Turkish Airlines offers two direct flights in average every day from Istanbul to Belgrade. Flights take off from Istanbul Airport (IST) and land at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG). Ongoing all year round regularly, flights take nearly one and a half to two hours and no changes occur seasonally in the number of flights throughout the year.
Situated in the northwestern Turkey at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, Istanbul is simply a peerless city owning many significant details in its background. Regarded as one of the most remarkable metropolises worldwide by its strategic location, the city has a very crowded population as it receives immigration from all over the world. This giant metropolis with a rich cultural life by all its art galleries, countless museums, theater and performance halls, workshops and fairs is flooded by millions of tourists each year.
During your stay here, you may see the enthralling atmosphere of the glorious Topkapı Palace, which was home to the royal family in Ottoman period, and then enjoy your time at the colorful environment of the Grand Bazaar. You may also have a chance to get to know the city better by taking a pleasant boat tour from Eminönü to Kadıköy, accompanied by the seagulls to experience unforgettable moments.
There are two airports managing the busy air traffic all year round in Istanbul: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Both airports are used for Turkish Airlines flights from Istanbul. However, only Istanbul Airport (IST) serves as a point of departure for the flights to Belgrade.
Istanbul Airport (IST) is located on the D20 road and connects to both TEM and E5. There are plenty of different modes of transportation you can use to reach the airport that is only 35 km from the city center.
It takes around 30 minutes to reach the airport from the city center by taxi and costs around 100-110 TL. One option is Havaist, the shuttles depart from many places in the city on the European or Anatolian side. If you are looking for a cheaper option, then you can benefit from the IETT bus services. For more information on transport schedules check our transport information page.
As one of the oldest European destinations, Belgrade is a delightful town shining out by its natural gems. Serving as the capital of Serbia, locally known as “White City, Belgrade is encircled by Danube and Sava Rivers. Owning an extremely rich nature by the energy of these two splendid rivers, the city is visited by a considerable number of guests every year.
There are many spots to visit and enjoy in Belgrade, known as the vibrant city of the Balkans. Especially Kalemagdan, bearing the traces of the Ottoman period is among the top popular icons in the city, serving as both a fortress and a square. The museum of the notable inventor Nicola Tesla exhibiting also his personal properties is a significant stop for culture tour fanciers, whereas Knez Mihailova Street stands out by its wide range of shopping and café- restaurant alternatives.
Offering a brilliant atmosphere for its guest by its verdant nature, Belgrade’s sole airport is Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG), which is 18 kilometers to the city center. Passengers with a flight ticket to Belgrade with Turkish Airlines land at this airport.
You may use the airport shuttles operating free of charge for reaching the city center from Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG). It is possible to reach via these shuttles the Central Railway Station, Delta City Shopping Mall, Slava and Students square and Yu Business Center. Moreover, you may also get on the municipal bus numbered 72 to reach Zeleni Venac station near the Republic Square. Private minibuses coded A1 also set off from the airport and head towards Slavija Square.
Apart from all these options, you may always use the cabs operating 7/24 on the way out the airport to reach anywhere in Belgrade comfortably.