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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - SFO to IST Last modified: Jul 1, 2016 1:46 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Istanbul Last modified: Jul 1, 2016 1:46 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.

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Sat 10/1
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Mon 10/10
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American
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Tue 10/25
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Thu 11/10
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$977
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Turkish
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Mon 8/22
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Thu 9/1
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$987
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$987
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Tue 8/23
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Thu 9/1
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Istanbul (SFO to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $758.

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

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,880 $1,297
7-14 days $1,710 $989
14-21 days $1,710 $1,147
21-30 days $1,652 $1,146
30-60 days $987 $677
60-90 days $987 $485
90+ days $987 $426

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Istanbul

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$485 $936 $666 $552 $781 $970 $913

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Istanbul

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July San Francisco Istanbul United 7/12/16 7/20/16 1 $989
August San Francisco Istanbul United 8/3/16 8/12/16 1 $677
September San Francisco Istanbul United 9/26/16 10/5/16 1 $485
October San Francisco Istanbul United 10/1/16 10/10/16 1 $426
November San Francisco Istanbul United 11/15/16 12/1/16 1 $472
December San Francisco Istanbul United 12/4/16 12/13/16 1 $855
January San Francisco Istanbul United 1/10/17 1/19/17 1 $442
February San Francisco Istanbul United 2/8/17 2/16/17 1 $426

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

Your San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Istanbul is $980.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Istanbul is $987.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:10 18:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul (SFO 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Istanbul is $1,545.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Istanbul is $963.

San Francisco to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Istanbul?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Istanbul flight time is 13 hours and 5 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Istanbul is 6706 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from San Francisco to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Istanbul.

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco 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 San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $291
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $217
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $111
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $222

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to London 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, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $647
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight, Aigle Azur $638
San Francisco to Athens Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $637
San Francisco 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, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $672
San Francisco to Rome 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, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $631
San Francisco to Bucharest Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $706
San Francisco to Sofia Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $652
San Francisco to Ankara American, Turkish, United $1,754
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $696
San Francisco 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, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $606
San Francisco to Tel Aviv - Yafo American, Alaska, El Al, United $1,068
San Francisco to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America $659
San Francisco to Varna American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,526
San Francisco to Izmir American, Atlasjet, Turkish, United $1,007
San Francisco to Barcelona Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Spirit, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $585
San Francisco to Milan Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $622
San Francisco to Moscow American, Alaska, S7, Aeroflot, United, UTAir $787
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $648
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $812

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Istanbul American, Alaska, Atlasjet, Turkish, United $676
Oakland to Istanbul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United $937
San Jose to Istanbul American, Alaska, Atlasjet, Turkish, United $711
Reno to Istanbul American, Alaska, Turkish, United $1,040
Fresno to Istanbul American, Alaska, Atlasjet, Turkish, United Check Dates
Santa Rosa to Istanbul American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Monterey to Istanbul American, Turkish, United $2,043
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from $426 Round trip from SFO to IST