Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul

Search and find cheap flights from San Francisco to Istanbul (Turkey, Europe)
Search and find cheap flights from San Francisco to Istanbul (Turkey, Europe)

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Expect to pay
818 USD for flights from San Francisco to Istanbul leaving on 10/5/2017 and returning on 11/3/2017
Low 697 USD
818 USD
High 1,398 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for San Francisco — Istanbul is approximately 60 days to departure.
San Francisco to Istanbul flights are usually cheapest between 2 and 4 months before departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Istanbul from San Francisco is February and April. Most expensive are June and December.
The cheapest flights from San Francisco to Istanbul are currently available between October and November.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Major US Carrier, Virgin America and KLM are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Major US Carrier, Virgin America and KLM are the most popular choices flying from San Francisco to Istanbul.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Major US Carrier
+6%
Virgin America
+13%
KLM
+13%
Alitalia Linee Aeree Italiane
+14%
Delta Air Lines
+16%
Air France
+17%
Best time to fly
San Francisco to Istanbul flights are approximately 9% more expensive in the noon than in the morning.
It's generally cheaper to take morning flights from San Francisco to Istanbul.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Saturday.
Saturday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly San Francisco Intl - Ataturk for the best San Francisco to Istanbul flight prices saving up to 1% on average.
Of the possible routes between San Francisco and Istanbul best prices tend to be found on San Francisco Intl - Ataturk.
We scan 56 sites offering flights from San Francisco to Istanbul to find all the best options.
Impact on price
San Francisco Intl-Ataturk
+0%
San Francisco Intl-Sabiha Gokcen
+11%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from San Francisco Intl to Ataturk all week with a flight time of 12 hours 55 minutes.
Direct flights available: 7 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Francisco Intl - Schiphol - Sabiha Gokcen, San Francisco Intl - Frankfurt Intl - Ataturk and San Francisco Intl - Charles De Gaulle - Ataturk.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from San Francisco Intl to Ataturk include Schiphol, Frankfurt Intl and Charles De Gaulle.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Istanbul from San Francisco
Return trip
Sep 5 - Sep 15
774 USD
Vayama
SFO SFO
13h 5min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
13h 25min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Aug 5 - Aug 26
1,225 USD
FaregeekUS
SFO SFO
13h 5min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
5h 25min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jul 29 - Aug 20
1,225 USD
FaregeekUS
SFO SFO
13h 5min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
5h 25min
Direct
SFO SFO

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Istanbul
Return trip
Jul 25 - Aug 7
1,380 USD
FareboomUS
SFO SFO
21h 35min
2 stops
IST IST
IST IST
26h 9min
2 stops
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jul 28 - Aug 13
1,546 USD
GlobeHuntersUS
SFO SFO
18h 10min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
33h 35min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jul 25 - Aug 5
1,979 USD
FareboomUS
SFO SFO
13h 5min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
31h 10min
1 stop
SFO SFO

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Istanbul
Return trip
Aug 10 - Sep 10
807 USD
Cheapoair
SFO SFO
22h 25min
2 stops
IST IST
IST IST
34h 20min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Aug 14 - Aug 31
809 USD
Skybooker
SFO SFO
16h 0min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
15h 45min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Aug 8 - Aug 15
1,043 USD
FlightsMojoUS
SFO SFO
16h 0min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
28h 45min
1 stop
SFO SFO

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Istanbul to San Francisco
Return trip
Jul 26 - Nov 15
741 USD
ParavionUK
IST IST
27h 10min
1 stop
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
19h 5min
2 stops
IST IST
Return trip
Jul 25 - Sep 5
746 USD
TripairTR
IST IST
27h 10min
1 stop
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
20h 35min
1 stop
IST IST
Return trip
Jul 26 - Nov 30
754 USD
Vayama
IST IST
28h 55min
1 stop
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
15h 10min
1 stop
IST IST

Weather forecast for Istanbul

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Istanbul.

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 19, 2017

29°C
20°C

Thursday, Thursday, July 20, 2017

31°C
21°C

Friday, Friday, July 21, 2017

30°C
21°C

Saturday, Saturday, July 22, 2017

31°C
21°C

Sunday, Sunday, July 23, 2017

33°C
21°C

Monday, Monday, July 24, 2017

33°C
22°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, July 25, 2017

34°C
23°C

So what's it going to cost once you're in Istanbul

Compare the costs of everyday items in San Francisco and Istanbul
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
San Francisco
4.38 USD
49%
Istanbul
2.21 USD
Cappuccino is 49% cheaper in Istanbul than San Francisco
MEAL
Inexpensive
San Francisco
14.98 USD
62%
Istanbul
5.63 USD
Meal is 62% cheaper in Istanbul than San Francisco
MILK
1 liter
San Francisco
4.1 USD
26%
Istanbul
3.05 USD
Milk is 26% cheaper in Istanbul than San Francisco
BUS
One-way ticket
San Francisco
2.49 USD
72%
Istanbul
0.7 USD
Bus is 72% cheaper in Istanbul than San Francisco
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
San Francisco
13.98 USD
60%
Istanbul
5.63 USD
movie theater is 60% cheaper in Istanbul than San Francisco
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