Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) to Istanbul (IST)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best JFK to IST flight in 2021: compare John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
JFK - TR5
Price
$727 - $996
TR5
Temperature
41 - 73.4 °F
TR5
Precipitation
0.4 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$727

From New York John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul

One-way from

$245

One-way flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul (JFK - TR5)?

When flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 51 days in advance to save up to 17% 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 51 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $917, or $1,038 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul?

February can be a great time to fly to Istanbul from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $866. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $625. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul in November, December 2021

The best prices found for JFK to IST flights for November, December
26 Nov - 8 Dec
$529pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Dec - 10 May
$555pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Dec - 12 Dec
$565pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from John F Kennedy Intl found for next year
26 Nov - 8 Dec
$529pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Dec - 10 May
$555pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Dec - 12 Dec
$565pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from John F Kennedy Intl

Save time with John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul direct flight deals
5 Jan - 19 Jan
$834pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
16 Jan - 26 Jan
$843pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Jan - 13 Jan
$848pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from John F Kennedy Intl, departing today and this week
29 Nov - 9 Dec
$613pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
29 Nov - 10 Dec
$631pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Dec - 10 Jan
$639pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from New York John F Kennedy Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul
6:00 pm - 11:25 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
34h 25m
JFK - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$245
Kiwi.com
6:00 pm - 3:35 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
37h 35m
JFK - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$265
Kiwi.com
6:00 pm - 10:50 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
33h 50m
JFK - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$266
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul

Which airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, and Lufthansa flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $498, but on average you can expect to pay $553.

Are there nonstop flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul is less than $867.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Wednesday, Friday.

How many flights depart from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul on average per day?

2 flight departures from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul?

There are many flights that can get you from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul in 16h 35m. Fly via Lufthansa to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 5015 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul round-trip from $548. Users have found that Lufthansa is 36% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul?

Consider American Airlines, Air France or Royal Air Maroc when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul consider choosing Turkish Airlines (66%), Avianca (63%) or Uzbekistan Airways (60%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul?

While on average a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Istanbul is generally $1,661, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $353. When looking at the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Istanbul), you can expect to pay $556 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from John F Kennedy Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul

Most visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl 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 John F Kennedy Intl from Istanbul?

Returning to New York John F Kennedy Intl from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York John F Kennedy Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering New York John F Kennedy Intl.

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Alternative routes for John F Kennedy Intl 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 John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺12.21
Average temperature for November in Istanbul
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Istanbul
3.4 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from John F Kennedy Intl 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
Ukraine International Airlines
$459 $739 No cancel fee 81%
British Airways
$480 $995 No cancel fee 70%
Lufthansa
$524 $806 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$530 $856 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$533 $789 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$533 $791 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$601 $799 No cancel fee 77%
Aeroflot
$606 $821 No cancel fee 79%
Royal Air Maroc
$633 $784 No cancel fee 75%
Qatar Airways
$737 $1,011 No cancel fee 68%

Hourly flight availability from John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul

See what time of day planes typically take off from John F Kennedy Intl towards Istanbul.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 62% of JFK to IST departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of JFK to IST departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of JFK to IST departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of JFK to IST departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from John F Kennedy Intl to Istanbul.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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