Turkish Airlines offers two direct flights in average each day from Dublin to Istanbul. Flights take off from Dublin Airport (DUB) and land at Istanbul Airport (IST) within nearly two and a half hours. No big changes occur in the number of flights throughout the year; however there may be slight differences on the hours of departure.
Flights from Dublin to Istanbul with Turkish Airlines are ongoing all year round. Istanbul serves as a transit point for some flights in this route; passengers may continue their journeys with another flight from Istanbul. You may review the flights from Dublin for more information about all the destinations you may reach from Dublin with a connecting flight over Istanbul.
The Republic of Ireland’s capital, Dublin is one of the most popular destinations in Europe. Beauty of the city, doubling with the River Liffey flowing through, is simply captivating. Its countless museums offering an insight into the country’s and world’s history, together with its art galleries impressing the visitors by their wide collections, and the wonderful Dublin Castle hosting the famous Green Energy Festival are the most remarkable iconic attractions in the city. Make sure to see during your visit also the Phoenix Park, St. Patrick’s Park and Merrion Square which are the vast green areas in the city, as well as the National Archeology Museum, Writers Museum and the Jeanie Johnston Boat, a replica of the original serving as a museum, as the favorite spots of culture and history lovers.
This marvelous verdant city hosts a single airport. Dublin Airport (DUB) is 10 kilometers from the center.
You may benefit from the municipal buses or airport shuttles for reaching the airport from the city center. The buses operate in every 10 minutes from the center and reach the airport within nearly thirty minutes, following the same route. It is also possible to get to the airport via the cabs serving 7/24 all over the city.
Istanbul ranks amongst the most visited cities worldwide with its historical streets, legendary palaces, mosques and its Bosporus linking Asia to Europe. There are many artifacts to see and many activities to take part in this magical city which is a blend of Eastern and Western cultures. Starting with the Historical Peninsula, amazing Istanbul tours continue with the breathtaking view of Golden Horn from Galata Tower. Make sure to visit during your stay the vivacious Istiklal Avenue, the admirable Karaköy district with its cafés, the favorite spot of the shopping lovers Nişantaşı, and the restless center of the Anatolian side, Kadıköy.
There are two airports serving in Istanbul: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Both airports can be selected as the points of arrival in Turkish Airlines flights from Dublin to Istanbul.
Istanbul Airport (IST) is located on the D20 road and one end of the road connects to TEM. Soon there will be a 07 connection in Odayeri. These roads offer the option of connecting to both TEM and E5
Istanbul Airport is 35 km from the city center. You can reach the airport by İETT, taxi, Havaist, or private vehicle. It takes around 30 minutes to reach the airport by taxi and costs around 100-110 TL. You can find taxis almost everywhere in the city center. For more information on how to reach Istanbul Airport check the transport information page. In addition, there are plenty of car rental companies provided by Istanbul Airport, that you can rent a car from.
Some of the flights from Dublin to Istanbul with Turkish Airlines land at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Located on the Anatolian side, Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) offers a couple of alternatives for reaching the city center. One alternative is the airport shuttles, heading either to Kadıköy, or to Taksim. You may get to Kadıköy within an hour and to Taksim within one and a half hour, depending on the traffic.
Another alternative for reaching the center from the airport would be the municipal buses. All departing from the airport, the bus numbered E3 gets to 4th Levent, E10 to Bostancı, Göztepe and Kadıköy and E11 to Acıbadem and Kadıköy.