Updated January 2023
Turkey, the transcontinental paradisiacal beauty nestled between Europe and Asia, is a haven of luxury retreat for the young and old alike. Combined with its unique landscape, studded with lagoons, beaches and green hills, and the country’s extensive and rich history, Turkey has something to offer for everyone.
Indian travellers can now freely enter the country. Here are the latest entry and travel guidelines you should know while travelling from India to Turkey.
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Flights from India to Turkey
Daily flights from India to Turkey flying to popular cities like Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya are available with Fly Dubai, Vistara, AirAsia India, Turkish Airlines, among many other prominent airlines.
Here are the latest flight schedules of some prominent airlines flying from India to Turkey.
Please note that prices & schedules are accurate at the time of writing. Make sure to visit the airline’s official website before making your bookings.
Flight schedule and price
- Delhi–Istanbul: One connecting flight three days a week. Ticket price starting from INR 25,895
- Mumbai–Istanbul: One connecting flight five days a week. Ticket price starting from INR 28,265
Depending on the layover period, usually in Riyadh, the flight duration to fly from India to Turkey takes over 19 hours.
Flight schedule and price
- Delhi–Istanbul: 2-3 direct and up to 3 connecting flight on all days of the week. Ticket price starting from INR 63,426
- Mumbai–Istanbul: One direct and up to 3 connecting flight on all days of the week. Ticket price starting from INR 59,705
Direct flights from India to Turkey are scheduled to take 7-8 hours, whereas connecting flights could take anywhere between 15-20 hours.
India to Turkey travel restrictions
Testing and quarantine requirements
All COVID-19 restrictions in Turkey have been lifted, and passengers arriving in Turkey are no longer required to present proof of vaccination or negative PCR test results.
Foreign travellers who wish to travel to Turkey must either apply for a visa or an electronic travel authorization. To obtain a visa to Turkey, citizens of many countries must attend an embassy or consulate. However, to apply for the Turkey e-Visa, the traveller can simply complete the online form, which only takes a few minutes.
The Turkey eVisa process is fast and efficient. Indian applicants do not need to go to a Turkish embassy or attend an interview. The online Turkey visa for citizens of India is valid for stays of up to 30 days for tourism and business. You can apply for the Turkey eVisa online here.