airports serving to the air traffic in Tehran: The former airport Mehrabad is used only for domestic flights today, whereas the passengers booking their flights to Tehran with Turkish Airlines land at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) located 55 kilometers to the center.
The subway line operating from the 1stfloor of Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) reaches the city center. This red colored line numbered 8 gets to the center within nearly thirty minutes. You may also take the minibuses on the way out the airport or the cabs serving 7/24 for comfortably reaching the city center.