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How to find the cheapest flight from
USA to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best null to IST flight in 2021: compare USA to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
When is the cheapest time to fly from USA to Istanbul (US - TR5)?

When flying from USA 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 USA to Istanbul?

To save up to 15% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 57 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from USA to Istanbul from $1,166 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,179 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from USA to Istanbul lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from USA to Istanbul in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $765.

Cheap flights from USA to Istanbul in December, January 2022

The best prices found for USA to IST flights for December, January
24 Jan - 4 Feb
$485pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
24 Jan - 4 Feb
$496pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
20 Jan - 29 Jan
$499pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

USA to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from USA found for this year
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$609pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$610pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$612pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from USA

Save time with USA to Istanbul direct flight deals
19 Jan - 2 Feb
$834pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Feb - 21 Feb
$840pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
16 Jan - 26 Jan
$843pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from USA to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from USA, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$609pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$610pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$612pp
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 United States

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to Istanbul
12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 15m
EWR - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$253
Kiwi.com
6:40 pm - 3:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
36h 20m
EWR - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$266
Kiwi.com
12:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 15m
EWR - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$277
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">USA</span> to <span class="emphasized">Istanbul</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From USA to Istanbul

Which airlines flying from United States to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, and Aeroflot flying from United States to Istanbul have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from USA to Istanbul for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to Istanbul for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $483, but on average you can expect to pay $511.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to Istanbul under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to Istanbul is less than $867.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from USA to Istanbul?

While on average a flight from USA to Istanbul is generally $1,791, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $392. When looking at the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Istanbul), you can expect to pay $572 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from USA to Istanbul?

When deciding which route to take from USA to Istanbul consider New York John F Kennedy Intl - Istanbul, Chicago O'Hare Intl - Istanbul or Los Angeles - Istanbul as they are the most popular.

What are the most reliable airlines from USA to Istanbul?

Consider Turkish Airlines (30%), Pakistan International Airlines (22%) or Air New Zealand (22%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from USA to Istanbul.

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

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

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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from USA to Istanbul

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from USA 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 USA 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 USA from Istanbul?

Returning to USA 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 USA.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering USA.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from USA to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺13.32
Average temperature for December in Istanbul
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Istanbul
4.0 ″

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines flying from USA to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA 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
British Airways
$361 $1,135 No cancel fee 70%
Ukraine International Airlines
$459 $739 No cancel fee 81%
LOT
$475 $958 No cancel fee 81%
Air Canada
$475 $949 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$489 $900 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$504 $931 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$524 $999 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$530 $1,001 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$576 $945 No cancel fee 77%
Aeroflot
$606 $876 No cancel fee 79%
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