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Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul, Turkey Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:16 -04:00

San Francisco to Istanbul Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:16 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Istanbul. KLM & Air France frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Istanbul flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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Air France
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Air France
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Alitalia
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Air Canada
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United
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United
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Lufthansa
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Turkish
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Turkish
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Swiss
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American
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American
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British Airways
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Etihad
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Royal Jordanian
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Asiana
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Korean
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Air China
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Air Berlin
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SAS
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How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Istanbul?

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 $782.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Francisco to Istanbul?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Istanbul.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,253 $851
7-14 days $1,154 $801
14-21 days $1,110 $801
21-30 days $1,088 $801
30-60 days $874 $736
60-90 days $1,088 $739
90+ days $874 $736

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Istanbul

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Istanbul is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$739 $786 $736 $789 $806 $841 $773

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Istanbul by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to Istanbul flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Istanbul Air Canada 9/30/16 10/9/16 1 $911
October San Francisco Istanbul Air France 10/31/16 11/16/16 2 $743
November San Francisco Istanbul KLM 11/9/16 11/16/16 1 $736
December San Francisco Istanbul Air France 12/26/16 1/11/17 1 $739
January San Francisco Istanbul KLM 1/10/17 1/24/17 1 $736
February San Francisco Istanbul Air France 2/1/17 2/15/17 1 $739
March San Francisco Istanbul Air France 3/20/17 3/28/17 1 $744
April San Francisco Istanbul Air Canada 4/1/17 4/15/17 1 $880

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Istanbul. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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30 31 1 2 3 4 5
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $861.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Istanbul is $1,149.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:10 18:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Istanbul is $852.

San Francisco to Istanbul Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Istanbul?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Istanbul flight time is 12 hours and 56 minutes.
Question: How far is Istanbul from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Istanbul is 6,706 miles (10,792 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from San Francisco to Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Istanbul?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Istanbul Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 3:16 -04:00Number of routes searched: 33Number of itineraries searched: 104,890

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Istanbul? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Istanbul. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Francisco to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Turkish -
Air Berlin DUS
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
British Airways LHR
EVA Air TPE
Air China PEK
Air China PVG
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Swiss ZRH
All Nippon KIX
All Nippon NRT
Asiana ICN
SAS CPH
Singapore SIN

San Francisco to Istanbul Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Istanbul. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $111
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $227

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to London Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air $500
Flights from San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic, WOW air $742
Flights from San Francisco to Athens American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United $733
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Asiana, Brussels, Singapore, Tap Portugal, United, WOW air $814
Flights from San Francisco to Rome American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United $748
Flights from San Francisco to Bucharest American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Air Europa $685
Flights from San Francisco to Sofia American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Austrian, Qatar, Turkish, United $747
Flights from San Francisco to Ankara Air Canada, Lufthansa, Asiana, Qatar, Turkish, United $1,027
Flights from San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $506
Flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam American, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Copa, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, WOW air $749
Flights from San Francisco to Tel Aviv - Yafo American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, El Al, Brussels, Turkish, United, Air Europa $859
Flights from San Francisco to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Brussels, Singapore, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa $644
Flights from San Francisco to Varna Lufthansa, Austrian, Turkish Check Dates
Flights from San Francisco to Izmir Air Canada, Aer Lingus, Lufthansa, Asiana, Turkish, United $1,093
Flights from San Francisco to Barcelona American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Icelandair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Air Europa $800
Flights from San Francisco to Milan American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United $751
Flights from San Francisco to Moscow Air Berlin, Air France, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, Austrian, Brussels, Singapore, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa $669
Flights from San Francisco to Bangkok American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Brussels, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam $478
Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $449
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