Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to Istanbul (IST)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Illinois to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best null to IST flight in 2022: compare Illinois to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Illinois to Istanbul?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 18% 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 Illinois to Istanbul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,009, or $1,139 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Illinois to Istanbul (IL - IST)?

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

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Istanbul from Illinois average $979. You can even find prices in March for less than $979, as users have found deals to Istanbul from as low as $728. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Istanbul from Illinois. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 18%.

Cheap flights from Illinois to Istanbul in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Illinois to IST flights for May, June
27 May - 3 Jun
$800pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Jun - 15 Jun
$841pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$859pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Illinois to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Illinois found for this year
19 Nov - 26 Nov
$601pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
LOT
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Oct - 9 Oct
$604pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
LOT
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19 Nov - 26 Nov
$620pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
LOT
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from Illinois

Save time with Illinois to Istanbul direct flight deals
13 Sep - 27 Sep
$1,028pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
18 Sep - 27 Sep
$1,029pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 Sep - 27 Oct
$1,038pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Illinois to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Illinois, departing today and this week
4 Jun - 15 Jun
$841pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$859pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$872pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Istanbul
11:26 am - 3:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
43h 39m
STL - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$398
Kiwi.com
6:05 pm - 2:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
36h 15m
ORD - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$407
Kiwi.com
6:05 pm - 4:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
38h 50m
ORD - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$412
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Istanbul

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Illinois to Istanbul that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Turkish Airlines, Finnair, and Lufthansa. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Istanbul for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LOT for just $601, but on average you can expect to pay $678.

Are there nonstop flights from Illinois to Istanbul for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Illinois to Istanbul under $1,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Illinois to Istanbul is less than $1,074.

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

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

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Illinois to Istanbul.

What are the most reliable airlines from Illinois to Istanbul?

Consider Singapore Airlines (42%), Pakistan International Airlines (42%) or Turkish Airlines (38%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Illinois to Istanbul.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to Istanbul?

Most travelers choose Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen or Chicago Midway - Istanbul when deciding on the best route from Illinois to Istanbul.

What are the cheapest flights from Illinois to Istanbul?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $595. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul) can be booked for $758 on average our data indicates $1,997 when flying from Illinois to Istanbul.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Illinois to Istanbul

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois 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 Illinois from Istanbul?

Returning to Illinois from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Illinois.

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

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Departure points for flights from Illinois to Istanbul

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Illinois to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺16.04
Average temperature for May in Istanbul
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Istanbul
1.6 ″

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Illinois to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois 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
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $16 No cancel fee 66%

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

United Airlines
$476 $1,125 No cancel fee 69%
LOT
$487 $632 No cancel fee 81%
Air Canada
$488 $741 No cancel fee 67%
Delta
$541 $657 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$568 $826 No cancel fee 76%
Qatar Airways
$611 $845 No cancel fee 68%
Royal Jordanian
$650 $689 No cancel fee 61%
Austrian Airlines
$715 $821 No cancel fee 78%
British Airways
$800 $1,068 No cancel fee 70%
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