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Cheap Flights from Istanbul to San Francisco, CA, United States - IST to SFO

Popular flights from Istanbul to San Francisco

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 TRY1,600
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 TRY1,600
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 14, 2016 May 22, 2016 TRY1,674
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 TRY1,556
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 TRY1,556
Feb 24, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 TRY1,556
Feb 25, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 TRY1,556
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 TRY1,556

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Istanbul to San Francisco (IST to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Istanbul to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be TRY1,562.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Istanbul to San Francisco (IST to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Istanbul to San Francisco 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 Istanbul to San Francisco

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days TRY1,683 TRY1,568
7-14 days TRY1,688 TRY1,556
14-21 days TRY1,677 TRY1,559
21-30 days TRY1,683 TRY1,559
30-60 days TRY1,694 TRY1,559
60-90 days TRY1,677 TRY1,562
90+ days TRY1,674 TRY1,550

Cheapest Day To Fly from Istanbul to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
TRY1,562 TRY1,556 TRY1,556 TRY1,556 TRY1,562 TRY1,580 TRY1,574

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Istanbul to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Istanbul San Francisco United 2/23/16 3/3/16 1 TRY1,556
March Istanbul San Francisco United 3/1/16 3/10/16 1 TRY1,559
April Istanbul San Francisco United 4/5/16 4/9/16 1 TRY1,559
May Istanbul San Francisco United 5/20/16 5/21/16 1 TRY1,559
June Istanbul San Francisco United 6/6/16 6/12/16 1 TRY1,556
July Istanbul San Francisco United 7/1/16 7/15/16 2 TRY2,410
August Istanbul San Francisco American 8/25/16 9/13/16 1 TRY1,638
September Istanbul San Francisco United 9/22/16 10/10/16 1 TRY1,550

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Istanbul to San Francisco

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Istanbul to San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
TRY2,625
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
TRY2,625 TRY2,766
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
TRY2,766 TRY1,958
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
TRY1,958

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Istanbul to San Francisco (IST to SFO)

Your Istanbul to San Francisco 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 Istanbul to San Francisco is TRY2,011.

The average price for non-stop flights from Istanbul to San Francisco is TRY1,683.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Istanbul to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:55 12:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Istanbul to San Francisco (IST to SFO)

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 Istanbul to San Francisco. 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 Istanbul to San Francisco is TRY6,875.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to San Francisco is TRY1,618.

Istanbul to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Istanbul to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Istanbul to San Francisco flight time is 13 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Istanbul and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Istanbul to San Francisco is 10792 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Istanbul to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Istanbul to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Istanbul to San Francisco?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Istanbul and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Istanbul to San Francisco?
Answer: Dubai, AE

Airlines Flying from Istanbul to San Francisco (IST to SFO)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Istanbul to San Francisco 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 Istanbul to San Francisco.

Istanbul to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X
Air France CDG 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
Korean ICN X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA / MUC X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH 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 Istanbul and San Francisco, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap International Flights from Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Istanbul to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Turkish, United TRY2,035
Istanbul to San Jose American, Alaska, Turkish, United TRY1,727
Istanbul to Sacramento American, Alaska, Turkish, United TRY2,111
Istanbul to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY1,553
Istanbul to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Istanbul to London Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, WIZZ, SunExpress, Monarch TRY279
Istanbul to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY1,744
Istanbul to New York American, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY1,248
Istanbul to Monterey American, Turkish, United TRY2,366
Istanbul to Seattle American, Alaska, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY1,765
Istanbul to San Diego American, Alaska, Turkish, United TRY1,835
Istanbul to Reno American, Alaska, Turkish, United Check Dates
Istanbul to Paris Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, SunExpress TRY344
Istanbul to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Atlasjet, Pegasus, Turkish TRY617
Istanbul to Vancouver Air Canada, Turkish, Air Transat, WestJet TRY1,812
Istanbul to Amsterdam Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, transavia.com, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY303
Istanbul to Ontario American, Alaska, Turkish, United TRY1,594
Istanbul to Santa Ana American, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY2,058
Istanbul to Phoenix American, Turkish, United TRY1,788
Istanbul to Salt Lake City American, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY1,835
Istanbul to Frankfurt Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress TRY344
Istanbul to Bangkok Atlasjet, Pegasus, Bangkok, Thai, Turkish TRY2,481
Istanbul to Denver American, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY1,815
Istanbul to Moscow Onur Air, Atlasjet, Pegasus, S7, Aeroflot, Turkish, Ural, UTAir, SunExpress, NordStar TRY426
Istanbul to Medford American, Turkish, United Check Dates
Istanbul to Rome Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, SunExpress TRY329
Istanbul to Barcelona Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, SunExpress TRY364
Istanbul to Atlanta American, Atlasjet, Turkish, United TRY1,330
Istanbul to Toronto Air Canada, Atlasjet, Turkish, Air Transat, WestJet TRY1,313

Cheap International Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Varna to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Istanbul to San Francisco, CA, United States, from TRY530 Round trip from IST to SFO