Cheap flights from Detroit (DTT) to Istanbul (IST)

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The best prices from Detroit to Istanbul are usually found in March or February, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTT) to Istanbul (IST)

DTT - TR5
Price
$788 - $1,227
TR5
Temperature
48.2 - 84.2 °F
TR5
Rainfall
1 - 4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$788

From Detroit to Istanbul

One-way from

$446

One-way flight from Detroit 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 Detroit to Istanbul?

Flights from Detroit 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 Detroit to Istanbul?

To save on the cost of your flight from Detroit to Istanbul, book at least 57 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,166 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,179.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Istanbul from Detroit average $1,182. You can even find prices in March for less than $1,182, as users have found deals to Istanbul from as low as $765. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Istanbul from Detroit. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 9%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit to Istanbul (DTT - TR5)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 14% on flights from Detroit to Istanbul by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Istanbul in February, March 2021

7 Mar - 9 May
$791pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
2 Mar - 6 Mar
$836pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
1 Mar - 13 Mar
$843pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

9 May - 23 May
$780pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
9 May - 19 May
$781pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
9 May - 18 May
$785pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to Istanbul

7 Mar - 9 May
$791pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
2 Mar - 6 Mar
$836pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
2 Mar - 8 Mar
$875pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Istanbul from Detroit

7:56 am - 2:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
22h 14m
DTW - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$446
Kiwi.com
2:04 am - 4:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 26m
DTW - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$513
Kiwi.com
4:45 pm - 9:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
45h 25m
DTW - IST
Multiple Airlines
$551
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Detroit 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 Detroit 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 Detroit to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Detroit to Istanbul are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Lufthansa, KLM, and Delta flying from Detroit to Istanbul have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit to Istanbul for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $780, but on average you can expect to pay $838.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Detroit 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 Detroit to Istanbul for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Detroit to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $800.

Is Detroit weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Temperatures around the 84 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Istanbul is the same as in Detroit. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Detroit to Istanbul?

A quick flight from Detroit to Istanbul can take about 13h 39m. Turkish Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $994.

Destination information for Istanbul

Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺7.15
Average temperature for February in Istanbul
48.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Istanbul
2.8 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 9 airlines flying from Detroit to Istanbul

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Royal Jordanian
$467 $694 No cancel fee 61%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Royal Jordanian. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Austrian Airlines
$648 $841 No cancel fee 78%
Lufthansa
$659 $1,015 No cancel fee 76%
United Airlines
$508 $1,023 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$582 $1,024 No cancel fee 67%
KLM
$686 $1,083 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$691 $1,140 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$681 $1,189 No cancel fee N/A
Turkish Airlines
$839 $1,234 No cancel fee 77%
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