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


Flight time from Dubai to Istanbul is 5 hours

Non-Stop flight duration from DXB to IST is 5 hours (Operated by Emirates Airline)

The nearest airport to Dubai, is Dubai Airport (DXB) and the nearest airport to Istanbul, is Ataturk Airport (IST)

Distance from Dubai to Istanbul is approximately 3000 kilometers.

Flights from Dubai to Istanbul • Airlines & Flight Duration

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

Airline & JourneyDuration
Emirates Airline
5 hrs

5 hrs 5 mins
Turkish Airlines
5 hrs 15 mins

Flight time from Dubai to Istanbul via Doha • DXB to IST via DOH

Flight duration from Dubai Airport to Ataturk Airport via Doha Airport, Qatar on Qatar Airways flight is 7 hours 10 minutes

DXB to DOH 1 hr 10 mins
DOH Waiting Time 1 hr 15 mins
DOH to IST 4 hrs 45 mins
Total Duration: 7 hrs 10 mins

Flight time from Dubai to Istanbul via Kiev • DXB to SAW via KBP

Flight duration from Dubai Airport to Sabiha Gokcen Airport via Borispol Airport, Ukraine on Ukraine International Airlines flight is 16 hours 55 minutes

DXB to KBP 5 hrs 25 mins
KBP Waiting Time 9 hrs 30 mins
KBP to SAW 2 hrs
Total Duration: 16 hrs 55 mins

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

Non-stop flight time from Dubai to Istanbul is around 5 hours 15 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Dubai and Istanbul takes close to 7 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 29 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Dubai 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, Dubai - 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 50 mins to 21 hrs .

Flight time from Dubai, United Arab Emirates to airports near Istanbul, Turkey

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

Journey ToStops & Duration
Istanbul, Sabiha Gokcen Airport
4 hrs 50 mins

Airlines operating flights between Dubai and Istanbul

Dubai time is 1 hour ahead of Istanbul


Current time in Dubai, United Arab Emirates : Thu, 17 Jan, 2019,
Dubai Timezone: +04 (+04:00)

04:06 AM

Current time in Istanbul, Turkey :, Thu, 17 Jan, 2019,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

03:06 AM

DXB to IST Flight - Dubai Airport to Istanbul Airport Flight Route Map

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

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