Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Istanbul

CHI — IST
Oct 3 — Oct 101

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago (CHI) to Istanbul

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to TR5 flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.

CHI - IST

Price

$918 - $1,496

IST

Temperature

41 - 73.4 °F

IST

Rainfall

0.4 - 3.9 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from$918From Chicago (CHI) to Istanbul
One-way from$324One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Istanbul

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 4% 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 61 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 Chicago to Istanbul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,187, or $1,193 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Istanbul?

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Istanbul from Chicago average $1,115. You can even find prices in November for less than $1,115, as users have found deals to Istanbul from as low as $590. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Istanbul from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 34%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Istanbul (CHI - IST)?

When flying from Chicago to Istanbul, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Istanbul in September, October 2022

The best prices found for CHI to Istanbul flights for September, October
Oct 27 - Nov 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

20h 10m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

27h 25m
$746

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Oct 18 - Nov 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

17h 35m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

18h 30m
$747

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Oct 10 - Dec 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

24h 27m
SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

22h 15m
$750

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Chicago to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Chicago found for this year
Nov 24 - Nov 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

17h 50m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

34h 25m
$665

LOT

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

Nov 24 - Nov 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

17h 50m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

34h 25m
$666

LOT

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

Nov 24 - Nov 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

17h 50m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

34h 25m
$668

LOT

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/9/22

Cheap LOT flights from Chicago to Istanbul

Jan 24 - Jan 31
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

34h 45m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

34h 25m
$568

LOT

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Jan 28 - Feb 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

34h 45m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

34h 25m
$571

LOT

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

Feb 25 - Mar 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

34h 45m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

58h 25m
$577

LOT

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Cheap Delta flights from Chicago to Istanbul

Jan 10 - Jan 20
MDW

Chicago Midway

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Istanbul

2 stops

22h 30m
IST

Istanbul

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

18h 33m
$850

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Dec 1 - Dec 7
MDW

Chicago Midway

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

18h 02m
IST

Istanbul

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

20h 45m
$851

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Nov 30 - Dec 4
MDW

Chicago Midway

IST

Istanbul

2 stops

18h 52m
IST

Istanbul

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

20h 45m
$852

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Istanbul direct flight deals
Nov 8 - Nov 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

Nonstop

10h 15m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

11h 40m
$935

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Oct 12 - Oct 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

Nonstop

10h 25m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

11h 15m
$936

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Oct 18 - Nov 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

Nonstop

10h 25m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

11h 40m
$946

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Chicago, departing today and this week
Oct 6 - Oct 20
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

32h 30m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 40m
$820

Royal Jordanian

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

Oct 4 - Oct 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

32h 45m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

27h 40m
$821

Royal Jordanian

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/9/22

Oct 7 - Oct 22
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

1 stop

16h 10m
IST

Istanbul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

34h 25m
$832

Royal Jordanian

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

One-way flights to Istanbul from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Istanbul
Oct 10
MDW

Chicago Midway

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

25h 01m
$324

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Jan 20
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

IST

Istanbul

3 stops

23h 31m
$327

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 27/9/22

Oct 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

SAW

Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen

2 stops

26h 12m
$329

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/9/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Turkish Airlines, Finnair, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Istanbul for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $540, but on average you can expect to pay $582.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Istanbul under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Istanbul is less than $972.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Istanbul for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $900.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Istanbul round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Istanbul round-trip from $568. Users have found that LOT is 49% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Istanbul?

While some choose either Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen or Chicago Midway - Istanbul, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul is the most popular route from Chicago to Istanbul.

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

Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Istanbul.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Istanbul?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Chicago to Istanbul consider choosing Pakistan International Airlines (42%), Singapore Airlines (42%) or Uzbekistan Airways (40%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Istanbul?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Istanbul is $530. On average you can expect to pay $1,620. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul), can usually be booked for $723.

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago 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$11Average$18FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$477Average$1,118FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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LOTCheapest$533Average$752FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$611Average$877FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Royal JordanianCheapest$653Average$790FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time61%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$684Average$788FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Austrian AirlinesCheapest$715Average$821FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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KLMCheapest$738Average$1,188FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$763Average$929FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$837Average$889FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Istanbul

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Istanbul
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
33%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
66%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Istanbul

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Istanbul
Sunday6daily flights
Monday6daily flights
Tuesday6daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday6daily flights
Friday6daily flights
Saturday6daily flights