Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Sharjah to Istanbul Airport
Air Arabia has waived its change and cancellation fees on flights from Sharjah to Istanbul. Confirm policy on booking site.
Most visitors from Sharjah need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul Airport. All travelers, except transit passengers and children 0-6 years old are required to complete the Entry Form 72 hours prior to departure date to Turkey.
Details in traveling to Turkey can be found here and on this site.
Read more about travel restrictions for Istanbul Airport
Visitors from Sharjah are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul Airport.
Visitors from Sharjah must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken before departing to Istanbul Airport.
Current regulations for vaccinated travelers to Istanbul Airport: most visitors from Sharjah may enter Istanbul Airport but may still need to provide proof of negative COVID test.
Form for Entry to Turkey
Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.
Passenger Locator Card
Masks: Required on public transportation.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
The average direct flight takes 4h 55m, covering a distance of 3035 km.
There are 3 (direct) flights between Sharjah and Istanbul Airport per week, averaging 0 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Air Arabia (AED 701) and Nordwind Airlines (AED 859), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Air Arabia (AED 1,278) and Qatar Airways (AED 1,407).
Air Arabia flies 3 times weekly (Monday, Tuesday, Friday).
For Sharjah to Istanbul Airport, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from Istanbul Airport back to Sharjah, the best deals are generally found on Friday, with Saturday being the most expensive.
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Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Istanbul Airport with an airline and back to Sharjah with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Istanbul Airport from Sharjah up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Crew is amazing and very courteous. The seats were very comfy and food was awesome. Thanks."
Cons: "Internet connection at airport and lounge is not good"
Pros: "Most of the crew was really nice and the entertainment choice was great."
Cons: "Asian Vegetarian meal was so-so. Dessert is never good for special meals. Boarding was particularly annoying as there was a document verification line and then the actual check-in. Even if you've done online check-in the document verification people will shout at you and tell you to line up."
Pros: "Stuff are so excellent clean plane good food"
Pros: "Very nice aircraft , crew, and supplies"
Cons: "Flight delayed, so missed connecting flight and stuck in Qatar for 13 hours on top of a 22 hour regular flight schedule"
Cons: "Bad service for wheel chair. No wheel chair at Doha Airport! Need to walk."
Cons: "Everything thing is fine"
Pros: "Seat was sufficiently comfortable to get some rest and I was very ready to be done with the flight when the plane landed."
Cons: "Breakfast option - eggs and a sausage had much to be desired. Other meals were fine."
Pros: "As efficient as ever"
Pros: "Food was good and so was the crew, entertainment was better than expected."
Cons: "Obviously the seat could have been roomier but still good."
Cons: "I didn't like that my Amex was used fraudulently to purchase 3 tickets to a place I would never visit with Ahmed and Mohammed and respectfully request, while I am disputing this with Amex that you credit me the 3 tickets purchased. Thanks!"
Pros: "Houston check in counters need to be added."
Cons: "Doha airport indian staff is rude to many passengers during their hand carry check. Too little space there. No organization."
Pros: "Excellent Service and most friendly staff"
Cons: "Nothing was bad. But the food taste can be better"
Pros: "Everything is fantastic from the stuff, food and a lot of leg room."
Pros: "The service was fantastic"
Cons: "Screaming babies. But hey, great flight"
Pros: "The crew, especially Martin and Imen, were fabulous!"
Pros: "On time Very convenient price compared to other airlines"
Pros: "Food and entertainment"
Pros: "Staff was outstanding"
Cons: "Same no in flight wifi"
Pros: "The treatment"
Cons: "It was too late"
Pros: "The cabin crew was very helpful and cheerful and everyone had a smile on their face."
Cons: "Entertainment devices are slow to respond."
Pros: "Good service but need to improve food quality and quantity."
Pros: "I liked how kind and attentive the staff were."
Cons: "The connection in Doha was a pain...one has to one end of the airport to the other...go through security and then come ALL THE WAY BACK! UGH!"
Pros: "crew servious and food quality."
Cons: "not so many Hollywood movie choices."
Pros: "I love this app , it's awesome it's save my money and time"
Cons: "THere was no wifi"
Pros: "The aircraft was new, the flight was empty and the flight attendants were extremely attentive! It was great. Wish I had the same experience on the previous flight."
Cons: "The food ,however, was disappointing again."
Cons: "same remark : Before our trip we called Kayak service desk with the request to reserve our seats. The answer obtained was that we should do it online. When we went online there were almost no more seats available so we decided to go to the check in counter in the airport. Although we were more than 3 hours in advance in the airport there were almost no seats available. We were very disappointed about this service, we never experienced this with any other airline companies..."
Pros: "The older style seats are actually more comfortable for taller and larger people."
Cons: "The previous Qatar flight took 1.5 hours longer than originally stated and we had to rush to the connection without visiting the lounge. We missed out on the lounge on the flight down as well due to timing."
