Arriving in Istanbul

Book your flights to Istanbul with Etihad Airways and journey to a land of spice and culture. Istanbul is one of the most historically important cities in the world; explore its epic history.

Plan Your Istanbul Holiday

Travel to Istanbul is akin to stepping into a time machine and going on a historical tour through the great empires of the past. You would come to Istanbul as Byzantium and then again as Constantinople and then yet again as the modern day Istanbul. The Roman Empire, The Ottoman Empire, the Byzantine Empire and the Latin Empire all called this beautiful city between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea their capital. An intricate part of the infamous Silk Road, this city has been draped in mystic and teeming with a meshing of cultures since 660 BC.

The summer sees a massive influx of tourists to Istanbul. If you are coming between July and September be sure to book your tickets to Istanbul as early as possible. Cheap hotels in Istanbul are easily found during the winter months as the temperature can drop to around freezing and the tourists stay home. Flight deals to Istanbul can be found in our Deals section.

Flying from Auckland

Book your flights from Auckland today with Etihad Airways. Etihad provides the highest quality service and aircraft to hundreds of locations around the world.

Major Airports in Auckland

Auckland Airport (AKL) is your gateway to New Zealand. It is the largest airport in the country and serves over 14 million passengers each year. It is located 13 miles outside of the city centre. The airport has several shops including a confectionary shop, duty free shop, toy store, souvenir shop and an electronics store among others. The terminals also have several dining options both pre and post security including fast food and cafe options as well as full service dining. Wifi is available throughout the airport as are currency exchange options.

Airport Transportation in Auckland

There is currently no direct connection by train to Auckland Airport. You can take a bus to Auckland Airport from the Downtown Ferry Terminal in the city centre. The bus runs 24 hours a day and the trip takes about 50 minutes. If you are in need of greater flexibility or perhaps some extra trunk space for your belongings taking a taxi to Auckland Airport is another option. Taxis are widely available throughout the greater Auckland area.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Auckland to Istanbul on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Office in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
Walshe Group
Level 6, 52 Swanson Street
+64 9977 2207
Monday??Friday: 09:00-17:00

Etihad Offices in Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey
Süleyman Seba Caddesi, No. 21
Akaretler ?? 34437 Be?ikta?
+90 212 326 8600
isttkt@etihad.ae
09:00-12:30 / 13:00-18:00 (Mon-Fri)
Airport Ticketing office, Istanbul, Turkey
Ataturk Havalimani
Dis Hatlar Terminali
Gidis Kati, Yesilkoy
+90 (212) 465 30 00
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun 11.00 - 16.00