Are you traveling in Iran and looking for a change to make your itinerary more interesting? Are you done with visiting other historical cities and looking for an enchanting nature where the cool breeze touches your hair and the coloring book of the great creator washes your eyes? If so, then Ardabil is your place. Ardabil or Ardabil is located in the northwestern part of Iran in Azerbaijan Province and hosts many tourists at any time of the year. In ancient terms, Ardabil means "holy city". Along with the untouched nature where you can enjoy the rest of your journey and relax, there are other cultural and historical attractions in Ardebil that draw tourists' attention. After exploring a modern city like Tehran, discovering Ardebil would be very pleasant. So, book a cheap flight from Tehran to Ardebil, get on the plane at Mehrabad International Airport, land at Ardabil Airport (ADU), and start your amazing journey. Famous landmarks, local cuisine, different culture, language, and lifestyle are waiting for you in Ardabil to be experienced.

What is the schedule for Tehran to Ardabil flights?

There are around 5 direct flights from Tehran to Ardabil per day. The first Tehran to Ardabil flight departs around 9.45 A.M from Ardebil Airport and the last flight takes off around 4 P.M. So, with the wide timing schedule, you can choose the flight that suits your plans.

How long does it take to fly from Tehran to Ardebil?

Ardebil is 396 km far from Tehran. Therefore, it takes about only 1 hour and 15 minutes on average to land in Ardebi Airport and start your journey. So if you want to know how to find the best flight deals from Tehran to Ardebil try online booking for flight tickets with Apochi.

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How much is a ticket for Tehran to Ardabil flights?

The ticket prices for Tehran to Ardabil start from 29 €. If you want to book a flight to Ardabil and you are looking for low-cost flight tickets, you should know that depending on the airlines there might be different policies regarding ticket prices, for infants and children as well. Children from 2 to 12 years old will be considered as an adult since they need a separate seat. As a result, there will be no discount on the ticket. Although, some airlines provide discounts around 50 % for children. Also, a ticket for infants will cost around 10% of the main ticket price. Generally speaking, if you attempt to book your flight at least 6 weeks before departure, you will have more chances to find below-average price flights.

How to find cheap flights from Tehran to Ardabil?

Generally, the best time for traveling to Ardabil is late in spring and during summer, since the weather feels fresher. But if you are looking for cheap flights to Ardabil, winter is the best time to book a flight. Because winter is considered to be low season for traveling to Ardabil. So lower demands, hence lower prices! Accordingly, depending on the “when”, the price for a flight from Tehran to Ardabil varies. Finding a cheap flight is determined by a few factors like the date and the season you search the flight for, the day of your departure and the number of available seats. Tehran to Ardabil is a popular route. Hence, you can always manage to find cheap flights to Ardabil. To do that, it’s better to search for your flight during the week rather than the weekend. 

Another important factor to find the cheapest flight from Tehran to Ardabil is to book your flight at least 2 months in advance. Moreover, Apochi with access to the wide range of searching for flights will help you find the cheapest flight ticket and guides you to a smooth online booking. By finding last minute flight deals, Apochi will help you save your budget for your next trip too.

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Which airlines provide Tehran to Ardabil flights?

Many different airlines provide direct flights from Tehran to Ardabil. Generally, around 5 nonstop flights take off from Mehrabad Airport (THR) to Ardabil Airport (ADU) per day. In the following, you can find some of the airlines that provide flights to Ardabil with different time schedules. Please note that depending on the time of your departure specific flights on specific dates from specific airlines are available.

Now you know the airlines that fly most frequently between Tehran to Ardabil. Therefore, you can always manage to find low-cost airlines whether you are looking for a one-way ticket or a round-way ticket from Tehran to Ardebil.

Baggage Allowance & Hand-In Baggage

Depending on the airline that provides the flight from Tehran to Ardabil, the baggage allowance might be a little bit different in the amount. In the following, you can see a list that shows baggage allowance amount from different airlines.

Airline Class Free Baggage Allowance (kg)
Adult/Child Infant Infant
Business 23 10
Iran Air Economy 23 10
Promotional 23 10
Taban Airline Economy 20 10
Mahan Airline* All 23 10
Aseman Economy 20 10
Qeshm Air Economy 23 10
Zagros Airline Economy 20 10
Naft Airline Economy 23 10
ATA Airline Economy 20 10
IranAir Tours Economy 23 10
Caspian Airline Economy 23 10
Kish Air Economy 20 10
Meraj Airlines* Economy 20 10
Atrak Economy 20 10
*At the moment, due to the political sanctions and European laws, we are not allowed to sell Meraj airline and Mahan airways flight tickets. We will start selling online tickets for mentioned airlines when sanction lift again. We do apologies for the inconveniences.


