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Cheap flights to Istanbul from $644

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Istanbul flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Istanbul found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
May 5
LAX4:30 pmLos Angeles
18h 25m
1 stop
IST8:55 pmIstanbul
Jun 5
IST11:55 pmIstanbul
50h 50m
2 stops
LAX4:45 pmLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
May 5
LAX4:30 pmLos Angeles
18h 25m
1 stop
IST8:55 pmIstanbul
Jun 5
IST11:55 pmIstanbul
50h 50m
2 stops
LAX4:45 pmLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
May 5
LAX4:30 pmLos Angeles
18h 25m
1 stop
IST8:55 pmIstanbul
May 26
IST10:20 pmIstanbul
49h 10m
2 stops
LAX1:30 pmLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
May 7
LAX4:30 pmLos Angeles
25h 35m
1 stop
IST4:05 amIstanbul
Jun 5
IST11:55 pmIstanbul
50h 50m
2 stops
LAX4:45 pmLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Sep 19
EWR11:00 pmNewark
18h 05m
1 stop
IST12:05 amIstanbul
Oct 3
IST4:50 amIstanbul
23h 10m
2 stops
EWR9:00 pmNewark
Multiple Airlines
Sep 24
EWR11:00 pmNewark
18h 05m
1 stop
IST12:05 amIstanbul
Oct 8
IST10:25 pmIstanbul
29h 35m
2 stops
EWR9:00 pmNewark

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Istanbul

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Istanbul, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
Sep 17
JFK11:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
13h 25m
1 stop
SAW8:20 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
Jun 4
JFK11:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
13h 25m
1 stop
SAW8:20 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
Jun 8
JFK11:55 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
13h 25m
1 stop
SAW8:20 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Istanbul flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Istanbul flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul?

In general, January is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Istanbul. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $864. If you aren’t able to travel to Istanbul during the month of January, then flying in February is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of $896.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Istanbul?

Users booking trips to Istanbul from Gaziantep found flights 85% cheaper than the average price of flights to Istanbul. To find the cheapest price to Istanbul from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Istanbul?

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Istanbul is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $1,019. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Friday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Istanbul on Friday is $1,116.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Istanbul?

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Istanbul is in the afternoon. Flights from United States to Istanbul during this time can be as low as $883. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the morning when prices are $1,137 on average. Flights to Istanbul from United States in the morning are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travelers’ schedules.

How long does it take to fly to Istanbul?

On average, it takes 13h 05m to fly from United States to Istanbul if you fly out of Los Angeles (the most popular airport in United States) and into Istanbul (the most popular airport in Istanbul). If you’re flying out of San Francisco and into Istanbul, then the flight time is around 13h.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Istanbul?

We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Istanbul 52 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Istanbul for $1,038. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to Istanbul for as low as $956.

Cheapest flights to Istanbul airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Istanbul airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Istanbul Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Istanbul

Los Angeles (LAX) to Istanbul Airport (IST)

Typically, flights to Istanbul from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Istanbul, which has an average price of $1,194

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM LOS ANGELESJanuary17% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Istanbul costs on average just $1,001 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM LOS ANGELESJune32% more expensiveIt costs about $1,580 for flights to Istanbul from Los Angeles in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ISTANBUL FROM LOS ANGELESJune347% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Istanbul from Los Angeles in June than any other month

Cheap Istanbul flight deals and tips

Summary info about Istanbul flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$206

Best Round-Trip Price

$644

Fastest flight time

13h 25m
The best one-way flight price to Istanbul from United States in the last 72 hours is $206 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen).
The best round-trip flight price to Istanbul from United States in the last 72 hours is $644 (Los Angeles to Istanbul).
The fastest flight to Istanbul from United States takes 13h 25m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen).

Frequently asked questions about flying to Istanbul

Istanbul’s strategic position, straddling Europe and Asia across the Bosporus strait, means that cultural influences from diverse groups can be found in this fascinating city. If you visit during the summer, be prepared for daily high temperatures of 78 – 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and huge crowds at the attractions. Reserve your flights and rooms in advance if you plan to come during the summer. You might consider planning your trip for either spring or fall, as these shoulder seasons offer comfortable temperatures, slightly fewer tourists and a plethora of interesting festivals and events. If you don’t mind cold temperatures and rain, a winter visit offers the best opportunity for cheap accommodation and flights to Istanbul. You can expect average daily highs of 47 – 52 degrees Fahrenheit in December – February, so bring a warm coat.

When is the best time to plan a beach trip to Istanbul?

Visitors planning their vacations to Istanbul should book their flights for July or August if they are planning on visiting Kilyos Beach. For those looking to visit another area beach, Florya Plaji is a great option in the Istanbul area.

Is there an alternative airport near Istanbul?

Those flying to Istanbul could potentially find better pricing at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (20 mi from Istanbul city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Istanbul?

The cheapest airport near Istanbul is typically Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport with an average price of $239/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Are there flights to Fatih?

Yes, if you fly to Istanbul in Istanbul which is the closest available airport to Fatih (20.3 mi away).

What’s the closest airport to Taksim Square?

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen airport is 19.4 mi from Taksim Square in Istanbul, making it the closest airport.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Istanbul?

Prices for flights to Istanbul are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Istanbul?

How old do you have to be to fly to Istanbul?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Istanbul.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Istanbul?

The travel and health documents required for your trip to Istanbul can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s license, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Istanbul. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Istanbul?

momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and agents so you can find and book the best deal on flights to Istanbul. Millions of users trust and use momondo every year so you are in good company.

Can I find flights to Istanbul with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Flights to Istanbul with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

How can momondo help me find flights to Istanbul?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight to Istanbul.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Istanbul right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

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