Cheap flights from Sacramento (SMF) to Istanbul (IST) from $554

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 7/16. 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.
SMF — IST
Jun 25 — Jul 21

Cheap flight deals from Sacramento to Istanbul

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sacramento (SMF) 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 20, 2024.

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June

Cheapest in

January

Round-trip from

$924

One-way from

$554
High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
From Sacramento Intl to Istanbul
One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul

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

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Istanbul Airport.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 54 days in advance, which can save you up to 12% on flights from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 54 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,270. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,282.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Istanbul Airport. Flights to Istanbul Airport from Sacramento in February are about $1,258 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $675.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap Sacramento to Istanbul flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Sacramento 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 3,256,981 searches. Prices were last updated on June 20, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Sacramento to Istanbul in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Tue 7/3011:30 amSMF - IST
2 stops26h 55mBritish Airways
Wed 8/288:25 amIST - SMF
2 stops23h 04mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/18$890
Wed 7/1011:30 amSMF - IST
2 stops27h 00mBritish Airways
Wed 7/248:25 amIST - SMF
2 stops43h 26mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,129
Mon 7/811:30 amSMF - IST
2 stops26h 55mBritish Airways
Mon 7/228:15 pmIST - SMF
2 stops32h 17mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,173
Fri 7/56:21 pmSMF - IST
2 stops20h 04mBritish Airways
Thu 7/187:55 pmIST - SMF
2 stops36h 13mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,183
Fri 7/1211:13 amSMF - IST
2 stops21h 52mBritish Airways
Thu 7/258:25 amIST - SMF
2 stops23h 43mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,205
Tue 7/910:50 pmSMF - IST
2 stops28h 15mUnited Airlines
Sat 7/206:55 amIST - SMF
2 stops21h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/20$1,208
Fri 7/511:30 amSMF - IST
2 stops21h 35mBritish Airways
Fri 7/198:25 pmIST - SMF
2 stops31h 26mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,275
Wed 7/36:31 pmSMF - IST
2 stops44h 04mBritish Airways
Tue 7/165:50 pmIST - SMF
2 stops34h 01mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,289
Sat 7/62:05 pmSMF - IST
2 stops24h 20mBritish Airways
Fri 7/198:25 pmIST - SMF
2 stops31h 26mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,299

Sacramento to Istanbul 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Sacramento and Istanbul in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Sacramento to Istanbul in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Thu 8/86:30 amSMF - IST
2 stops24h 00mDelta
Wed 8/216:45 amIST - SMF
2 stops22h 38mDelta
Deal found 6/19$846
Tue 7/3011:30 amSMF - IST
2 stops26h 55mBritish Airways
Wed 8/288:25 amIST - SMF
2 stops23h 04mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/18$890
Tue 9/177:00 amSMF - IST
2 stops23h 35mBritish Airways
Tue 10/158:25 amIST - SMF
2 stops25h 25mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,005
Sat 9/214:34 pmSMF - IST
2 stops45h 56mBritish Airways
Tue 10/18:25 amIST - SMF
2 stops24h 04mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,010
Tue 8/610:50 pmSMF - IST
2 stops28h 15mUnited Airlines
Wed 9/42:00 pmIST - SMF
3 stops31h 48mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$1,050
Wed 7/1011:30 amSMF - IST
2 stops27h 00mBritish Airways
Wed 7/248:25 amIST - SMF
2 stops43h 26mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,129
Wed 8/219:53 amSMF - IST
3 stops23h 02mAmerican Airlines
Wed 8/288:25 amIST - SMF
2 stops23h 04mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/20$1,140
Sat 10/124:00 pmSMF - IST
2 stops41h 15mBritish Airways
Sat 10/198:05 pmIST - SMF
2 stops33h 27mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,154
Wed 8/77:01 amSMF - IST
2 stops23h 09mBritish Airways
Sat 8/178:05 pmIST - SMF
2 stops35h 24mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,165

Sacramento to Istanbul flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Sacramento 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 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from Sacramento to Istanbul. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Wed 7/36:31 pmSMF - IST
2 stops44h 04mBritish Airways
Tue 7/165:50 pmIST - SMF
2 stops34h 01mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,289
Wed 6/2610:50 amSMF - IST
2 stops24h 30mUnited Airlines
Wed 7/1010:00 amIST - SMF
2 stops44h 24mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$1,486
Wed 6/264:05 pmSMF - IST
2 stops35h 00mAir Canada
Wed 7/107:05 pmIST - SMF
2 stops36h 14mAir Canada
Deal found 6/19$1,539
Wed 6/263:30 pmSMF - IST
2 stops41h 45mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/12:00 pmIST - SMF
2 stops42h 43mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$1,562
Wed 6/269:00 amSMF - IST
3 stops32h 35mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/1011:15 pmIST - SMF
3 stops44h 44mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$1,628
Wed 6/269:00 amSMF - IST
2 stops27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/1011:15 pmIST - SMF
3 stops44h 44mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$1,654
Sat 6/2911:55 pmSMF - IST
2 stops31h 05mUnited Airlines
Thu 8/16:10 amIST - SMF
2 stops25h 54mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$1,660
Wed 7/36:00 amSMF - IST
3 stops26h 55mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/168:25 amIST - SMF
2 stops23h 19mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/20$1,740
Sun 6/3010:18 pmSMF - IST
3 stops32h 27mMultiple Airlines
Sun 7/78:05 pmIST - SMF
3 stops34h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$1,753

