Cheap flights from Raleigh (RDU) to Istanbul (IST) from $288

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/6. 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.
RDU — IST
Jun 18 — Jun 251

The best prices from Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul are usually found in November or March, booked 61 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Raleigh to Istanbul

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Raleigh (RDU) 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 June 13, 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

November

Round-trip from

$923

One-way from

$480
High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
From Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul
One-way flight from Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul

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

Saturday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 19%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 16% by booking at least 19 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,096.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul Airport from Raleigh. Users have commonly found prices around $1,125 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $674. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from RDU to IST?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 12% on airfare.

Cheap Raleigh to Istanbul flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Raleigh to Istanbul specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Prices were last updated on June 13, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Raleigh to Istanbul in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Tue 7/309:17 amRDU - IST
1 stop24h 08mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/174:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$803
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/174:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$807
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Fri 9/204:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops33h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$826
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Mon 9/164:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$836
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Wed 9/184:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$839
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Thu 9/194:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$844
Tue 7/3011:35 amRDU - IST
1 stop21h 00mMultiple Airlines
Fri 9/204:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops33h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$852
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/144:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops35h 02mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$858
Mon 7/294:19 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 06mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/174:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$896

Raleigh to Istanbul 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Raleigh and Istanbul in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Raleigh to Istanbul in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Mon 9/28:30 pmRDU - IST
2 stops15h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/104:05 pmIST - RDU
2 stops34h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$789
Tue 7/309:17 amRDU - IST
1 stop24h 08mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/174:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$803
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/174:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$807
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Fri 9/204:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops33h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$826
Sat 11/94:55 pmRDU - IST
2 stops45h 50mUnited Airlines
Sat 11/236:35 amIST - RDU
1 stop15h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$832
Thu 9/121:00 pmRDU - IST
1 stop19h 35mMultiple Airlines
Tue 9/246:45 amIST - RDU
2 stops31h 57mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$835
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Mon 9/164:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$836
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Wed 9/184:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 16mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$839
Wed 7/314:06 pmRDU - IST
1 stop17h 19mMultiple Airlines
Thu 9/194:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops34h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$844

Raleigh to Istanbul flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Raleigh to Istanbul for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from Raleigh to Istanbul. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
Sat 6/2210:44 amRDU - IST
1 stop19h 36mMultiple Airlines
Mon 8/194:50 amIST - RDU
2 stops35h 02mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$1,362
Sat 6/227:55 pmRDU - IST
2 stops38h 05mUnited Airlines
Mon 8/196:10 amIST - RDU
2 stops39h 04mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$1,420
Sun 6/236:00 amRDU - IST
2 stops24h 05mAir Canada
Thu 7/256:55 amIST - RDU
2 stops22h 47mAir Canada
Deal found 6/12$1,556
Tue 6/189:25 pmRDU - IST
2 stops31h 20mQatar Airways
Tue 7/161:45 pmIST - RDU
2 stops34h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 6/12$1,560
Sun 6/236:10 pmRDU - IST
1 stop23h 20mBritish Airways
Thu 7/255:10 pmIST - RDU
1 stop26h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/12$1,675
Tue 6/186:20 pmRDU - IST
1 stop15h 10mDelta
Tue 7/165:00 pmIST - RDU
2 stops31h 41mDelta
Deal found 6/12$1,684
Tue 6/186:10 pmRDU - IST
1 stop23h 15mBritish Airways
Tue 7/167:55 pmIST - RDU
1 stop24h 10mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/12$1,813
Sat 6/227:55 pmRDU - IST
2 stops15h 40mMultiple Airlines
Mon 8/195:35 pmIST - RDU
3 stops32h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$1,819
Sat 6/224:10 pmRDU - IST
2 stops39h 35mAir Canada
Thu 7/2510:00 amIST - RDU
2 stops36h 28mAir Canada
Deal found 6/12$1,875

One-way flights to Istanbul from Raleigh

Search for one-way flight options from Raleigh to Istanbul. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Users traveling one-way from Raleigh to Istanbul can select one of these great deals. Users needing a return flight from Raleigh to Istanbul should utilize the search form above.
Tue 8/69:43 pmRDU - IST
2 stops55h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$288
Tue 8/69:43 pmRDU - IST
3 stops40h 37mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$296
Wed 8/74:06 pmRDU - IST
2 stops47h 29mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$303
Sat 8/39:43 pmRDU - IST
3 stops53h 32mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$311
Thu 8/89:17 amRDU - IST
2 stops30h 18mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$347
Thu 7/49:39 pmRDU - IST
2 stops47h 26mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$359
Tue 7/169:17 amRDU - IST
2 stops35h 48mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$364
Sun 8/410:34 amRDU - IST
2 stops22h 41mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$366
Mon 8/59:27 pmRDU - IST
2 stops29h 23mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$369

Find flights from Raleigh to Istanbul within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Raleigh 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 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.

