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
781 USD for flights from San Francisco to Istanbul leaving on 11/27/2017 and returning on 12/29/2017
Low 514 USD
781 USD
High 1,486 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for San Francisco — Istanbul is approximately 56 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.
Currently the cheapest days to fly this route are between November and December.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Major US Carrier, Virgin America and KLM are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Popular airlines for this route are Major US Carrier, Virgin America and KLM.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Major US Carrier
+3%
Virgin America
+8%
KLM
+9%
Alitalia Linee Aeree Italiane
+14%
Delta Air Lines
+15%
JetBlue Airways
+15%
Best time to fly
San Francisco to Istanbul flights are approximately 8% 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've got 57 booking sites supporting this and nearby routes.
Impact on price
San Francisco Intl-Ataturk
+0%
San Francisco Intl-Sabiha Gokcen
+12%
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 - Heathrow - Ataturk.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from San Francisco Intl to Ataturk include Schiphol, Frankfurt Intl and Heathrow.
Direct flights available on
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Monday
Tuesday
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Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Istanbul from San Francisco
Return trip
Oct 13 - Dec 25
836 USD
Orbitz
SFO SFO
13h 5min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
13h 40min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Dec 20 - Dec 27
946 USD
ExploreTrip
SFO SFO
12h 55min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
13h 40min
Direct
SFO SFO
Return trip
Nov 30 - Jan 1
948 USD
ExploreTrip
SFO SFO
12h 55min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
13h 40min
Direct
SFO SFO

Go right away

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Istanbul
Return trip
Oct 3 - Oct 31
735 USD
TravelMerryUS
SFO SFO
15h 15min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
22h 25min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Sep 21 - Sep 27
996 USD
Smartfares
SFO SFO
41h 0min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
27h 20min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Sep 21 - Sep 28
1,014 USD
OmegaTravelUS
SFO SFO
23h 58min
2 stops
IST IST
IST IST
38h 42min
2 stops
SFO SFO

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Istanbul
Return trip
Oct 8 - Oct 23
736 USD
TravelMerryUS
SFO SFO
17h 45min
2 stops
IST IST
IST IST
15h 50min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Oct 7 - Oct 23
742 USD
TravelMerryUS
SFO SFO
17h 35min
2 stops
IST IST
IST IST
16h 35min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Oct 7 - Oct 25
743 USD
JustAirTicketINT
SFO SFO
30h 5min
2 stops
IST IST
IST IST
15h 50min
1 stop
SFO SFO

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Istanbul to San Francisco
Return trip
Sep 21 - Sep 27
512 USD
BudgetAirTR
IST IST
28h 45min
1 stop
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
16h 0min
1 stop
IST IST
Return trip
Sep 21 - Oct 31
524 USD
AeroBilet
IST IST
27h 55min
1 stop
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
17h 35min
2 stops
IST IST
Return trip
Sep 22 - Dec 22
627 USD
CheapestFareNow
IST IST
26h 30min
1 stop
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
15h 20min
1 stop
IST IST

Weather forecast for Istanbul

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Istanbul.

Wednesday, Wednesday, August 30, 2017

25°C
20°C

Thursday, Thursday, August 31, 2017

26°C
21°C

Friday, Friday, September 1, 2017

28°C
22°C

Saturday, Saturday, September 2, 2017

32°C
23°C

Sunday, Sunday, September 3, 2017

33°C
23°C

Monday, Monday, September 4, 2017

35°C
23°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, September 5, 2017

28°C
22°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
4.29 USD
46%
Istanbul
2.31 USD
Cappuccino is 46% cheaper in Istanbul than San Francisco
MEAL
Inexpensive
San Francisco
14.92 USD
62%
Istanbul
5.71 USD
Meal is 62% cheaper in Istanbul than San Francisco
MILK
1 liter
San Francisco
4.28 USD
26%
Istanbul
3.17 USD
Milk is 26% cheaper in Istanbul than San Francisco
BUS
One-way ticket
San Francisco
2.48 USD
70%
Istanbul
0.74 USD
Bus is 70% cheaper in Istanbul than San Francisco
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
San Francisco
13.93 USD
59%
Istanbul
5.71 USD
movie theater is 59% cheaper in Istanbul than San Francisco
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