Cheap flights from San Diego to Istanbul

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Flight information for San Diego to Istanbul

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Diego to Istanbul
Best Price Found$765The best flight deal from San Diego to Istanbul found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $765
Fastest flight time17h 50mThe fastest flight from San Diego to Istanbul takes 17h 50m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from San Diego to Istanbul. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Diego Airport - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport and San Diego Airport - Istanbul Airport.
Airports in Istanbul2 airportsThere are 2 airports near Istanbul: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (SAW), Istanbul (IST)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Diego to Istanbul

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Istanbul?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Istanbul from San Diego is January. Most expensive is July

What is the cheapest day to depart San Diego for Istanbul?

Monday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Monday. The most expensive is typically Friday

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Istanbul?

in the afternoon

San Diego to Istanbul flights are approximately 33% more expensive in the evening than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Istanbul from San Diego?

Air Canada

Air Canada, British Airways, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from San Diego to Istanbul

What is the cheapest San Diego to Istanbul flight route?

San Diego - Istanbul

Fly from San Diego to Istanbul for the best San Diego - Istanbul flight prices

How far in advance should you book San Diego to Istanbul flights?

53 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Diego to Istanbul is approximately 53 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from San Diego 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 San Diego to Istanbul by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Sep 5
SAN5:05 amSan Diego
34h 40m
2 stops
SAW3:45 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Sep 28
SAW2:20 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
34h 12m
2 stops
SAN12:32 amSan Diego
Qatar Airways
Oct 11
SAN7:35 amSan Diego
26h 20m
2 stops
SAW9:55 amIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Oct 27
SAW2:20 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
33h 50m
2 stops
SAN12:10 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Aug 20
SAN6:25 pmSan Diego
39h 30m
2 stops
SAW9:55 amIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Sep 20
SAW2:20 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
34h 12m
2 stops
SAN12:32 amSan Diego
Qatar Airways
Oct 7
SAN7:35 amSan Diego
32h 10m
2 stops
SAW3:45 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Oct 16
SAW9:30 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
26h 40m
2 stops
SAN12:10 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Oct 11
SAN5:05 amSan Diego
47h 40m
2 stops
IST4:45 amIstanbul
Oct 26
IST3:55 pmIstanbul
32h 15m
2 stops
SAN12:10 amSan Diego
Multiple Airlines
Sep 14
SAN3:00 amSan Diego
36h 45m
2 stops
SAW3:45 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Sep 28
SAW2:20 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
38h 47m
2 stops
SAN5:07 amSan Diego

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Multiple Airlines
Sep 19
SAN4:25 amSan Diego
27h 20m
2 stops
SAW7:45 amIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
Oct 16
SAN12:30 pmSan Diego
27h 15m
2 stops
SAW3:45 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
Aug 19
SAN5:00 amSan Diego
34h 55m
3 stops
SAW3:55 pmIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen

Best airlines flying from San Diego to Istanbul

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Diego to Istanbul with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
United Airlines
PriceFrom $690
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Pros: Everything! From ticketing agent to all the crew on our flight back were awesome. Thank you!

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $694
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

Cons: Wouldn't let us on the flight when there was plenty of time to get there. Manager was arrogant and slow - didn't care. Poor policies at that airport.

1 / 10
Lufthansa
PriceFrom $717
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.6
7.8

Boarding

7.6

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Pros: Al the flights was nice with no issues

Cons: The food that I have with Lufthansa was super bad and there’s no Choise, however, the connect flight wit with United airline have very good food and , what I want say is United airline airplane much better than Lufthansa in every thing even the seats is much nicer

1 / 10
Air Canada
PriceFrom $724
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.4
7.6

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

7.9

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

5.7

Food

Reviews

Cons: The air conditioning

1 / 10
British Airways
PriceFrom $909
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.6

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

7.7

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

Cons: British Airways is always amazing

1 / 10
KLM
PriceFrom $1,005
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.9
8.0

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.4

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.5

Food

Reviews

Pros: Yes, Very good

1 / 9

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

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Istanbul are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: Lufthansa, British Airways, and KLM.

  • How far is San Diego to Istanbul by plane?

    The distance between San Diego and Istanbul is about 6898.8 mi. Typically, this will take 15h 50m by plane in normal conditions.


Can I fly to Istanbul from San Diego right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to Istanbul

Most visitors from San Diego need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 or 48 hours before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Can I fly back to San Diego from Istanbul?

Returning to San Diego from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

If you are planning to travel to Istanbul at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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