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Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU) to Istanbul (IST)

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The best prices from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul are usually found in November or January, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU) to Istanbul (IST)

RDU - TR5
Price
$900 - $1,388
TR5
Temperature
48.2 - 84.2 °F
TR5
Rainfall
1 - 4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$900

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul

One-way from

$480

One-way flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 18%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul?

Flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $625.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul (RDU - TR5)?

When flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 10% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul in November, December 2020

The best prices found for RDU to IST flights for November, December
3 Dec - 9 Dec
$827pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$840pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$852pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Raleigh-Durham Intl found for next year
3 Dec - 9 Dec
$827pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
11 Dec - 13 Dec
$840pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$852pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Raleigh-Durham Intl, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 9 Dec
$827pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
3 Dec - 23 Dec
$852pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
3 Dec - 8 Dec
$1,067pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Istanbul from Raleigh-Durham Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul
11:51 am - 12:00 pm
KLM
2 Stops
16h 09m
RDU - IST
KLM
$480
KLM
1:30 am - 6:20 pm
United Airlines
3 Stops
32h 50m
RDU - IST
United Airlines
$542
United
11:56 am - 12:25 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
16h 29m
RDU - IST
Turkish Airlines
$907
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul flights.

Flight FAQs

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. New policies for travelers booking flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, Turkish Airlines, and Air Canada are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $686, but on average you can expect to pay $794.

Are there nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul for under $900?

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

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Expect the weather to be around 91 °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 Raleigh-Durham Intl.

How long is the flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul?

A quick flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul can take about 13h 10m. Turkish Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $989. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul round-trip?

According to our current data, Air Canada ($734), KLM ($821), and Major Airline ($838) offers the cheapest pricing from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul. You may be able to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul for 32% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with KLM, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $480. United Airlines flights start at $542 while deals on Turkish Airlines start at $907 one-way.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺7.90
Average temperature for November in Istanbul
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Istanbul
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 7 airlines from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh-Durham 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
United Airlines
$562 $864 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$457 $923 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$509 $1,001 No cancel fee 67%
Air France
$796 $1,071 No change fee 77%
Lufthansa
$856 $1,211 No change fee 76%
Turkish Airlines
$963 $1,378 No cancel fee 77%
American Airlines
$944 $1,534 No cancel fee 71%
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