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As one of the most popular destinations in Türkiye, Istanbul is an extremely attractive city by its ceaseless social life, advanced job opportunities, and fascinating art and cultural events. Shining out by the wonderful ambiance of the utterly glorious palaces, peaceful mosques with their minarets rising in the sky, together with the inns, bridges and fountains of the historical heritage, this major metropolis promises a splendid holiday for all its guests.

Turkish Airlines is one of the most frequently preferred airlines by the passengers travelling from the landmark Turkish city, Istanbul, to Houston, one of the largest cities of the United States. Take a look at the flight ticket alternatives offered between these cities now to enjoy a comfortable journey of high quality up in the clouds.

Turkish Airlines offers one direct flight every day from Istanbul to Houston. Ongoing regularly all year round, flights in this route take off from Istanbul Airport (IST) and land at Houston George Bush International Airport (IAH) within nearly 13,5 hours.

From: Istanbul

Antalya Istanbul Flight Ticket

The largest Turkish metropolis, Istanbul is located in the northeastern Türkiye, hosting the beautiful Bosporus connecting the Marmara inland sea with the Black Sea. Extending over both Asia and Europe, this magnificent city is simply enthralling by all its charm and spectacular landscape of the Bosporus, accompanied by the adorable historical mansions along. Make sure to see the historical icons of thousands of years in the stunning Historical Peninsula, including but not limited to the Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia, Beyazıt Square and Grand Bazaar and enjoy a pleasant night at the Beyoğlu district thereafter.

Istanbul has two airports to manage the city’s busy air traffic: Istanbul Airport (IST) serves in the European side, whereas Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) is located in the Anatolian side of the city. Those booking their flights from Istanbul to Houston with Turkish Airlines start their journeys from Istanbul Airport (IST).

Transportation from the city center to Istanbul Airport (IST)

Istanbul Airport (IST) is located on the D20 road. Even though the airport is approximately 35 km from the city center there are many transportation options available to passengers.

When it comes to public transport, the scheduled IETT buses and Havaist shuttles depart from many spots in the city. If you would rather not use public transport you can catch a taxi. Guests that want to travel privately and with ease can rent a car from car rental companies based at the airport. It takes around 30 minutes to reach the airport from the city center by taxi and costs around 100-110 TL.

For more detailed information check our transport information page.

Destination: Houston

Turkish Airlines Houston Flights

Ranking among the top largest metropolises in the United States, Houston is situated along the Texas Bay. As a pioneer in space studies both in country and worldwide, Houston is often cited as the Space City, hosting the NASA Space Center. This lovely town welcomes a large number of visitors all year round as an ideal holiday destination in the months of summer by its beautiful coastal strip by the bay, as well as its vibrant beaches.

Houston Natural Science Museum and the Space Center are the top popular spots in the city. Moreover, Galveston Island is the favorite of especially the families with children by its amazing theme parks. Besides, as a highly active city also in art, the live performances held in 9 different exhibition halls in the center get credit from the tourists. The Museum District and the Hermann Park nearby are also the noteworthy attractions in Houston. The park has various social spaces like the zoo, Japanese gardens, walking tracks and recreational picnic areas along the lake. On the other hand, Kemah Boardwalk district appeals to those fond of mobility by many restaurant and entertainment centers around.

There are two airports in Houston: William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Houston George Bush International Airport (IAH). Passengers with a flight ticket to Houston with Turkish Airlines land at Houston George Bush International Airport (IAH).

Transportation from Houston George Bush International Airport (IAH) to the city center

You may use the municipal buses for reaching the center from Houston George Bush International Airport (IAH), which is 35 kilometers from the center. The public buses Metro Bus 12 serve between 06.00 and 20.40 and reach the center within nearly thirty minutes. In addition, you may rent a car from the airport or take the cabs available 7/24, if you are interested in a private transport.

An enjoyable travel awaits you

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  • With the best dining on board experience including the most special tastes from Turkish and World cuisines, your flight is transformed into a feast.
  • With the most enjoyable movies, music, games and more appealing to different tastes, traveling becomes much more pleasant thanks to our inflight entertainment system.

  • You can travel with your pets like cats, dogs and birds, and share the excitement of discovering new destinations with them.
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