For more information regarding baggage allowance, you can visit the Iranian Domestic Flight Baggage Allowance. Usually, most airlines in the economy and business class allow 5 to 7 kilograms in the cabin. The dimensions of the luggage should be enough to fit in the little wardrobe.

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Tehran to Ardabil Flights FAQ ...

There are about 35 flights from Tehran to Ardabil per week with a flexible schedule.

Tehran to Ardabil flight takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes on average.

The prices for Tehran to Ardabil flights start from 29 €.

Generally, the best time to book a cheap flight from Tehran to Ardabil is two months in advance. Moreover, you will have more chance to find cheap flights to Ardabil during autumn and winter.

According to the laws, if you do not hold an identity document you won’t be allowed to take the flight just with your flight ticket. In case you do not hold any identity document you can use your driving license or credit card.

Mehrabad International Airport supports domestic flights and Imam Khomeini International Airport provides international flights. Therefore, to fly from Tehran to Ardabil you should go to Mehrabad Airport.

It depends on the airline that provides the flights from Tehran to Ardabil. Please check the main article or visit the Iranian Domestic Flight Baggage Allowance.

It is necessary to have your flight ticket printed or on your cell phone and a valid identity document (driving license or passport) with you when boarding.

Different airlines have different policies. You can find the elaboration on that in the main article.

There are about 5 airlines that provide direct flights from Tehran to Ardabil. You can find their names and logos in the main text.

You can buy a plane ticket online for someone else whether you're buying the ticket for a family member, friend or even a business partner. Iranian airlines allow you to book a flight under a name that's different to the details of the person paying.

Seat Selection

Normally Iran domestic flight services do not include seat selection. However, Mahan Airlines provide the chance for your convenience so that you can choose your seat on the plane. You can also have an online check-in for your flight to Ardabil with Mahan Airline.

Cancellation Policy

If you decide to cancel your flight for any reason, there will be a cancellation charge, deducted based on your flight class. Please note that different airlines have different policies regarding the cancellation. Accordingly, the cancellation charge differs depending on the time of your request. Please make sure to read the cancellation terms and policies before booking your flight.

Sheikh Safi al-din Khanegah

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Things to do in Ardabil

As mentioned before, Ardabil or Ardebil is located in the northwestern part of Iran where everything is different from the rest of Iran. People speak in the sweet language of Turkish. This city is where Sufism (a spiritual way of life) first originated. Not only Iranians take their time to enjoy the pure nature around Ardebil to freshen up the souls, but also many tourists include this city in their itinerary to experience a new way of life. So, while you are in Ardabil make sure to visit Sheikh Safi al-din Khanegah, Shorabil Lake, and Mirza Ali Akbar Mosque. If you are looking for a journey in nature, you will be enchanted by the charms of Fandoqlou Forest. This forest has various fruit trees such as hazelnut, wild apple, tomato, azalea, raspberry, and strawberry. Moreover, Sarein city near Ardabil is a must-see itself.

Moreover, if you had the chance to buy souvenirs for your loved ones, you can go to Ardabil Bazaar. You can find exquisite Gelims, woven by the artistic hands of the nomads with natural materials. It also should be mentioned that Ardabil handicrafts are exported to other countries as well.

Where to stay in Ardabil

Now that you’re thinking of booking a flight to Ardabil for sight-seeing or even business agendas, your accommodation should not be a problem since Apochi's best hotel deals are there to assist you. If you are wondering how you can find a nice place to stay in Ardabil, with a quick search in Apochi, not only you will find the best hotel deals, but also you can find exciting tour packages besides low-price plane tickets. You can stay in Sarein Royal Park Hotel, Sarein Laleh Hotel, or Sabalan Hotel and enjoy your journey at peace.

Along with providing the best hotels in Iran and domestic flights, Apochi provides flexible Iran tour packages and Iranian visa services as well. Moreover, you can use Apochi transfer services to/from the airports too. In case of further questions, please contact us at [email protected]. We speak your language.


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