Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Istanbul (IST) from $413

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 7/23. 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.
SAN — IST
Jun 25 — Jul 21

The best prices from San Diego to Istanbul are usually found in November or February, booked 2 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

Cheap flight deals from San Diego to Istanbul

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Diego (SAN) 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

November

Round-trip from

$924

One-way from

$563
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From San Diego to Istanbul
One-way flight from San Diego to Istanbul

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

Flights from San Diego to Istanbul Airport are found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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.

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

November can be a great time to fly to Istanbul Airport from San Diego with a flight ticket averaging about $1,138. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as $525. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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

When flying from San Diego to Istanbul Airport, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 6% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap San Diego to Istanbul flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Diego 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.
Check out some of the best flight deals from San Diego to Istanbul in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 7/235:15 pmSAN - IST
1 stop21h 10mBritish Airways
Tue 8/277:55 pmIST - SAN
1 stop29h 30mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$875
Tue 7/2311:19 amSAN - IST
2 stops19h 16mBritish Airways
Tue 8/277:55 pmIST - SAN
1 stop29h 30mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$880
Tue 7/233:31 pmSAN - IST
2 stops22h 54mBritish Airways
Tue 8/277:55 pmIST - SAN
2 stops34h 11mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$918
Tue 7/237:00 amSAN - IST
2 stops28h 20mUnited Airlines
Tue 8/276:10 amIST - SAN
2 stops19h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$954
Tue 7/2311:30 amSAN - IST
2 stops23h 50mUnited Airlines
Tue 8/276:10 amIST - SAN
3 stops37h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$974
Mon 7/85:15 pmSAN - IST
1 stop21h 10mBritish Airways
Tue 7/167:55 pmIST - SAN
1 stop29h 30mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,080
Mon 7/811:19 amSAN - IST
2 stops21h 31mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/168:25 amIST - SAN
1 stop17h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/19$1,085
Mon 7/88:05 pmSAN - IST
1 stop18h 20mBritish Airways
Thu 7/258:25 amIST - SAN
2 stops22h 52mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,090
Mon 7/84:20 pmSAN - IST
2 stops22h 05mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/168:25 amIST - SAN
2 stops22h 52mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/19$1,095

San Diego to Istanbul 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Diego 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.
Check out some of the best flight deals from San Diego to Istanbul in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Sun 9/156:15 amSAN - IST
2 stops24h 15mDelta
Thu 9/266:45 amIST - SAN
2 stops25h 25mDelta
Deal found 6/19$785
Sun 9/156:20 amSAN - IST
2 stops24h 10mDelta
Thu 9/266:45 amIST - SAN
2 stops25h 25mDelta
Deal found 6/20$786
Tue 11/128:30 amSAN - IST
2 stops22h 35mMultiple Airlines
Wed 12/46:35 amIST - SAN
2 stops41h 22mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$866
Wed 9/48:15 pmSAN - IST
1 stop18h 15mBritish Airways
Thu 9/128:25 amIST - SAN
1 stop17h 00mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$867
Sun 11/1712:40 pmSAN - IST
2 stops42h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 12/46:35 amIST - SAN
2 stops41h 22mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$872
Tue 7/235:15 pmSAN - IST
1 stop21h 10mBritish Airways
Tue 8/277:55 pmIST - SAN
1 stop29h 30mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$875
Tue 7/2311:19 amSAN - IST
2 stops19h 16mBritish Airways
Tue 8/277:55 pmIST - SAN
1 stop29h 30mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$880
Tue 10/297:05 pmSAN - IST
1 stop19h 15mBritish Airways
Wed 11/68:05 amIST - SAN
1 stop19h 05mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$886
Tue 11/128:30 amSAN - IST
2 stops22h 35mMultiple Airlines
Mon 12/96:55 pmIST - SAN
2 stops51h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$888

San Diego to Istanbul flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from San Diego 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.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from San Diego to Istanbul. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Sun 6/308:05 pmSAN - IST
1 stop18h 25mBritish Airways
Thu 8/18:25 amIST - SAN
1 stop20h 15mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,385
Tue 6/2510:00 amSAN - IST
2 stops20h 05mKLM
Tue 12/317:25 amIST - SAN
2 stops23h 28mKLM
Deal found 6/19$1,388
Sat 6/298:05 pmSAN - IST
1 stop34h 35mBritish Airways
Wed 8/215:30 pmIST - SAN
1 stop31h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,424
Tue 6/258:05 pmSAN - IST
1 stop18h 20mBritish Airways
Tue 12/318:05 amIST - SAN
1 stop19h 05mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,430
Thu 6/278:30 pmSAN - IST
1 stop18h 05mBritish Airways
Thu 8/18:25 amIST - SAN
1 stop20h 15mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,455
Thu 6/278:30 pmSAN - IST
1 stop18h 05mBritish Airways
Fri 7/268:30 amIST - SAN
2 stops22h 47mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,465
Tue 6/251:21 pmSAN - IST
2 stops23h 34mUnited Airlines
Tue 12/318:35 amIST - SAN
1 stop17h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/20$1,481
Wed 6/268:05 pmSAN - IST
1 stop18h 25mBritish Airways
Tue 8/67:55 pmIST - SAN
1 stop29h 30mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,485
Tue 6/256:40 amSAN - IST
2 stops24h 20mUnited Airlines
Tue 12/318:35 amIST - SAN
2 stops20h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/20$1,491

