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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - CHI to IST Last modified: May 30, 2016 6:55 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Istanbul Last modified: May 30, 2016 6:55 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 5, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $916
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $916
Sep 6, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $916
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 18, 2016 $916
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $916
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $883
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $883
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $883
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $883
Sep 5, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $883
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $831

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Istanbul (CHI to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $932.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Istanbul (CHI to IST)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Istanbul based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Istanbul

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Istanbul should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $0
7-14 days $1,295 $1,138
14-21 days $1,295 $1,138
21-30 days $1,349 $1,145
30-60 days $1,233 $1,145
60-90 days $883 $890
90+ days $883 $776

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Istanbul

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Istanbul.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$936 $883 $939 $943 $890 $894 $1,033

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Istanbul

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Istanbul.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Chicago Istanbul United 6/8/16 6/15/16 1 $1,138
July Chicago Istanbul United 7/4/16 7/12/16 1 $1,145
August Chicago Istanbul Turkish 8/23/16 9/6/16 0 $883
September Chicago Istanbul United 9/13/16 9/26/16 1 $831
October Chicago Istanbul United 10/3/16 10/19/16 1 $846
November Chicago Istanbul United 11/8/16 11/22/16 1 $776
December Chicago Istanbul United 12/28/16 1/4/17 2 $800
January Chicago Istanbul United 1/1/17 1/12/17 1 $776

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Istanbul (CHI to IST)

Your Chicago to Istanbul flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Istanbul is $1,274.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Istanbul is $883.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Istanbul.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:30 21:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Istanbul (CHI to IST)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Istanbul. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Istanbul is $2,552.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Istanbul is $1,001.

Chicago to Istanbul Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Chicago to Istanbul flight time is 10 hours and 45 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Istanbul is 5474 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Chicago to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Istanbul?
Answer: Dubai, AE

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Istanbul (CHI to IST) Number of flights searched: 456Last modified: May 30, 2016 6:55 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Istanbul with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Istanbul.

Chicago to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Alitalia FCO X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
LOT WAW X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Royal Jordanian AMM X X X X X X X
Turkish - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Istanbul, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $177
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $786
Chicago to Athens Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $752
Chicago to Rome Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Pullmantur Air, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $875
Chicago to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $866
Chicago to Sofia Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $485
Chicago to Bucharest Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $812
Chicago to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $747
Chicago to Tel Aviv - Yafo American, Alaska, El Al, United $793
Chicago to Belgrade American, Air Serbia, United $840
Chicago to Amsterdam American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $874
Chicago to Skopje American, United $1,018
Chicago to Warsaw Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $755

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Istanbul American, Turkish, United $1,264
Milwaukee to Istanbul American, Atlasjet, Turkish, United $1,345
Madison to Istanbul American, Turkish, United $1,379
Grand Rapids to Istanbul American, Atlasjet, Turkish, United Check Dates
Appleton to Istanbul Turkish, United Check Dates
Ft Wayne to Istanbul American, Turkish, United Check Dates
Moline to Istanbul American, Atlasjet, Turkish, United Check Dates
South Bend to Istanbul Turkish, United Check Dates
Green Bay to Istanbul American, Atlasjet, Turkish, United Check Dates
Peoria to Istanbul American, Turkish, United $1,380
Kalamazoo to Istanbul American, Turkish, United $1,380
Lansing to Istanbul American, Turkish, United Check Dates
Bloomington - Normal to Istanbul American, United Check Dates
Champaign to Istanbul American, Turkish $1,361
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from $831 Round trip from CHI to IST