Turkish Airlines offers two or three direct flights every day from Istanbul to Tashkent. Flights in this route take off from Istanbul Airport (IST) and land at Tashkent International Airport (TAS) within nearly four and a half hours. Ongoing regularly all year round, the number of flights remains the same throughout the year; however there may be some changes on the hours of departure.
As one of the most developed cities countrywide, Istanbul hosts an extremely cosmopolitan population as a result of the migrations it receives constantly. Taking the tourists into travel in time by its numerous historical artifacts, Istanbul is also one of the most prominent representatives of the contemporary life by its giant skyscrapers and vibrant lifestyle. The most valuable heritage of Istanbul and one of the world’s largest historic cathedrals, Hagia Sophia is a Byzantine work serving as a museum today. Selimiye Mosque as the foreman work of Sinan the Architect amazes everyone by its perfectly-designed plan. Çiçek (Flower) Passage as one of the most traditional gourmet stops in Beyoğlu takes its guests back to the old Istanbul with its nostalgic atmosphere, whereas Grand Bazaar, a historic bazaar of centuries old is the favorite of tourists by its colorful and vigorous aura.
Ranking among the top popular European destinations, Istanbul hosts two airports serving to the busy air traffic all year round: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Although both airports serve as a departure point for Turkish Airlines flights from Istanbul, flights to Tashkent take off from Istanbul Airport (IST).
Istanbul straddles two continents and is home to the new Istanbul Airport (IST), on the European continent, approximately 35 km from Istanbul’s city center. The are many transportation alternatives available for you to reach the airport from the city center with ease.
Those that are looking for affordable public transportation, you can reach the airport from many spots in the city with the IETT bus services and Havaist. If you want to reach the airport in half an hour, taxi services cost around 100-110 TL. For more detailed information on how to reach the airport, check our transport information page.
The capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent owns a crowded population. Although being one of the largest cities countrywide, the city manages to control such crowd thanks to its planned urbanization. Declared as the cultural capital of Islamic world in 2007, this enchanting city hosts a large number of significant works, as well as marvelous natural gems. The Samarkand Kufic Quran, as the world’s oldest Quran is one of the valuable works kept in the library of Hast Imam Mosque. Tashkent has countless artifacts, fountains, parks and building with tourist attractions to enjoy your stay. Abul Kasım Madrasah in the southern part of the city and the Kukeldash and Barak-khan Madrasah in the center rank among the top remarkable icons with their glorious presence. Prince Romanov Palace arouses interest by its impressive collection, The Alisher Navoi State Museum of Literature, on the other hand, is generally the first stop of the tourists interested in cultural tours.
Tashkent Airport (TAS) is the sole airport serving in the city, which is 12 kilometers from the center. Passengers booking their flights to Tashkent with Turkish Airlines land at this airport.
You may use the municipal buses numbered 67, 94 and 11 to reach the city center from Tashkent Airport (TAS) within nearly 20 minutes. Apart from buses, there are also minibuses operating in the same route.
Moreover, you may use the cabs or rent a car from the car rental offices if you are interested in a private transport.