Cheap flights from Houston (HOU) to Istanbul (IST)

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

All the information you need to plan the best HOU to IST flight in 2021: compare Houston to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
HO1 - TR5
Price
$838 - $1,111
TR5
Temperature
41 - 73.4 °F
TR5
Precipitation
0.4 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$838

From Houston to Istanbul

One-way from

$286

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 month to fly from Houston to Istanbul?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Istanbul. Flights to Istanbul from Houston in November are about $956 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $699.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Istanbul (HO1 - TR5)?

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

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

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 60 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 Houston to Istanbul within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,012.

Cheap flights from Houston to Istanbul in December, January 2022

The best prices found for HOU to IST flights for December, January
28 Jan - 11 Feb
$650pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
21 Jan - 4 Feb
$657pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
24 Jan - 7 Feb
$660pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Houston found for this year
13 Dec - 18 Jan
$855pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
28 Dec - 17 Jan
$875pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 Dec - 24 Jan
$885pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from Houston

Save time with Houston to Istanbul direct flight deals
30 Jan - 1 Mar
$979pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
25 Jan - 8 Feb
$990pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
5 Apr - 19 Apr
$1,017pp
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
13 Dec - 18 Jan
$855pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 Dec - 24 Jan
$885pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
14 Dec - 31 Jan
$886pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Istanbul
9:37 am - 4:25 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 48m
IAH - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$380
Kiwi.com
3:09 pm - 12:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
59h 51m
IAH - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$430
Kissandfly.com
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
29h 30m
IAH - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$286
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Houston</span> to <span class="emphasized">Istanbul</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Houston to Istanbul

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Houston to Istanbul have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Turkish Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Houston to Istanbul for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Istanbul for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $650, but on average you can expect to pay $710.

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 $1,039.

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

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

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Houston to Istanbul round-trip from $830. British Airways is currently priced 13% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Istanbul?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Houston to Istanbul? While on average our users pay $947, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $475. The most popular route (Houston George Bush Intcntl - Istanbul), is priced around $814.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from Houston to Istanbul?

The most popular route from Houston to Istanbul is Houston George Bush Intcntl - Istanbul. You may also consider Houston Hobby - Istanbul or Houston Hobby - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from Houston?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Houston to Istanbul

Most visitors from Houston need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Houston from Istanbul?

Returning to Houston from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺13.64
Average temperature for December in Istanbul
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Istanbul
4.0 ″

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 9 airlines flying 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
$453 $1,094 No cancel fee 69%
KLM
$478 $851 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$484 $897 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$657 $1,147 No cancel fee 67%
Lufthansa
$682 $1,021 No cancel fee 76%
Qatar Airways
$755 $1,160 No cancel fee 68%
Air France
$760 $1,062 No cancel fee 77%
Turkish Airlines
$769 $1,120 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$830 $1,085 No cancel fee 70%

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