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Raleigh-DurhamIstanbul

RDU - IST

RDUIST

Raleigh-Durham

Mon 9/2

2 stops15h 40m

Istanbul

Tue 9/10

2 stops34h 25m

$789

Raleigh-DurhamIstanbul

RDU - IST

RDUIST

Raleigh-Durham

Sat 11/9

2 stops45h 50m

Istanbul

Sat 11/23

1 stop15h 40m

$832

Raleigh-DurhamIstanbul

RDU - IST

RDUIST

Raleigh-Durham

Thu 9/12

2 stops39h 52m

Istanbul

Tue 9/24

2 stops29h 46m

$978

Raleigh-DurhamIstanbul

RDU - IST

RDUIST

Raleigh-Durham

Mon 9/2

2 stops19h 36m

Istanbul

Tue 9/10

1 stop24h 15m

$980

Raleigh-DurhamIstanbul

RDU - IST

RDUIST

Raleigh-Durham

Sun 8/11

2 stops40h 35m

Istanbul

Thu 8/22

2 stops26h 43m

$1,013

Raleigh-DurhamIstanbul

RDU - IST

RDUIST

Raleigh-Durham

Sun 8/4

2 stops20h 10m

Istanbul

Fri 9/20

2 stops18h 30m

$1,060

Raleigh-DurhamIstanbul

RDU - IST

RDUIST

Raleigh-Durham

Sun 8/4

1 stop15h 10m

Istanbul

Fri 9/20

1 stop16h 25m

$1,077

Raleigh-DurhamIstanbul

RDU - IST

RDUIST

Raleigh-Durham

Tue 7/30

1 stop14h 25m

Istanbul

Tue 9/17

1 stop14h 40m

$1,096

Raleigh-DurhamIstanbul

RDU - IST

RDUIST

Raleigh-Durham

Mon 8/19

1 stop15h 10m

Istanbul

Mon 8/26

1 stop16h 25m

$1,180

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Raleigh to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on May 31, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport is 61 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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What is the cheapest day to fly from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Raleigh to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Raleigh to Istanbul Airport flight should consider departing on Sunday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Raleigh to Istanbul

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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

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Istanbul Airport, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 73.4 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 41.0 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 June 13, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with United Airlines, Qatar Airways and Air France from Raleigh to Istanbul by reading reviews from past customers. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.9
Good
1,461 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.7
Good
4,293 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.5
Good
1,698 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.4
Good
3,716 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Raleigh 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 Raleigh to Istanbul?

    For a flight from Raleigh to Istanbul, you will be flying from Raleigh-Durham. Raleigh-Durham (RDU) is just 11.1 mi from the center of the city. Raleigh-Durham is the only Raleigh airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Istanbul per day. 12 airlines have flights to Istanbul from Raleigh-Durham on a regular basis.

  • Can I find flights from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport for under $800 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $789, but on average you can expect to pay $855.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport for under $1,400?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

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

    Currently priced at $832, United Airlines will fly you from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qatar Airways and British Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $978 and $980, respectively. United Airlines is priced at 26% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

  • What does RDU to IST mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Raleigh-Durham Airport to Istanbul Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a RDU to IST flight.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Raleigh 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 Raleigh to Istanbul with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Raleigh 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 Raleigh to Istanbul that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Raleigh 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 Raleigh to Istanbul that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Raleigh 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 Raleigh to Istanbul?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Raleigh 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 Raleigh to Istanbul Airport flight deals updated?

    The Raleigh to Istanbul Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/12.

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

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

    Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport (average of $923). Flying from Raleigh to Istanbul Airport in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,421). 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 10 airlines flying from Raleigh to Istanbul

Discover the top 10 airlines that operate flights from Raleigh 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 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
DeltaCheapest$685Average$1,079FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Air CanadaCheapest$841Average$1,323FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
United AirlinesCheapest$853Average$1,324FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
American AirlinesCheapest$866Average$1,022FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
Air FranceCheapest$868Average$1,341FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
KLMCheapest$869Average$975FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
LufthansaCheapest$904Average$1,141FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
British AirwaysCheapest$932Average$1,272FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
Qatar AirwaysCheapest$951Average$998FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
IcelandairCheapest$997Average$1,089FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%

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