|Airport of arrival:||Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport|
|Flight time from Istanbul to Tehran:||3 hours 55 minutes|
Tehran, the capital of Iran, is the country's economy, trade, tourism, and cultural center. The city, which dates back to the 13th century, was a great village in the past. The city of Rey was devastated by the Mongol raids and as a result of the migration; Tehran grew and become a capital that hosted many civilizations throughout its history. It is very important in terms of the history of the region and there are many works of Persian culture. Iran’s largest tourist city, Tehran is a city that has attracted many tourists from different parts of the world. You can find flight tickets to Tehran all year round at affordable prices.
There are many direct flights to Tehran departing from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport which is connected through various domestic flights to different cities within Turkey and different cities all over the world. You can book your ticket in advance plan a holiday and find cheap flight tickets from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport.
You can book your ticket in advance to benefit from seasonal promotions offered by Pegasus Airlines.
About the Airport
Pegasus Airlines offers frequent flights to Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport which is the country's central international airport and is located 30 km south-east of the city center.
Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport
Constructed in 1979, Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport is the larger of the two airports in the city and is Iran's busiest airport. Most of the flights to and from Iran depart from this airport. The airport, which has three terminals in total, has an annual capacity of more than 10 million passengers. There are facilities at the airport to meet the needs of passengers including the hotel.
Transport from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport to the City Center
From the airport, you can go to the city center by bus, metro or taxi.
Buses leave from the parking lot at the airport terminal exit. The bus ticket prices are quite cheap. Buses that do not have a specific departure time will move as they fill. There is no bus service between the airport and the city center at night.
Metro is the most convenient means of public transport between the airport and the city center. The ticket prices are quite cheap. You can easily go to many points of Tehran with the subway that serves all day long.
At the airport, you can find a taxi at any time of the day. You may need to negotiate the price according to the distance you will take by taxi. Despite this, it is quite inexpensive.
If you would like to find a more comfortable and faster option, you can book a taxi or consider car rental services offered by Pegasus Airlines.
Public transport in Tehran is provided by buses, metro, and taxis.
Metro is the most advanced public transport system in the city. You can easily reach many attractions and the city center by metro lines that run throughout the city. Metro tickets are sold at the toll booths at the stations and the one-time ticket costs 2500 IRR (2019). There are also multiple ticket options.
Bus lines go to many places where the metro does not. Traveling by bus in the city is quite convenient, but it can be crowded during business hours. You can get bus tickets at the toll booths at the stops. Bus ticket prices range from IRR 1000 to 4000 (2019).
Taxis are the fastest and most comfortable vehicles in the city. There is no taximeter in taxis. Therefore, you need to negotiate the price with the taxi drivers according to the distance you will go to.
You can find affordable accommodation in most parts of Tehran. There are luxury hotels in the city center, mostly at IRR 70,000 per night (2019). These hotels include many services. You can find affordable budget hostels and hotels around Bazaar Bazog and Firdevsi Square. Thran also serves three-star and six hotels standard and is quite clean. The hostels where you share a room with many people are hygienic and safe, despite being crowded.
With Pegasus Airlines you can browse the available accommodation options and book your hotel in Tehran at affordable prices months in advance.
Iranian cuisine has the tastes of thousands of years of food culture. Hosseini Kebab, Taas Kebab, and Barg Kebab are the most popular dishes of rice, various vegetables, spices, and red meat.
You can have a look at What to Eat in Tehran page for more suggestions about all the local delicacies.
We have compiled some information you need to know to make your trip to Tehran more enjoyable and comfortable:
Iran has an online visa application platform. You can apply for an Iranian visa with standard visa procedures and required documents (round trip ticket, reservation, insurance, etc.). The required documents may vary depending on the purpose of your visit. You can visit this website for more information.
There are many beautiful places located within a short distance from Tehran.
- Kezvin, Iran (152 km)
- Kum, Iran (145 km)
- Calus, Iran (197 km)
- Simnan, Iran (221 km)
In Tehran, Karasl's climate is cold and the winters are cold with an average temperature of 5 degrees. The average temperature rises up to 18 degrees in the first spring and the summer months are hot and dry with temperatures reaching 30 degrees and over.
- Country Code: +46
- Tehran Area Code: 8
- Airport Contact: +46 10 109 10 00
- English Language Emergency Line: 112
- Airport Shuttle Service: +46 767 676808
Places to see
Tehran is one of the most important cities in the country and even in the region. There are many monuments, historical palaces, and museums that must be visited and visited. Azadi Tower, built for the city's rich historical and cultural heritage, is one of the best examples of modern architecture in Iran. Iranian palaces, the most magnificent examples of traditional architecture, include Gulistan Sarya and Niavaran Palace. We recommend you to visit the palaces which appear to be uniform from inside and outside.
Among the museums exhibiting traditional and cultural elements of Iran are Iran Carpet Museum, National Treasury and Jewelry Museum, Bastan Museum. The Iranian National Botanic Garden is one of the most beautiful places you can visit in the city.
To learn more about Tehran, you can have a look at Tehran Travel Guide page that Pegasus Airlines prepared for you.