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Flight information for Chicago to Istanbul

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to Istanbul

Best Price Found

$302

Fastest flight time

10h 15m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Istanbul

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Istanbul from Chicago in the past 72 hours is $302. The best round-trip flight deal from Chicago to Istanbul found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $742.
The fastest flight from Chicago to Istanbul takes 10h 15m
There are no direct flights from Chicago to Istanbul. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Chicago Midway Airport - Istanbul Airport and Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport - Istanbul Airport.
There are 2 airports near Istanbul: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (SAW), Istanbul (IST)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Istanbul

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Istanbul?

November

The cheapest time of year to fly to Istanbul from Chicago is November. Most expensive is July

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Istanbul from Chicago?

Juneyao Airlines

Air Canada, Austrian Airlines, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to Istanbul

What is the cheapest Chicago to Istanbul flight route?

Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen for the best Chicago - Istanbul flight prices

How far in advance should you book Chicago to Istanbul flights?

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Istanbul is approximately 60 days to departure

When traveling from Chicago to Istanbul, the most popular airport to fly into is Istanbul Airport. The majority of travelers flying into Istanbul Airport from Chicago are departing from Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. If you are looking for an alternate airport near Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport, Chicago Midway Airport is a great option and is located in Chicago. When traveling from Chicago, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly into when you land in Istanbul. The nearest airport to Istanbul Airport is Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport which is located in Istanbul. The least expensive flight option from Chicago to Istanbul will typically be ORD — SAW during the month of August with an average price of $673 RT.

Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD) to Istanbul Airport (IST)$686
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Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport (ORD) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)$673
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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Istanbul Airport (IST)$853
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Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)$1,843
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Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to Istanbul

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Chicago to Istanbul by changing tabs
LOT
Jan 10
ORD4:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
17h 50m
1 stop
IST10:35 amIstanbul
Jan 24
IST1:25 pmIstanbul
34h 25m
1 stop
ORD11:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Feb 6
ORD5:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 40m
2 stops
IST1:55 pmIstanbul
Feb 20
IST3:45 amIstanbul
20h 45m
2 stops
ORD12:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Nov 25
MDW4:30 amChicago Midway
22h 25m
2 stops
IST2:55 amIstanbul
Dec 2
IST3:05 amIstanbul
22h 54m
2 stops
MDW1:59 amChicago Midway
KLM
Nov 24
MDW8:05 amChicago Midway
18h 50m
2 stops
IST2:55 amIstanbul
Dec 2
IST3:05 amIstanbul
22h 54m
2 stops
MDW1:59 amChicago Midway
LOT
Jan 17
ORD4:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
17h 45m
1 stop
IST10:30 amIstanbul
Jan 22
IST1:20 pmIstanbul
34h 30m
2 stops
ORD11:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Nov 8
ORD11:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 25m
2 stops
SAW7:25 amIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Nov 22
SAW7:45 amIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
32h 50m
2 stops
ORD4:35 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Istanbul

If you're looking for one-way flights from Chicago to Istanbul, view some of our deals below provided by Delta
Multiple Airlines
Oct 12
ORD7:20 amChicago O'Hare Intl
28h 05m
3 stops
SAW11:25 amIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Delta
Dec 1
MDW8:05 amChicago Midway
18h 50m
2 stops
IST2:55 amIstanbul
Multiple Airlines
Sep 17
ORD4:59 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
42h 51m
3 stops
SAW11:50 amIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Search last-minute flights to Istanbul from Chicago

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from Chicago to Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
Aug 16
ORD11:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
28h 35m
2 stops
IST3:35 pmIstanbul
Nov 21
IST2:35 pmIstanbul
30h 50m
2 stops
ORD9:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Aug 17
ORD5:40 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
10h 30m
IST4:10 amIstanbul
Sep 13
IST2:35 amIstanbul
11h 15m
ORD1:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
Aug 16
ORD4:10 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
38h 35m
1 stop
IST6:45 amIstanbul
Sep 22
IST9:20 amIstanbul
33h 10m
1 stop
ORD6:30 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Aug 16
ORD12:00 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
13h 00m
1 stop
IST1:00 amIstanbul
Nov 20
IST2:00 pmIstanbul
27h 05m
1 stop
ORD5:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Aug 17
MDW5:34 amChicago Midway
22h 31m
2 stops
IST4:05 amIstanbul
Aug 27
IST12:10 amIstanbul
26h 38m
2 stops
MDW2:48 amChicago Midway
Multiple Airlines
Aug 16
ORD7:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
21h 20m
2 stops
SAW4:50 amIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Nov 21
SAW8:45 amIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
36h 40m
2 stops
ORD9:25 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Best airlines flying from Chicago to Istanbul

