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The best prices from Columbus to Istanbul are usually found in January or August, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Columbus (CMH) to Istanbul (SAW)

CMH - TR5
Price
$906 - $1,373
TR5
Temperature
48.2 - 84.2 °F
TR5
Rainfall
1 - 4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$906

From Columbus to Istanbul

One-way from

$653

One-way flight from Columbus to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Columbus to Istanbul?

Flights from Columbus to Istanbul are found to be more expensive on Friday. 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.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 17% by booking at least 51 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 Columbus to Istanbul within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $917.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Istanbul. Flights to Istanbul from Columbus in February are about $866 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $625.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Columbus to Istanbul (CMH - TR5)?

It’s optimal to fly from Columbus to Istanbul in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 36% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Columbus to Istanbul in December, January 2021

The best prices found for CMH to SAW flights for December, January
20 Jan - 3 Feb
$786pp
CMH
Columbus
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
14 Dec - 3 Jan
$852pp
CMH
Columbus
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
18 Dec - 3 Jan
$868pp
CMH
Columbus
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus

Columbus to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Columbus found for this year
14 Dec - 3 Jan
$852pp
CMH
Columbus
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
18 Dec - 3 Jan
$868pp
CMH
Columbus
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus
15 Dec - 5 Jan
$869pp
CMH
Columbus
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus

Last minute flights from Columbus to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Columbus, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 8 Jan
$941pp
CMH
Columbus
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
CMH
Columbus

One-way flights to Istanbul from Columbus

The cheapest one-way flights from Columbus to Istanbul
11:46 am - 1:30 pm
Lufthansa
2 Stops
17h 44m
CMH - IST
Lufthansa
$653
Travel2Be
7:35 am - 12:00 pm
KLM
2 Stops
20h 25m
CMH - IST
KLM
$670
KLM
3:15 am - 1:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
26h 15m
CMH - IST
Multiple Airlines
$775
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Columbus to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Columbus to Istanbul due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Columbus and Istanbul for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Columbus to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from Columbus to Istanbul include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from Columbus to Istanbul for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Columbus to Istanbul for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $767, but on average you can expect to pay $868.

Are there nonstop flights from Columbus to Istanbul for under $800 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Columbus to Istanbul, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Columbus to Istanbul for under $1,000?

There are currently 1+ open flights from Columbus to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

Is Columbus weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 86 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Istanbul is typically colder than in Columbus. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Columbus to Istanbul?

For as low as $907, KLM can have you in Istanbul from Columbus in 17h 50m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Columbus to Istanbul round-trip?

Air Canada, at $767, was found to be the cheapest airline from Columbus to Istanbul.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Lufthansa and KLM. Users have found that Air Canada is 34% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Columbus to Istanbul one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $504 on Lufthansa. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include KLM from $560 and Qatar Airways from $893 one-way.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Columbus to Istanbul
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺7.84
Average temperature for December in Istanbul
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Istanbul
4.0 ″

Airports servicing Columbus

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 5 airlines from Columbus to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Columbus to Istanbul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
$466 $991 No change fee 76%
Air Canada
$693 $1,039 No cancel fee 67%
British Airways
$782 $1,092 No cancel fee 70%
United Airlines
$793 $1,098 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$970 $1,276 No cancel fee N/A
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