Cons: "they pot me in another flight"
Cons: "It's been more than 50 hours and I still haven't received both of my checked in luggage and I am getting no straightforward answer"
Pros: "free flowing wine and beer --- unlike previous flight on QA when the actual supervisor of the staff did not allow a proper stipend of the red wine --- also I witnessed her incivility to another passenger which was appalling -- the crew on this flight deserve to be commended"
Cons: "nothing on the actual flight --- but i felt we had been promised overnight hotel stay since the layover was 8 hours and 55 minutes --- if was not granted in spited of 2 eMails and promise at the time of booking"
Pros: "Crew, food."
Cons: "Lack of communication. Flight was two hours late from Boston to Doha. Not once were we told about the length of delay or what we need to do about connecting flights. And toilets were very smelly right from the start as it seemed that itinerary has seeped into the floor over time. And there were only two items as a main course and one of them in very small quantity. I was told that too many veg main courses were loaded by mistake and very few non veg."
Cons: "Norhing really"
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "Catering not up-to the standard. Ran out of food. Seats too congested"
Pros: "Qatar is not glitzy. Better than that, it was straightforward and relaxed and comfortable. Crew was pleasant and helpful."
Pros: "From start to finish the whole process with Qatar Airways was smooth and excellent."
Pros: "Nice crew."
Cons: "One economy cabin as packed with people and the other economy cabin had only 1 person per row. Spread people out more so that they aren't really uncomfortable for a 12 hour flight."
Cons: "I am hard of hearing. It would be appreciated it you would offer more movies with English subtitles."
Pros: "Crew was great"
Cons: "The flight was delayed by an hour which made us muss our connection transfer flight. E then were expected to fly the next day which I refused to do as I was a bridesmaid for my friend that evening so had to be there on Friday"
Cons: "Seats, unfriendly crew members, worst food "Hindu meal""
Cons: "Take off delayed. Plane had air conditioning problems."
Cons: "I gave the food 4 stars only because of better meals that I have had with a different but similar class airline. It is good food but it is not excellent."
Pros: "Crew were super nice, a lot of entertainment varieties"
Cons: "That I had to deal with some rude local officers at the airport, one of them was Qatar airline employee, 3 were security and immigration staff. They ruined my trip with thier rudeness."
Pros: "I only like the hand sanitizer and a mask that gave us"
Cons: "The food they service was bad"
Cons: "I love it"
Cons: "Didn't happen. My first leg to Athens was canceled which created a humongous headache since it ended up canceling my return flights. Air Canada had to put me on completely new flights there and back. I think this has taught me to go directly through an airline. Justfly was not helpful. Neither was Turkish airlines."
Cons: "The booking experience was exceptionally bad. Never again through you."
Pros: "The puntuality funny information video."
Pros: "Everything is nice with Turkish airlines"
Cons: "Plane delayed Missed connection"
Pros: "Got ticket for a good price."
Pros: "leaving and arrival on time."
Cons: "No leg space in economy."
Cons: "Bumpy ride"
Cons: "space little cramped but maybe same with other airlines in economy."
Pros: "Everything went perfect."
Pros: "Its was sooo goood, thanks"
Cons: "They didnt care about the damages caused to us"
Cons: "You broke my suitcase"
Pros: "Not bad"
Pros: "every think"
Pros: "They offer 3 meals"
Cons: "Screaming babies"
Cons: "Alaways delays"
Pros: "Everything good"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Treated very poorly no hotel stay in the airport for 24 hour"
Pros: "Very nice journey. Personel super, they help everysecond"
Cons: "I want to read other newspapers They have use only one boice"
Pros: "All the staff was polit"
Cons: "There was no child meal dispite us ordering it."
Cons: "No no WiFi. Boarding time was late. Took over two hours. Management staff in the office was inconsiderate and rude."
Pros: "Very uncomfortable seat. Very narrow walk way to lavatory."
Pros: "THENK YOU!"
Pros: "Timng and services on board"
Cons: "I expect the plane to be upgraded."
Pros: "That was good every thing, thank you."
Cons: "Nathing wrong."
Cons: "Old-style video screen and console"
Cons: "Several TVs were not working. While some were repaired the TV for my viewing did not work. Though it was set right it failed raw weal times."
Cons: "boarding was horrible of both legs of my Turkish Airline. The Istanbul Airport is a total disaster and dysfunctional. Experience delays in both baggage and flights."
Pros: "Turkish airlines never gave me notice or explanation. At least Kayak gave me notice and i appreciate."
Cons: "We had long line in boarding"
Pros: "I requested a special meal because i am vegetarian, in spite of confirmation twice, i got it only once, the air host showed me a list for special meals where my name was missing....."
Pros: "The timing The price"
Cons: "Nothing really"
Pros: "They were able to serve a quick meal with beverage in a short time"
Cons: "Ecxxlent bnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnbbbbbbbbb"
Pros: "Good meal and outstanding video options."
Cons: "Gate security in Cairo was a hassle but not Turkish Air's fault."
Cons: "They lost one of my baggage, the biggest one. Very disapointed."
Pros: "The trip back was better. No delays. However, there was still a fly circulating in the plane. This is the first ever airline where I had experienced this."
