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The best prices from Houston to Istanbul are usually found in February or March, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to Istanbul (IST)

IAH - TR5
Price
$838 - $1,137
TR5
Temperature
48.2 - 84.2 °F
TR5
Rainfall
1 - 4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$838

From Houston to Istanbul

One-way from

$322

One-way flight from Houston 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 Houston to Istanbul?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Houston to Istanbul. 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 Houston to Istanbul?

To save on the cost of your flight from Houston to Istanbul, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $917 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,038.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Istanbul from Houston. Prices for February average $866 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $625. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 17% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Istanbul (IAH - TR5)?

When flying from Houston to Istanbul, 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 29% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Houston to Istanbul in November, December 2020

The best prices found for IAH to IST flights for November, December
4 Dec - 16 Dec
$592pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$625pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
27 Nov - 9 Dec
$626pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Houston found for next year
4 Dec - 16 Dec
$592pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$625pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
27 Nov - 9 Dec
$626pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from Houston

Save time with Houston to Istanbul direct flight deals
4 May - 20 May
$947pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
27 Dec - 21 Jan
$972pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
14 Jan - 28 Jan
$979pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Houston, departing today and this week
4 Dec - 16 Dec
$592pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$625pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$647pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Istanbul
2:18 am - 1:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
50h 27m
IAH - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$322
Kiwi.com
1:45 am - 12:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
49h 35m
IAH - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$324
Kiwi.com
2:18 am - 2:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
50h 52m
IAH - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$330
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, and British Airways 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 Houston to Istanbul for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Istanbul for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $567, but on average you can expect to pay $650.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Istanbul under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Istanbul is less than $1,006.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Istanbul for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $600.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 86 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in Istanbul is typically colder than in Houston. 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 Houston to Istanbul?

There are many flights that can get you from Houston to Istanbul in 17h 05m. Fly via Lufthansa to get the fastest option.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to Istanbul
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺7.78
Average temperature for November in Istanbul
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Istanbul
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 9 airlines from Houston to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston 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
United Airlines
$647 $810 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$484 $849 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$478 $866 No change fee 75%
Air Canada
$657 $897 No cancel fee 67%
Lufthansa
$683 $1,002 No change fee 76%
Air France
$760 $1,062 No change fee 77%
British Airways
$830 $1,110 No cancel fee 70%
Turkish Airlines
$801 $1,129 No cancel fee 77%
Qatar Airways
$1,002 $1,160 No cancel fee 68%

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