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The best prices from Seattle to Istanbul are usually found in January or February, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

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

SEA - TR5
Price
$880 - $1,350
TR5
Temperature
48.2 - 84.2 °F
TR5
Rainfall
1 - 4 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 to Istanbul

One-way from

$337

One-way flight from Seattle 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 Seattle to Istanbul?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 24% on the overall cost on flights from Seattle to Istanbul.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Seattle to Istanbul, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $917 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,038.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Seattle to Istanbul?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Istanbul. Flights to Istanbul from Seattle in February are about $866 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $625.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Seattle to Istanbul (SEA - TR5)?

When flying from Seattle to Istanbul, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 7% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Seattle to Istanbul in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SEA to IST flights for November, December
20 Dec - 12 Jan
$680pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 10 Jan
$736pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 10 Jan
$751pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Seattle found for next year
20 Dec - 12 Jan
$680pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 10 Jan
$736pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 10 Jan
$751pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
10 Dec - 10 Jan
$736pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 10 Jan
$751pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
6 Dec - 21 May
$774pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to Istanbul
3:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
59h 40m
SEA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$337
Kiwi.com
3:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
34h 20m
SEA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$422
KAYAK
6:32 am - 1:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
44h 13m
SEA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$426
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Seattle to Istanbul flights.

Flight FAQs

From Seattle to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Istanbul. Policies will vary by airline.

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. Delta, British Airways, and Turkish Airlines 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 Seattle to Istanbul for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to Istanbul for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $634, but on average you can expect to pay $699.

Are there nonstop flights from Seattle to Istanbul for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Seattle 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 Seattle to Istanbul for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Seattle to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $800.

Is Seattle weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

With an average temperature of 84 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Istanbul are hotter than in Seattle.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Seattle to Istanbul
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺7.81
Average temperature for November in Istanbul
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Istanbul
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Seattle

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines from Seattle 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
Condor
$643 $861 N/A 76%
Austrian Airlines
$784 $987 No change fee 78%
Air Canada
$590 $1,025 No cancel fee 67%
Turkish Airlines
$200 $1,033 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$686 $1,107 No change fee 76%
Air France
$772 $1,119 No change fee 77%
KLM
$773 $1,254 No change fee 75%
Delta
$789 $1,259 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$761 $1,278 No cancel fee 70%
United Airlines
$663 $1,514 No cancel fee 69%
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