If you are actually flying from Doha, Qatar to Istanbul, Turkey or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Doha and Istanbul, this page will give you the information you are looking for.


Flight time from Doha to Istanbul is 4 hours 30 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from DOH to IST is 4 hours 30 minutes

The nearest airport to Doha, is Doha Airport (DOH) and the nearest airport to Istanbul, is Ataturk Airport (IST)

Distance from Doha to Istanbul is approximately 2740 kilometers.

Flights from Doha to Istanbul • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Doha arrive at Ataturk Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Istanbul is served by 2 international airports.

Airline & JourneyDuration

4 hrs 30 mins
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
4 hrs 30 mins
Qatar Airways
4 hrs 40 mins
Turkish Airlines
4 hrs 55 mins

Flight time from Doha to Istanbul via Cairo • DOH to IST via CAI

Flight duration from Doha Airport to Ataturk Airport via Cairo International Airport, Egypt on Egyptair flight is 9 hours

DOH to CAI 3 hrs 30 mins
CAI Waiting Time 3 hrs 5 mins
CAI to IST 2 hrs 25 mins
Total Duration: 9 hrs

Flight time from Doha to Istanbul via Amsterdam • DOH to SAW via AMS

Flight duration from Doha Airport to Sabiha Gokcen Airport via Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport, Netherlands on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight is 29 hours 19 minutes

DOH to AMS 7 hrs 9 mins
AMS Waiting Time 18 hrs 45 mins
AMS to SAW 3 hrs 25 mins
Total Duration: 29 hrs 19 mins

How long does it take to fly from Doha to Istanbul?

Non-stop flight time from Doha to Istanbul is between 4 hrs to 5 hrs depending on the aircraft's cruising speed, technical condition and weather/wind speed..

Fastest one-stop flight between Doha and Istanbul takes close to 6 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 30 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Doha to either of the major airports that serves Istanbul.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Doha - Istanbul flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 40 mins to 19 hrs .

Flight time from Doha, Qatar to airports near Istanbul, Turkey

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Doha Airport, Doha to airports nearest to Istanbul is given in the table below

Journey ToStops & Duration
Istanbul, Sabiha Gokcen Airport
4 hrs 15 mins

Airlines operating flights between Doha and Istanbul

Time in Doha and Istanbul are the same


Current time in Doha, Qatar : Sun, 22 Jul, 2018,
Doha Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

07:49 PM

Current time in Istanbul, Turkey :, Sun, 22 Jul, 2018,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

07:49 PM

DOH to IST Flight - Doha Airport to Istanbul Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Doha Airport & Istanbul Airport is given below. Click the map to view Doha to Istanbul flight path and travel direction.

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