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Chicago to Istanbul with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Juneyao AirlinesPriceFrom $11Free CancellationRating
0.0
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United AirlinesPriceFrom $476Free CancellationRating
7.1
7.5

Boarding

7.0

Comfort

8.0

Crew

6.9

Entertainment

6.4

Food

Reviews

To be honest. We were not looking forward to return back to Houston on united since Going to London flight was pure nightmare. The food, entertainment, crew member service, the whole experience was so so 0 rated. I’ll be hesitant to fly united again for one bad experience

1 / 10
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LOTPriceFrom $487Free CancellationRating
7.2
7.2

Boarding

7.2

Comfort

7.7

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Lots of delays and no responsibility for their mistakes.

1 / 10
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Air CanadaPriceFrom $488Free CancellationRating
7.4
7.7

Boarding

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

Our bags were lost and Aegean airlines at Santorini airport were absolutely useless to help us get our bags back. Extremely unprofessional.

1 / 10
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KLMPriceFrom $506Free CancellationRating
7.5
7.4

Boarding

7.6

Comfort

8.1

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

7.0

Food

Reviews

Voir avis précédent qui regroupe les deux vols

1 / 10
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DeltaPriceFrom $541Free CancellationRating
7.8
7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.7

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

One of the crew member weren’t to pleasant

1 / 10
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Qatar AirwaysPriceFrom $611Free CancellationRating
7.9
8.0

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.0

Entertainment

7.7

Food

Reviews

Didn’t announce reason for delay. Staff was vague about departure time. Flight crew could have asked if we need help in figuring out the controls and adjustments. Staff needs to be more helpful

1 / 10
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LufthansaPriceFrom $628Free CancellationRating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Crew

6.8

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

One person doing the entire boarding security, taking photos of passports and such. Unbelievable inefficiency. I will think thrice before I fly with Lufthansa again. 2 hour delay.

1 / 10
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Royal JordanianPriceFrom $654Free CancellationRating
6.8
7.0

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

6.8

Crew

6.1

Entertainment

6.5

Food

Reviews

Excellent

1 / 10
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Austrian AirlinesPriceFrom $715Free CancellationRating
7.1
7.1

Boarding

7.2

Comfort

7.6

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

A very pleasant experience. No further comment necessary.

1 / 10
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Delta flights from Chicago to Istanbul

Our best Delta deals on Chicago to Istanbul flight tickets
Delta
Nov 25
MDW4:30 amChicago Midway
22h 25m
2 stops
IST2:55 amIstanbul
Dec 2
IST3:05 amIstanbul
22h 54m
2 stops
MDW1:59 amChicago Midway
Delta
Oct 26
MDW1:55 pmChicago Midway
14h 10m
2 stops
IST4:05 amIstanbul
Mar 10
IST12:05 amIstanbul
25h 54m
2 stops
MDW1:59 amChicago Midway
Delta
Jan 13
MDW8:00 amChicago Midway
30h 10m
2 stops
IST2:10 pmIstanbul
Jan 27
IST12:05 amIstanbul
25h 54m
2 stops
MDW1:59 amChicago Midway

LOT flights from Chicago to Istanbul

Our best LOT deals on Chicago to Istanbul flight tickets
LOT
Jan 10
ORD4:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
17h 50m
1 stop
IST10:35 amIstanbul
Jan 24
IST1:25 pmIstanbul
34h 25m
1 stop
ORD11:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
Jan 17
ORD4:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
17h 45m
1 stop
IST10:30 amIstanbul
Jan 22
IST1:20 pmIstanbul
34h 30m
2 stops
ORD11:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
Jan 22
ORD4:45 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
58h 45m
2 stops
IST3:30 amIstanbul
Jan 28
IST1:20 pmIstanbul
58h 30m
2 stops
ORD11:50 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

  • Are airlines flying from Chicago to Istanbul offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Chicago to Istanbul are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Turkish Airlines, Finnair, and Lufthansa. You can search for the full list of airlines like Turkish Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Chicago to Istanbul by plane?

    Chicago and Istanbul are 5471.3 mi apart from one another. By plane, this route typically takes 13h 10m.



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