One-way flights to Istanbul from San Diego

Search for one-way flight options from San Diego 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.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from San Diego to Istanbul. Users can also find round-trip San Diego to Istanbul flights by using the search form above.
Tue 7/232:18 pmSAN - IST
3 stops57h 57mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$413
Fri 7/128:32 amSAN - IST
3 stops33h 33mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$473
Tue 7/97:44 pmSAN - IST
3 stops28h 06mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$512
Mon 7/2210:38 pmSAN - IST
3 stops35h 02mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$520
Thu 7/1111:53 amSAN - IST
3 stops49h 07mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$524
Fri 7/510:40 pmSAN - IST
3 stops37h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$535
Wed 7/249:10 pmSAN - IST
1 stop33h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$563
Tue 7/2311:41 amSAN - IST
2 stops31h 24mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$570
Mon 7/227:32 pmSAN - IST
2 stops27h 28mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$582

Find flights from San Diego to Istanbul within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from San Diego 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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Budget

$785 - $1,172

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San DiegoIstanbul

SAN - IST

SANIST

San Diego

Sun 9/15

2 stops24h 15m

Istanbul

Thu 9/26

2 stops25h 25m

$785

San DiegoIstanbul

SAN - IST

SANIST

San Diego

Tue 11/12

2 stops22h 35m

Istanbul

Wed 12/4

2 stops41h 22m

$866

San DiegoIstanbul

SAN - IST

SANIST

San Diego

Wed 9/4

1 stop18h 15m

Istanbul

Thu 9/12

1 stop17h 00m

$867

San DiegoIstanbul

SAN - IST

SANIST

San Diego

Wed 9/4

2 stops23h 10m

Istanbul

Thu 9/12

2 stops21h 37m

$890

San DiegoIstanbul

SAN - IST

SANIST

San Diego

Tue 7/23

2 stops28h 20m

Istanbul

Tue 8/27

2 stops19h 15m

$954

San DiegoIstanbul

SAN - IST

SANIST

San Diego

Fri 11/1

2 stops19h 15m

Istanbul

Thu 11/7

2 stops43h 50m

$969

San DiegoIstanbul

SAN - IST

SANIST

San Diego

Sun 8/11

2 stops37h 46m

Istanbul

Mon 8/26

3 stops49h 13m

$1,084

San DiegoIstanbul

SAN - IST

SANIST

San Diego

Tue 9/17

2 stops23h 00m

Istanbul

Sun 9/29

2 stops24h 56m

$1,087

San DiegoIstanbul

SAN - IST

SANIST

San Diego

Sat 9/28

2 stops33h 55m

Istanbul

Sat 10/5

2 stops50h 02m

$1,172

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 6/19

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from San Diego to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from San Diego to Istanbul Airport, you should look to book at least 2 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from San Diego to Istanbul Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from San Diego to Istanbul. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their San Diego to Istanbul Airport flight should consider departing on Wednesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday 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 San Diego 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.
To help decide which airline to fly from San Diego to Istanbul, see what other customers have to say about Delta, British Airways and American Airlines. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

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

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

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

7.9
Good
1,437 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

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

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

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

7.5
Good
1,666 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

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

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

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 San Diego to Istanbul?

    If you book a flight to Istanbul from San Diego, you will be flying from San Diego, which is the city’s only airport. San Diego (SAN) is located 2.6 mi from the center of San Diego. There are 0 flights from San Diego to Istanbul per day from 8 different airlines.

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Istanbul Airport for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $785, but on average you can expect to pay $885.

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

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

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

    Currently priced at $785, Delta will fly you from San Diego to Istanbul Airport and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from British Airways and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $867 and $890, respectively. Delta is priced at 30% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

  • What does SAN to IST mean?

    San Diego Airport is SAN and Istanbul Airport is IST. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

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

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

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

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

  • How can I find direct flights from San Diego to Istanbul?

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

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

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

    Many airlines flying from San Diego 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 San Diego to Istanbul?

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

    The San Diego 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 San Diego to Istanbul Airport?

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

    Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Diego to Istanbul Airport (average of $924). Flying from San Diego 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 8 airlines flying from San Diego to Istanbul

Discover the top 8 airlines that operate flights from San Diego 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
LufthansaCheapest$550Average$1,151FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
United AirlinesCheapest$554Average$1,264FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
Air CanadaCheapest$571Average$1,235FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
British AirwaysCheapest$664Average$1,245FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
DeltaCheapest$785Average$975FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
American AirlinesCheapest$992Average$1,093FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
Turkish AirlinesCheapest$1,251Average$1,576FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
KLMCheapest$1,275Average$1,386FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%

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