Cheap flights from Louisville (SDF) to Istanbul (IST) from $868

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 11/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SDF — IST
Jun 3 — Jun 101

The best prices from Louisville Intl to Istanbul are usually found in February or January, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Louisville to Istanbul

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Louisville (SDF) to Istanbul (IST). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated May 29, 2024.

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June

Cheapest in

February

Average price

$1,220

Round-trip from

$926
High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From Louisville Intl to Istanbul

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Louisville to Istanbul Airport?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 22 days in advance to save up to 34% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 22 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Louisville to Istanbul Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $969, or $1,156 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Louisville to Istanbul Airport?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul Airport from Louisville. Users have commonly found prices around $1,138 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $709. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Louisville to Istanbul Airport (SDF - IST)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Louisville to Istanbul Airport in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap Air Canada flights from Louisville to Istanbul

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air Canada for the route between Louisville and Istanbul. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,765,679 searches. Data last updated May 29, 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced Air Canada flights heading from Louisville to Istanbul. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Sat 11/92:05 pmSDF - IST
3 stops20h 15mAir Canada
Sun 11/173:00 pmIST - SDF
3 stops29h 25mAir Canada
Deal found 5/28$1,102
Tue 6/182:05 pmSDF - IST
3 stops20h 10mAir Canada
Tue 7/167:50 amIST - SDF
3 stops21h 54mAir Canada
Deal found 5/28$1,532
Sun 9/12:02 pmSDF - IST
3 stops20h 13mAir Canada
Wed 10/308:40 amIST - SDF
3 stops20h 45mAir Canada
Deal found 5/28$2,046
Mon 8/262:02 pmSDF - IST
3 stops20h 13mAir Canada
Tue 9/31:10 pmIST - SDF
3 stops30h 07mAir Canada
Deal found 5/28$6,149
Tue 8/272:02 pmSDF - IST
3 stops20h 13mAir Canada
Wed 9/47:50 amIST - SDF
3 stops21h 25mAir Canada
Deal found 5/29$6,174
Sun 7/72:20 pmSDF - IST
3 stops19h 55mAir Canada
Wed 7/317:50 amIST - SDF
3 stops22h 04mAir Canada
Deal found 5/28$6,556
Sun 7/142:20 pmSDF - IST
3 stops19h 55mAir Canada
Tue 8/131:50 pmIST - SDF
3 stops29h 25mAir Canada
Deal found 5/29$7,199

Cheap Emirates flights from Louisville to Istanbul

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Louisville and Istanbul. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,765,679 searches. Data last updated May 29, 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Emirates flights departing from Louisville and landing in Istanbul. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Sun 9/17:14 amSDF - IST
2 stops48h 11mEmirates
Tue 10/291:50 amIST - SDF
2 stops48h 45mEmirates
Deal found 5/28$2,006
Sat 8/247:14 amSDF - IST
2 stops48h 11mEmirates
Thu 9/52:10 amIST - SDF
2 stops27h 05mEmirates
Deal found 5/28$2,086
Sat 11/99:32 amSDF - IST
2 stops47h 08mEmirates
Sat 11/161:50 amIST - SDF
2 stops26h 40mEmirates
Deal found 5/28$2,096
Tue 6/183:45 pmSDF - IST
2 stops43h 10mEmirates
Mon 7/152:10 amIST - SDF
2 stops27h 34mEmirates
Deal found 5/29$2,356
Tue 6/187:15 amSDF - IST
2 stops51h 40mEmirates
Mon 7/152:10 amIST - SDF
2 stops27h 34mEmirates
Deal found 5/28$2,520
Tue 7/163:47 pmSDF - IST
2 stops43h 08mEmirates
Wed 8/142:10 amIST - SDF
2 stops27h 34mEmirates
Deal found 5/29$3,081
Sun 7/75:20 pmSDF - IST
2 stops24h 50mEmirates
Tue 7/302:10 amIST - SDF
2 stops27h 34mEmirates
Deal found 5/28$7,431

