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Illinois to Istanbul (IST)

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Illinois to Istanbul at least 51 days early can save you up to 17% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 51 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Illinois to Istanbul for as little as $917 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,038 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Istanbul from Illinois. 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

Cheap flights from Illinois to Istanbul in November, December 2020

The best prices found for Illinois to IST flights for November, December
27 Dec - 8 Jan
$554pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 1 Jan
$588pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 25 Dec
$589pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Illinois to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Illinois found for next year
27 Dec - 8 Jan
$554pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 1 Jan
$588pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Dec - 25 Dec
$589pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from Illinois

Save time with Illinois to Istanbul direct flight deals
15 Dec - 31 Dec
$1,002pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 May - 13 May
$1,012pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Feb - 17 Feb
$1,015pp
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
29 Nov - 4 Dec
$657pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Nov - 21 May
$669pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Nov - 4 Feb
$671pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
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
1:20 pm - 12:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
38h 20m
ORD - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$252
Kiwi.com
1:20 pm - 2:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
40h 10m
ORD - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$282
Kiwi.com
1:20 pm - 12:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
38h 35m
ORD - IST
Multiple Airlines
$224
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Istanbul

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

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Illinois 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 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, United Airlines, and British Airways. 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 $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Istanbul for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $513, but on average you can expect to pay $557.

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 $1,034.

Are there last-minute flights available from Illinois to Istanbul for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

When booking a flight from Illinois to Istanbul, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to Istanbul?

When deciding which route to take from Illinois to Istanbul consider Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen or Chicago Midway - Istanbul as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest Flights from Illinois to Istanbul?

On average you can expect to pay $970 for a flight from Illinois to Istanbul. The cheapest flight overall is $595 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul) is currently priced at $637.

What are the most reliable airlines from Illinois to Istanbul?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Illinois to Istanbul on time: Uzbekistan Airways(79%), Singapore Airlines(79%), Turkish Airlines(78%.)

How long is the flight from Illinois to Istanbul?

There are many flights that can get you from Illinois to Istanbul in 15h. Fly via KLM to get the fastest option.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Illinois 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

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

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines 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
Austrian Airlines
$715 $821 No change fee 78%
Royal Jordanian
$599 $838 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.

Air Canada
$620 $885 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$629 $924 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$641 $953 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$640 $953 No change fee 75%
British Airways
$634 $979 No cancel fee 70%
LOT
$600 $1,012 No change fee 81%
Lufthansa
$639 $1,015 No change fee 76%
Turkish Airlines
$787 $1,145 No cancel fee 77%
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