Cheap flights from California to Istanbul

LAX — IST
May 24 — May 311

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

Find a great deal and save up to 19% by booking at least 61 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 California to Istanbul within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,034.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Istanbul (CA - IST)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to Istanbul as you normally would.

Cheap flights from California to Istanbul in May, June 2022

The best prices found for California to Istanbul flights for May, June
Jun 10 - Jun 16
SFO

San Francisco

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

19h 30m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

34h 55m
$716

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Jun 10 - Jun 16
SFO

San Francisco

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

25h 20m
IST

Istanbul

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

35h 10m
$779

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Jun 5 - Jun 11
SFO

San Francisco

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

25h 20m
IST

Istanbul

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

35h 00m
$801

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

California to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from California found for this year
Aug 31 - Sep 7
LAX

Los Angeles

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

21h 00m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

36h 25m
$599

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Nov 21 - Nov 27
LAX

Los Angeles

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

24h 10m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

39h 00m
$655

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Nov 14 - Nov 28
LAX

Los Angeles

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

19h 55m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

34h 50m
$656

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Cheap LOT flights from California to Istanbul

Sep 17 - Sep 23
LAX

Los Angeles

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

37h 40m
IST

Istanbul

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

31h 25m
$649

LOT

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Sep 5 - Sep 20
LAX

Los Angeles

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

20h 45m
IST

Istanbul

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

22h 50m
$650

LOT

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Oct 8 - Oct 15
LAX

Los Angeles

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

20h 45m
IST

Istanbul

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 35m
$653

LOT

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Deal found 5/19/22

Cheap Delta flights from California to Istanbul

Nov 1 - Nov 20
LAX

Los Angeles

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

16h 05m
IST

Istanbul

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

28h 55m
$688

Delta

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Nov 4 - Nov 11
LAX

Los Angeles

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

25h 10m
IST

Istanbul

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

28h 55m
$692

Delta

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Nov 2 - Dec 6
LAX

Los Angeles

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

25h 10m
IST

Istanbul

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

28h 55m
$693

Delta

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Deal found 5/19/22

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from California

Save time with California to Istanbul direct flight deals
Sep 21 - Sep 28
LAX

Los Angeles

IST

Istanbul

Nonstop

13h 10m
IST

Istanbul

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

13h 40m
$929

Turkish Airlines

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Sep 6 - Sep 20
LAX

Los Angeles

IST

Istanbul

Nonstop

13h 10m
IST

Istanbul

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

13h 40m
$950

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Nov 3 - Nov 17
LAX

Los Angeles

IST

Istanbul

Nonstop

13h 00m
IST

Istanbul

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 05m
$968

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Last minute flights from California to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from California, departing today and this week
May 24 - May 31
SFO

San Francisco

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

16h 20m
IST

Istanbul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 45m
$1,090

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

May 24 - May 31
SFO

San Francisco

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

20h 16m
IST

Istanbul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 45m
$1,095

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

May 29 - Jun 9
LAX

Los Angeles

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

21h 55m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

35h 20m
$1,111

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

One-way flights to Istanbul from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Istanbul
Aug 14
LAX

Los Angeles

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

37h 50m
$287

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Oct 19
LAX

Los Angeles

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

38h 00m
$290

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Aug 28
LAX

Los Angeles

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

1 stop

34h 35m
$300

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to Istanbul flights.

Which airlines flying from California to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Turkish Airlines, Delta, and British Airways flying from California to Istanbul have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from California to Istanbul for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Istanbul for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $599, but on average you can expect to pay $684.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Istanbul for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Istanbul under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Istanbul is less than $998.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Istanbul for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

What are the most popular routes from California to Istanbul?

The most popular route from California to Istanbul is Los Angeles - Istanbul. You may also consider San Francisco - Istanbul or Los Angeles - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Istanbul?

The most popular airlines flying from California to Istanbul are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Istanbul?

Before booking your flight to Istanbul from California, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air New Zealand (17%), Pakistan International Airlines (13%), Turkish Airlines( 10%).

What are the cheapest flights from California to Istanbul?

The cheapest flight price from California to Istanbul is $532. On average you can expect to pay $3,917. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - Istanbul), can usually be booked for $599.

Departure points for flights from California to Istanbul

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Top 5 airlines flying from California to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Istanbul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$16FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapest$415Average$952FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$466Average$937FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$485Average$682FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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LOTCheapest$488Average$783FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from California to Istanbul

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