One-way flights to Istanbul from Sacramento

Search for one-way flight options from Sacramento 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 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from Sacramento to Istanbul can choose from these deals. Users can also find round-trip Sacramento to Istanbul flights by using the search form above.
Tue 7/168:33 pmSMF - IST
3 stops45h 32mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$554
Tue 7/1612:09 pmSMF - IST
2 stops30h 56mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$573
Tue 7/168:00 amSMF - IST
1 stop20h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$1,546

Find flights from Sacramento to Istanbul within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Sacramento 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 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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Sacramento IntlIstanbul

SMF - IST

SMFIST

Sacramento Intl

Thu 8/8

2 stops24h 00m

Istanbul

Wed 8/21

2 stops22h 38m

$846

Sacramento IntlIstanbul

SMF - IST

SMFIST

Sacramento Intl

Tue 7/30

2 stops26h 55m

Istanbul

Wed 8/28

2 stops23h 04m

$890

Sacramento IntlIstanbul

SMF - IST

SMFIST

Sacramento Intl

Tue 9/17

2 stops23h 35m

Istanbul

Tue 10/15

2 stops25h 25m

$1,005

Sacramento IntlIstanbul

SMF - IST

SMFIST

Sacramento Intl

Tue 8/6

2 stops28h 15m

Istanbul

Wed 9/4

3 stops31h 48m

$1,050

Sacramento IntlIstanbul

SMF - IST

SMFIST

Sacramento Intl

Wed 8/21

3 stops23h 02m

Istanbul

Wed 8/28

2 stops23h 04m

$1,140

Sacramento IntlIstanbul

SMF - IST

SMFIST

Sacramento Intl

Tue 8/6

3 stops25h 23m

Istanbul

Wed 9/4

3 stops30h 19m

$1,184

Sacramento IntlIstanbul

SMF - IST

SMFIST

Sacramento Intl

Tue 11/5

2 stops46h 50m

Istanbul

Sat 11/9

2 stops38h 46m

$1,387

Sacramento IntlIstanbul

SMF - IST

SMFIST

Sacramento Intl

Wed 8/21

1 stop17h 55m

Istanbul

Wed 8/28

1 stop24h 05m

$1,722

Sacramento IntlIstanbul

SMF - IST

SMFIST

Sacramento Intl

Tue 11/5

3 stops25h 55m

Istanbul

Sat 11/9

2 stops25h 11m

$1,734

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Deals found on 6/19

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Sacramento to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 53 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Sacramento to Istanbul Airport flight should consider departing on Tuesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday afternoons 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 Sacramento 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 20, 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown American Airlines, Turkish Airlines and British Airways from Sacramento to Istanbul. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.7
Good
4,267 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.4
Good
3,730 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.3
Good
10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Sacramento to Istanbul?

    If you book a flight to Istanbul from Sacramento, you will be flying from Sacramento Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Sacramento Intl (SMF) is located 9.4 mi from the center of Sacramento. There are 0 flights from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul per day from 6 different airlines.

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $846, but on average you can expect to pay $1,134.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport for under $1,300?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

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

    According to our current data, Delta ($846), British Airways ($890), and United Airlines ($1,050) offers the cheapest pricing from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport. You may be able to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport for 31% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What does SMF to IST mean?

    SMF stands for Sacramento Intl Airport, while IST stands for Istanbul Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Many airlines flying from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Istanbul?

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

    The Sacramento to Istanbul Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/20.

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

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

    Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport (average of $924). Flying from Sacramento to Istanbul Airport in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,416). 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 6 airlines flying from Sacramento to Istanbul

Discover the top 6 airlines that operate flights from Sacramento 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 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
American AirlinesCheapest$951Average$1,238FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
LufthansaCheapest$978Average$1,170FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
DeltaCheapest$983Average$1,358FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
British AirwaysCheapest$988Average$1,310FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
United AirlinesCheapest$1,025Average$1,344FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
Air CanadaCheapest$1,302Average$1,552FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%

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