Cheap Louisville to Istanbul flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Louisville to Istanbul specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,765,679 searches. Prices were last updated on May 29, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Louisville to Istanbul in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Wed 5/292:05 pmSDF - IST
3 stops26h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/57:45 amIST - SDF
2 stops24h 01mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/28$1,411
Tue 6/1811:26 amSDF - IST
2 stops22h 09mBritish Airways
Tue 7/167:55 pmIST - SDF
2 stops27h 52mBritish Airways
Deal found 5/28$1,475
Tue 6/1811:26 amSDF - IST
2 stops22h 09mBritish Airways
Tue 7/167:55 pmIST - SDF
2 stops27h 52mBritish Airways
Deal found 5/29$1,476
Tue 6/182:05 pmSDF - IST
3 stops20h 10mAir Canada
Tue 7/167:50 amIST - SDF
3 stops21h 54mAir Canada
Deal found 5/28$1,532
Wed 5/292:05 pmSDF - IST
3 stops26h 50mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/41:30 amIST - SDF
3 stops30h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/28$1,541
Wed 5/292:30 pmSDF - IST
2 stops19h 30mUnited Airlines
Wed 6/56:55 amIST - SDF
2 stops22h 49mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/28$1,564
Wed 5/292:05 pmSDF - IST
3 stops26h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/59:55 amIST - SDF
3 stops19h 49mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/28$1,603
Wed 5/292:05 pmSDF - IST
2 stops17h 35mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/41:30 amIST - SDF
3 stops30h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/28$1,977
Wed 5/291:40 pmSDF - IST
2 stops18h 00mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/51:35 pmIST - SDF
1 stop37h 44mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/28$2,213

Louisville to Istanbul 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Louisville and Istanbul in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,765,679 searches. Data last updated May 29, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Louisville to Istanbul in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Sat 11/92:05 pmSDF - IST
2 stops48h 40mLufthansa
Sun 11/177:00 pmIST - SDF
2 stops33h 48mLufthansa
Deal found 5/28$868
Sun 9/16:49 pmSDF - IST
2 stops17h 26mBritish Airways
Wed 10/308:05 amIST - SDF
2 stops21h 34mBritish Airways
Deal found 5/28$990
Sat 8/246:42 pmSDF - IST
2 stops41h 33mBritish Airways
Fri 9/68:30 amIST - SDF
2 stops19h 22mBritish Airways
Deal found 5/28$1,025
Fri 8/238:27 pmSDF - IST
2 stops20h 58mBritish Airways
Fri 9/68:30 amIST - SDF
2 stops19h 22mBritish Airways
Deal found 5/28$1,065
Sat 11/92:05 pmSDF - IST
3 stops20h 15mAir Canada
Sun 11/173:00 pmIST - SDF
3 stops29h 25mAir Canada
Deal found 5/28$1,102
Sat 8/247:43 amSDF - IST
2 stops37h 22mMultiple Airlines
Fri 9/63:40 pmIST - SDF
3 stops39h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/28$1,164
Sat 8/247:43 amSDF - IST
2 stops37h 22mMultiple Airlines
Fri 9/63:40 pmIST - SDF
3 stops39h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/28$1,189
Tue 7/166:21 pmSDF - IST
2 stops41h 34mBritish Airways
Fri 8/168:30 amIST - SDF
2 stops20h 22mBritish Airways
Deal found 5/27$1,195
Sat 8/247:43 amSDF - IST
2 stops37h 22mMultiple Airlines
Thu 9/51:30 amIST - SDF
3 stops29h 14mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/28$1,215

Find flights from Louisville to Istanbul within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Louisville to Istanbul that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,765,679 searches. Data last updated May 29, 2024.

