Turkish Airlines offers one to two direct flights each day from Istanbul to Casablanca. Flights take off from Istanbul Airport (IST) and land at Casablanca Mohammed V. International Airport (CMN) within nearly four to five hours. Number of flights does not change on seasonal basis; the air traffic between these cities remains busy all year round.
Istanbul is highly generous to its guests both by its historical heritage and vast lands extending over two continents. Offering numerous options for cultural trips thanks to its historic fabric of a living museum, this enchanting city shines out as a major metropolis outstanding in art, sports and technology as well. As a city full of surprises around every corner, Istanbul is a favorite destination for travellers of every taste. First time visitors to this magical town filled with utterly beautiful details every season, are already looking forward to their next visits. This peerless destination where all charms of nature are perfectly displayed is ideal also for a peaceful vacation far from the crowd, by its lovely beaches and delightful islands.
There are two airports serving in Istanbul: Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW). Flights with Turkish Airlines from Istanbul use both airports as the points of departure. However, Istanbul Airport (IST) serves as the departure point for those travelling to Casablanca.
Istanbul Airport (IST) is located on the European side, between Tayakadın, a neighborhood on the Black Sea coast, and Akpınar villages. You can reach Istanbul Airport from the city by both TEM and E5 roads. For those without a vehicle there are many ways that you can reach the airport. A taxi to the airport costs around 100-110 TL. You can also reach the airport from many places in the city, such as: Taksim, Yenikapı, Beşiktaş, Kadıköy and Kozyatağı, almost any hour of the day with Havaist services. You can also use the IETT bus services to get to the airport. For more information on transport schedules check our transport information page.
Situated along the Atlantic Ocean, Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco, and the most developed port town in the region. Arousing interest by its chalk white silhouette, high living standards and its pier of 3 kilometers, this adorable city appeals to a considerable number of tourists by its historical gems as well. The fascinating streets surrounded by palm trees, beaches by the ocean shore and icons like Hassan II Mosque are the remarkable crowd-pulling attractions in the city. During your visit to this marvelous city, make sure to also shop from the elegant stores around 5. Mohammed Square, regarded as the central spot in the city.
Mohammed V. International Airport (CMN) in Casablanca is located 30 kilometers southeast of the center and serves as the arrival point for the flights with Turkish Airlines from Istanbul.
There are a couple of alternatives for reaching the center from the airport. Passengers wishing to reach the center by train may get on the trains departing from terminal 1 which get to the center within nearly 30 minutes. Buses would be another option; services operated by private bus firms reach the center within an hour in average. Apart from these, you may take the cabs operating on the way out the airport, or rent a car for a comfortable transport during your stay.