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The best prices from Washington to Istanbul are usually found in March or February, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Istanbul (IST)

WAS - TR5
Price
$856 - $1,194
TR5
Temperature
48.2 - 84.2 °F
TR5
Rainfall
1 - 4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$856

From Washington to Istanbul

One-way from

$228

One-way flight from Washington 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 Washington to Istanbul?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Washington to Istanbul. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Istanbul.

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

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

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Istanbul (WAS - TR5)?

It’s optimal to fly from Washington to Istanbul in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Washington to Istanbul in November, December 2020

The best prices found for WAS to IST flights for November, December
28 Nov - 23 Dec
$527pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
28 Nov - 23 Dec
$537pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
24 Nov - 30 Nov
$544pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Washington found for next year
28 Nov - 23 Dec
$527pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
28 Nov - 23 Dec
$537pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
24 Nov - 30 Nov
$544pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Non-stop flights to Istanbul from Washington

Save time with Washington to Istanbul direct flight deals
5 Jan - 23 Feb
$890pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
5 Jan - 19 Jan
$894pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
31 Mar - 15 Apr
$929pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Washington, departing today and this week
4 Dec - 11 Dec
$591pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
3 Dec - 11 Dec
$603pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
3 Dec - 7 Dec
$605pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Istanbul
2:55 pm - 2:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
39h 50m
IAD - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$228
Kiwi.com
2:55 pm - 4:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
41h 35m
IAD - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$301
Kiwi.com
2:55 pm - 12:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
37h 25m
IAD - SAW
Multiple Airlines
$334
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Washington to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta and Alitalia are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Washington to Istanbul are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, and British Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Istanbul for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $430, but on average you can expect to pay $539.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to Istanbul under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Istanbul is less than $946.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to Istanbul for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $600.

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

Expect the weather to be around 90 °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 Washington.

How long is the flight from Washington to Istanbul?

Departing from Washington to Istanbul will take you 15h 37m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Washington to Istanbul
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺7.78
Average temperature for November in Istanbul
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Istanbul
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 10 airlines from Washington to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
$566 $815 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$686 $875 No cancel fee 67%
KLM
$478 $876 No change fee 75%
Austrian Airlines
$703 $899 No change fee 78%
Lufthansa
$613 $915 No change fee 76%
Delta
$517 $940 No cancel fee N/A
Aeroflot
$784 $952 N/A 79%
Air France
$765 $963 No change fee 77%
British Airways
$666 $965 No cancel fee 70%
Emirates
$962 $1,105 No cancel fee 75%

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