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SDF - IST

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Louisville Intl

Sat 11/9

2 stops48h 40m

Istanbul

Sun 11/17

2 stops33h 48m

$868

Louisville IntlIstanbul

SDF - IST

SDFIST

Louisville Intl

Sun 9/1

2 stops17h 26m

Istanbul

Wed 10/30

2 stops21h 34m

$990

Louisville IntlIstanbul

SDF - IST

SDFIST

Louisville Intl

Sat 8/24

2 stops41h 33m

Istanbul

Fri 9/6

2 stops19h 22m

$1,025

Louisville IntlIstanbul

SDF - IST

SDFIST

Louisville Intl

Fri 8/23

2 stops20h 58m

Istanbul

Fri 9/6

2 stops19h 22m

$1,065

Louisville IntlIstanbul

SDF - IST

SDFIST

Louisville Intl

Sat 11/9

3 stops20h 15m

Istanbul

Sun 11/17

3 stops29h 25m

$1,102

Louisville IntlIstanbul

SDF - IST

SDFIST

Louisville Intl

Sat 8/24

2 stops37h 22m

Istanbul

Fri 9/6

3 stops39h 04m

$1,164

Louisville IntlIstanbul

SDF - IST

SDFIST

Louisville Intl

Sat 8/24

2 stops37h 22m

Istanbul

Fri 9/6

3 stops39h 04m

$1,189

Louisville IntlIstanbul

SDF - IST

SDFIST

Louisville Intl

Sun 9/1

2 stops48h 11m

Istanbul

Tue 10/29

2 stops48h 45m

$2,006

Louisville IntlIstanbul

SDF - IST

SDFIST

Louisville Intl

Sun 7/14

2 stops29h 45m

Istanbul

Mon 8/12

2 stops28h 01m

$2,254

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Deals found on 5/28

How far ahead should I book a flight from Louisville to Istanbul Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Louisville to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Louisville to Istanbul Airport is 21 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Louisville to Istanbul Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Louisville to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on May 26, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Louisville to Istanbul Airport flight should consider departing on Monday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday at noon flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in Istanbul by month

Plan your trip to Istanbul by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

IST

Temperature

41 - 73.4 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Istanbul

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Istanbul. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Istanbul. Reviews last updated May 29, 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Air Canada, Emirates and British Airways from Louisville to Istanbul to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.5
Very good
915 reviews

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Got me there and back on time. Except for a 30 min maintenance delay, but that meant more time for nap. Crew was super nice.

8.5
Very good
915 reviews
8.5
Very good
915 reviews

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Got me there and back on time. Except for a 30 min maintenance delay, but that meant more time for nap. Crew was super nice.

8.1
Very good
3,914 reviews
8.5
Very good
915 reviews

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Got me there and back on time. Except for a 30 min maintenance delay, but that meant more time for nap. Crew was super nice.

8.0
Very good
10,457 reviews
8.5
Very good
915 reviews

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Got me there and back on time. Except for a 30 min maintenance delay, but that meant more time for nap. Crew was super nice.

7.3
Good
14,302 reviews
8.5
Very good
915 reviews

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Got me there and back on time. Except for a 30 min maintenance delay, but that meant more time for nap. Crew was super nice.

7.0
Good
6,994 reviews
8.5
Very good
915 reviews

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Reviews

1 / 10

Got me there and back on time. Except for a 30 min maintenance delay, but that meant more time for nap. Crew was super nice.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Louisville to Istanbul. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Louisville to Istanbul?

    Louisville Intl (SDF) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Louisville to Istanbul. You should not have trouble finding flights to Istanbul from Louisville Intl; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Istanbul per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights from the Louisville airport to Istanbul. It is only a 5.3 mi journey to Louisville Intl (SDF) from Louisville’s city center.

  • Can I find flights from Louisville to Istanbul Airport for under $900 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Louisville to Istanbul Airport for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just $868, but on average you can expect to pay $1,198.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Louisville to Istanbul Airport round-trip?

    Our cheapest airline available from Louisville to Istanbul Airport is Lufthansa. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $868 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are British Airways and Air Canada, starting at $990 and $1,102 round-trip. Users have found that Lufthansa is 23% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

  • What does SDF to IST mean?

    This is defined as Louisville Intl Airport (SDF) and Istanbul Airport (IST). Codes like Istanbul Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Louisville to Istanbul that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Louisville to Istanbul flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Louisville to Istanbul with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Louisville to Istanbul flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Louisville to Istanbul that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Louisville to Istanbul flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Louisville to Istanbul?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Louisville to Istanbul.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Louisville to Istanbul?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Louisville to Istanbul by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Louisville to Istanbul that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Louisville to Istanbul offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Louisville to Istanbul?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Louisville to Istanbul flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Louisville to Istanbul Airport flight deals updated?

    The Louisville to Istanbul Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 5/29.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Louisville to Istanbul Airport?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Louisville to Istanbul Airport?

    Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Louisville to Istanbul Airport (average of $926). Flying from Louisville to Istanbul Airport in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,444). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Louisville to Istanbul

Discover the top 5 airlines that operate flights from Louisville to Istanbul. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,765,679 searches. Data last updated May 29, 2024.
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DeltaCheapest$739Average$1,053FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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American AirlinesCheapest$855Average$960FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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LufthansaCheapest$887Average$1,156FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
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British AirwaysCheapest$906Average$1,192FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,018Average$1,196FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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