Flights
Hotels
From
To
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Flights
Hotels
Round-trip
One-way
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.

Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - LAX to IST Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:21 AM

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:21 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 28, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $1,254
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $6,199
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $5,410
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 20, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 $927
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 24, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $779

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Los Angeles to Istanbul (LAX to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $982.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to Istanbul (LAX to IST)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Istanbul

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,561 $1,284
7-14 days $1,607 $1,244
14-21 days $1,637 $1,251
21-30 days $1,792 $1,251
30-60 days $1,392 $1,203
60-90 days $987 $947
90+ days $974 $765

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to Istanbul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$979 $1,004 $1,027 $895 $1,086 $1,027 $850

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to Istanbul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Los Angeles Istanbul United 5/31/16 6/9/16 1 $1,553
June Los Angeles Istanbul United 6/8/16 6/15/16 1 $1,244
July Los Angeles Istanbul Turkish 7/5/16 7/13/16 1 $1,203
August Los Angeles Istanbul United 8/28/16 9/6/16 2 $850
September Los Angeles Istanbul United 9/24/16 10/5/16 1 $779
October Los Angeles Istanbul United 10/11/16 10/19/16 1 $775
November Los Angeles Istanbul United 11/19/16 11/27/16 2 $751
December Los Angeles Istanbul United 12/6/16 12/21/16 1 $859

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Los Angeles to Istanbul

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 Los Angeles to Istanbul.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,973
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$1,973
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,880
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$1,880

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul (LAX to IST)

Your Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Istanbul is $1,117.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul is $987.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Los Angeles to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:10 18:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul (LAX 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Istanbul is $3,025.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul is $1,066.

Los Angeles to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Los Angeles to Istanbul?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Istanbul flight time is 12 hours and 50 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Los Angeles and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Istanbul is 6853 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to Istanbul?
Answer: Dubai, AE

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to Istanbul (LAX to IST) Number of flights searched: 527Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:21 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Istanbul.

Los Angeles 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
Korean ICN X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC / FRA X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Aeroflot SVO X X X X X X X
Saudi Arabian JED 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $297
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $205
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $71
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $188
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117

Cheap International Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $616
Los Angeles to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Air New Zealand, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, City Jet, Great Lakes $750
Los Angeles to Athens Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $730
Los Angeles to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, Malaysia, All Nippon, Singapore, United, Virgin America, Island Air $622
Los Angeles to Rome American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Pullmantur Air, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $726
Los Angeles to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $772
Los Angeles to Bucharest Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Pullmantur Air, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $763
Los Angeles 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, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $699
Los Angeles to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $746
Los Angeles to Tel Aviv - Yafo American, Alaska, El Al, United $836
Los Angeles to Moscow American, Alaska, JetBlue, S7, Aeroflot, United, UTAir $598
Los Angeles 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 $854
Los Angeles to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $618
Los Angeles to Barcelona American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Pullmantur Air, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $684
Los Angeles to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $679
Los Angeles to Ankara American, Turkish, United, SunExpress $1,149

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Istanbul American, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United $705
Long Beach to Istanbul American, Atlasjet, Turkish, United $919
Santa Ana to Istanbul American, Alaska, Atlasjet, Turkish, United $1,101
Ontario to Istanbul American, Atlasjet, Turkish, United $1,315
Burbank to Istanbul American, Alaska, Atlasjet, Turkish, United $1,003
Tijuana to Istanbul AeroMexico, Turkish $2,563
Santa Barbara to Istanbul American, Turkish, United $1,503
San Luis Obispo to Istanbul American, Turkish, United Check Dates
Palm Springs to Istanbul American, Turkish, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from $779 Round trip from LAX to IST