Cheap flights from Seattle (SEA) to Istanbul (IST)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Seattle (SEA) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best SEA to IST flight in 2021: compare Seattle to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
SEA - TR5
Price
$880 - $1,350
TR5
Temperature
41 - 73.4 °F
TR5
Precipitation
0.4 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$880

From Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Istanbul

One-way from

$403

One-way flight from Seattle/Tacoma 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 Seattle to Istanbul (SEA - TR5)?

When flying from Seattle 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 Seattle to Istanbul?

Users have found that booking a flight from Seattle to Istanbul at least 58 days early can save you up to 34% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 58 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Seattle to Istanbul for as little as $1,205 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,364 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Seattle to Istanbul in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SEA to IST flights for December, January
16 Jan - 14 Feb
$575pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
16 Jan - 14 Feb
$577pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
18 Jan - 19 Feb
$587pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Seattle found for this year
30 Dec - 12 Jan
$639pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
12 Dec - 25 Dec
$643pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
13 Dec - 20 Dec
$648pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Last minute flights from Seattle to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Seattle, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 25 Dec
$643pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
13 Dec - 20 Dec
$648pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
15 Dec - 20 Jan
$658pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to Istanbul
1:05 pm - 5:35 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 30m
SEA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$586
Kiwi.com
4:10 am - 4:25 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
25h 15m
SEA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$403
Kiwi.com
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
41h 00m
SEA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$423
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Seattle to Istanbul

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

For a flight from Seattle to Istanbul, you will be flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl. Seattle/Tacoma Intl (SEA) is just 11.4 mi from the center of the city. Seattle/Tacoma Intl is the only Seattle airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Istanbul per day. 13 airlines have flights to Istanbul from Seattle/Tacoma Intl on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Istanbul have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Lufthansa, Delta, and British Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Lufthansa with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Seattle to Istanbul for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle 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 $598.

Are there last-minute flights available from Seattle to Istanbul for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Seattle to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

Air Canada, at $575, was found to be the cheapest airline from Seattle to Istanbul.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Lufthansa and United Airlines. Air Canada is currently priced 47% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Seattle to Istanbul?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $623. While the most popular route (Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Istanbul) can be booked for $590 on average our data indicates $1,522 when flying from Seattle to Istanbul.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from Seattle to Istanbul.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Istanbul

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma 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 Seattle/Tacoma 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 Seattle from Istanbul?

Returning to Seattle/Tacoma Intl from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Seattle to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺13.74
Average temperature for December in Istanbul
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Istanbul
4.0 ″

Airports servicing Seattle

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Seattle 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
Turkish Airlines
$200 $1,033 No cancel fee 77%
Air Canada
$590 $1,025 No cancel fee 67%
Condor
$643 $861 No cancel fee 76%
United Airlines
$663 $1,514 No cancel fee 69%
Lufthansa
$686 $1,107 No cancel fee 76%
British Airways
$761 $1,278 No cancel fee 70%
Air France
$772 $1,119 No cancel fee 77%
KLM
$773 $1,254 No cancel fee 75%
Austrian Airlines
$784 $987 No cancel fee 78%
Delta
$789 $1,259 No cancel fee N/A
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