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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Istanbul (IST)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Istanbul?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 7% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 26% 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 17 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 to Istanbul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,198, or $1,681 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Istanbul (NYC - TR5)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from New York to Istanbul in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 20% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from New York to Istanbul in September, October 2020

The best prices found for NYC to IST flights for September, October
31 Oct - 9 Nov
$424pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
31 Oct - 12 Nov
$443pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
29 Oct - 17 Nov
$449pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

New York to Istanbul 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from New York found for this year
14 Nov - 6 Dec
$363pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$387pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
10 Dec - 21 Jan
$389pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from New York

Save time with New York to Istanbul direct flight deals
7 Mar - 15 Mar
$812pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
12 Jan - 20 Jan
$822pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
6 Dec - 21 Jan
$824pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from New York, departing today and this week
27 Sep - 24 Nov
$583pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EWR
Newark
29 Sep - 12 Oct
$593pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
2 Oct - 16 Oct
$596pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Istanbul from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Istanbul
6:40 pm - 1:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
34h 40m
EWR - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$141
Kiwi.com
6:40 pm - 1:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
34h 40m
EWR - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$165
Kiwi.com
5:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
36h 20m
JFK - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$169
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Istanbul flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 New York to Istanbul for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Istanbul for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $345, but on average you can expect to pay $402.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Istanbul for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Istanbul under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Istanbul is less than $840.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Istanbul for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $600.

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Expect the weather to be around 86 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Istanbul is generally colder than in New York.

How long is the flight from New York to Istanbul?

For as low as $759, Delta can have you in Istanbul from New York in 15h 56m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from New York to Istanbul
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺7.60
Average temperature for September in Istanbul
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Istanbul
1.7 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Hourly flight availability from New York to Istanbul

Evening 6 PM to midnight 75% of NYC to IST departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of NYC to IST departures
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