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Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Istanbul (IST)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Istanbul (IST)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Istanbul?

Monday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Istanbul?

Find a great deal and save up to 26% by booking at least 17 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 Los Angeles to Istanbul within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1198.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul in July, August 2020

The best prices found for LAX to IST flights for July, August
19 Jul - 28 Jul
$651pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Jul - 28 Jul
$655pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Jul - 26 Jul
$660pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Istanbul 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Los Angeles found for this year
12 Nov - 30 Nov
$610pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Sep - 4 Oct
$622pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Nov - 12 Dec
$628pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Istanbul direct flight deals
22 Jul - 29 Jul
$858pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Sep - 25 Nov
$859pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jul - 25 Aug
$860pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 29 Jun
$1333pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Jun - 30 Jun
$1341pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Jun - 5 Jul
$1366pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Istanbul from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul
12:05 pm - 9:45 am
Aeroflot
1 Stop
35h 40m
LAX - IST
Aeroflot
$394
Travelgenio
12:05 pm - 9:45 am
Aeroflot
1 Stop
35h 40m
LAX - IST
Aeroflot
$395
Travelgenio
12:05 pm - 9:45 am
Aeroflot
1 Stop
35h 40m
LAX - IST
Aeroflot
$567
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Istanbul flights.

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $610, but on average you can expect to pay $642.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Istanbul is less than $880.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Istanbul for under $1400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $1400.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Los Angeles to Istanbul was viewed by 316 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for United Air Lines Inc., as currently they have the cheapest options available from Los Angeles to Istanbul. On average you can find 303 flights for this flight path daily.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in Istanbul is typically colder than in Los Angeles. 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.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to Istanbul
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺6.86
Average temperature for July in Istanbul
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Istanbul
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Istanbul

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