Cheap flights from Raleigh (RDU) to Istanbul (IST)

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

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to IST flight in 2021: compare Raleigh to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
RDU - TR5
Price
$900 - $1,388
TR5
Temperature
41 - 73.4 °F
TR5
Precipitation
0.4 - 3.9 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 Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul

One-way from

$860

One-way flight from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 month to fly from Raleigh to Istanbul?

November can be a great time to fly to Istanbul from Raleigh with a flight ticket averaging about $1,083. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as $733. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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

When flying from Raleigh 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 Raleigh to Istanbul?

To save on the cost of your flight from Raleigh to Istanbul, book at least 56 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 18% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,016 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,138.

Cheap flights from Raleigh to Istanbul in November, December 2021

The best prices found for RDU to IST flights for November, December
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$762pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$766pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$767pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Raleigh found for next year
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$762pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$766pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$767pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Raleigh, departing today and this week
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$762pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$767pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 Dec - 10 Dec
$876pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Istanbul from Raleigh

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh to Istanbul
5:25 am - 11:10 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
21h 45m
RDU - IST
Multiple Airlines
$860
Gotogate
1:05 pm - 11:10 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
14h 05m
RDU - IST
Multiple Airlines
$872
BudgetAir
2:30 pm - 7:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
22h 25m
RDU - IST
Multiple Airlines
$1,425
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Raleigh to Istanbul

What airport do you fly from for flights from Raleigh to Istanbul?

For a flight from Raleigh to Istanbul, you will be flying from Raleigh-Durham. Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU) is just 11.1 mi from the center of the city. Raleigh-Durham is the only Raleigh airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Istanbul per day. 8 airlines have flights to Istanbul from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham on a regular basis.

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 France 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 to Istanbul for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Istanbul for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $575, but on average you can expect to pay $646.

Are there last-minute flights available from Raleigh to Istanbul for under $800?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Raleigh to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Raleigh to Istanbul round-trip from $575. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Aeroflot, from $614, and Lufthansa, from $627. You may be able to fly from Raleigh to Istanbul for 46% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Raleigh to Istanbul?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Raleigh to Istanbul? While on average our users pay $1,602, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $740. The most popular route (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Istanbul), is priced around $599.

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

American Airlines, Air Canada and Air France are the most popular airlines when flying from Raleigh to Istanbul.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from Raleigh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul

Most visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh from Istanbul?

Returning to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Raleigh to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺11.97
Average temperature for November in Istanbul
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Istanbul
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Raleigh

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 7 airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul

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