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Blue Mosque at night, Istanbul

Flights to Istanbul

Dive into this dynamic city on the Bosporus

Discover the city where East meets West. Book flights to Istanbul and immerse yourself in its unique culture. Walk across the Galata Bridge, visit one of the traditional hammams and take a romantic boat trip on the Bosporus. In the Grand Bazaar and the Spice Bazaar you’ll find fabulous oil lamps and spices in every colour imaginable. You will definitely not go home empty-handed!

City with an enchanting history

History and culture lovers will be in their element in Istanbul. The city is full of beautiful buildings, of which the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia in the historic Sultanahmet district are the best known. But there’s plenty to see across the water too, such as the ancient Galata Tower. Istanbul is an ideal destination for a cultural city break or the perfect starting point for a holiday in Turkey. Discover it yourself: book a flight to Istanbul now!

Dance the night away

The nightlife in Istanbul is like a fairy tale from One Thousand and One Nights, with countless possibilities. The neighbourhood around Taksim Square is a popular entertainment area. The narrow streets house numerous restaurants and clubs where you can order excellent food and dance the night away. For a real treat, visit the luxurious Ortaköy district on the Bosporus. This is where some of the hottest clubs in Istanbul are located, with Reina being the number 1. The club has several fantastic restaurants, a dance floor in the open air and phenomenal views of the Bosporus Bridge.

Flights to Istanbul for a surprising city trip

Looking for a cheap flight to Istanbul? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Turkey before you know it.

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