Cons: "They don't store jacket in closet"
Cons: "Hot air conditioner"
Cons: "Business class"
Pros: "Not bad"
Cons: "The plane was old and so small, it wasn’t comfortable at all"
Cons: "Flight was late, if you have another connection, bad luck. No entertainment system, no screens at all, no music. Food was average. Plane was new airbus, toilet stuck, nobody seem to care much at least lock the toilet as it cannot be used."
Pros: "All were as per timing . Professional attitudes."
Cons: "A long flight but no LCD screen for entertainment."
Cons: "Layover time too short so a small flight delay resulted in a missed connection. No entertainment system on board, seats very small, food bad and disembarking was very slow."
Pros: "New 787 is amazing plane ✈️"
Pros: "I didn’t like anything. Very unfriendly flight attendants. Late departure"
Pros: "On-time arrival, direct flight"
Cons: "Poor in-flight service. They said they would give out a snack before landing but never did. If you want a drink other than at meals, you have to go get it yourself."
Cons: "OUr departing flight was delayed almost 1 1/2 hours, resulting in a missed connection in Cairo -- this is not uncommon. The connecting flight waited 6 minutes, then left us. Arranging an alternative (through Rome & onward by late evening) was done , but no one was at the transfer desk for an hour."
Pros: "The overall experience was good"
Cons: "The lounges in egypt airport could be better"
Pros: "The best trip in everything"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and very responsive. They were making sure that everyone is comfortable."
Cons: "The cabin was a bit cold at the beginning but was adjusted once I brought it up to the attention of the crew"
Cons: "Nothing at all"
Pros: "Very good pilot with landing and takeoff. Crew was ok. Was surprised about the food considering the short trip. Also, they revive silverware for economy class, so that’s definitely a plus"
Cons: "The airplane was a little dirty or outdated shal I say. Entertainment is almost nonexistent."
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Flight durations were good."
Cons: "Better entertainment provided. Also got moved around to accommodate their colleagues, which I wasn’t too fond of being pushed to a middle seat."
Cons: "Bathroom could have been much cleaner."
Cons: "Shorter flights and no delay"
Cons: "The boarding time was delayed. The boarding process could have be more streamlined."
Pros: "The flight was fine, overall okay. The food was good, especially dinner."
Cons: "The flight attendants were not very friendly. The media selections were fine but the sound was not good."
Pros: "I didn’t like anything about this airline !! the staff looks miserable I was delayed on all three of my flights! also my luggage was broken by egypt air baggage department"
Cons: "EVERYTHING ! this was the worst airline I have ever flow !"
Cons: "Being on time could’ve been better"
Cons: "better food"
Pros: "Good food"
Cons: "Flight delayed... Tight seats"
Pros: "The seat was comfortable the boarding crew was so helpful"
Pros: "Food is good. Staff excellent. Trip was smooth"
Pros: "Didn't like anything"
Cons: "Old aircraft, rude crew, terrible food and by far the worst in-flight entertainment"
Pros: "I’m sitting at Buisness which I usually do !!!"
Cons: "Wish they renew the cabin knoiwngvthat in even in business but it is so old and food is v avarage also the service is v avarage even they don’t offer you before flight any drinks !!!!!"
Pros: "Respectful, cheerful, and helpful crew members"
Cons: "Food quality on Both flights was not that fresh!"
Pros: "Comfortable flight, good food"
Cons: "Delays in boarding, unorganized, some grumpy staff"
Cons: "Buy it From you by price and checkout by other price more than your price don’t know why are you know that"
Pros: "Every thing"
Pros: "Almost perfect"
Cons: "They didn't give me a travel kit."
Cons: "i would rate boaring less than poor if applicable."
Pros: "Great service & reasonable accommodation throughout the flight"
Cons: "Trash on the floor but that's on every flight"
Pros: "Every thing"
Cons: "Every thing"
Pros: "Amazing hospitality. Flight attendants were so friendly. The meals and gifts made for a very pleasant flight experience"
Pros: "Appreciate the hot breakfast that was served."
Cons: "Boarding process can be improved."
Pros: "Crew was really good and flight was very smooth from Toronto to Cairo"
Cons: "Person behind me kept on kicking my chair"
Pros: "Customer service very very very bad And tickets was too expensive"
Pros: "On time and smooth operation."
Cons: "Equipment was old and worn but performed as required. Needed more water passed out to drink"
Cons: "the cancellation of my return flight right after we boarded the flight. Had to change the return date without compensation from the airline for the hotel and food during the extra days they forced us to stay. we then had to push the return flight forward, trying to find a direct flight and good timing."
Cons: "The pilot was most defnitely smoking, air was circulated in the cabin."
Pros: "Helpful friendly crew."
Cons: "Planes a bit old and cramped, but otherwise comfortable."
Pros: "Great crew, members always welling to help"
Cons: "Lots of security checks with no solid standards"
Pros: "Good space. Reasonably modern plane. Could recharge my phone easily. Good selection of movies."
Cons: "The meal was served too late."
Airlines flying from Sharjah to Istanbul Airport have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Sharjah to Istanbul Airport
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Sharjah to Istanbul Airport
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Sharjah to Istanbul Airport
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Sharjah to Istanbul Airport
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Sharjah to Istanbul Airport