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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - SFO to IST Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 1:41 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Istanbul Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 1:41 AM

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Turkish
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Alitalia
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United
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Air Canada
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KLM
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American
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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 $809.

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 $1,054 $898
7-14 days $849 $856
14-21 days $841 $791
21-30 days $849 $856
30-60 days $838 $761
60-90 days $838 $856
90+ days $849 $753

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
$788 $761 $798 $769 $856 $832 $856

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
August San Francisco Istanbul Air France 8/30/16 9/13/16 1 $920
September San Francisco Istanbul Turkish 9/26/16 10/2/16 2 $788
October San Francisco Istanbul Turkish 10/4/16 10/11/16 1 $761
November San Francisco Istanbul Alitalia 11/22/16 11/28/16 2 $798
December San Francisco Istanbul Turkish 12/2/16 12/6/16 2 $799
January San Francisco Istanbul Turkish 1/19/17 1/30/17 1 $753
February San Francisco Istanbul Turkish 2/16/17 2/27/17 2 $758
March San Francisco Istanbul United 3/18/17 3/25/17 1 $843

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$1,574
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
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11 12 13 14 15 16 17
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18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$879
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
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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 $1,953.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Istanbul is $838.

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

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.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Istanbul?
Answer: Abu Dhabi, AE

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Istanbul (SFO to IST) Number of flights searched: 550Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 1:41 AM

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

San Francisco 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
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
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
Turkish - X X X X X X X

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, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $282
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $167
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $125
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $199

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, AeroMexico, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Icelandair, Iberia, Latam Airlines Brasil, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, South African, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air $560
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, AeroMexico, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Icelandair, Iberia, Latam Airlines Brasil, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic, WOW air $733
San Francisco to Athens American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Air Serbia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United $729
San Francisco to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Royal Air Maroc, Avianca, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Icelandair, Iberia, Latam Airlines Brasil, JAL, Korean, KLM, Latam Airlines Group, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, South African, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Vietnam, WOW air $660
San Francisco to Rome American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, Air Serbia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, WOW air $740
San Francisco to Bucharest American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, Air Serbia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Air Europa $691
San Francisco to Sofia American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, Air Serbia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Austrian, Qatar, Turkish, United $750
San Francisco to Ankara Air Canada, Lufthansa, Asiana, Qatar, Turkish, United $981
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, 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, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Atlantic $589
San Francisco to Amsterdam American, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Copa, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Icelandair, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, WOW air $734
San Francisco to Tel Aviv - Yafo American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Ethiopian, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, El Al, Austrian, Royal Jordanian, Brussels, Turkish, United, Air Europa $728
San Francisco to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Icelandair, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, South African, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa $792
San Francisco to Varna Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Turkish $774
San Francisco to Izmir Air Canada, Aer Lingus, Lufthansa, Swiss, Asiana, Turkish, United $1,011
San Francisco to Barcelona American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Royal Air Maroc, Avianca, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Icelandair, Iberia, Latam Airlines Brasil, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, WOW air $790
San Francisco to Milan American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Icelandair, Iberia, Air Serbia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, WOW air $731
San Francisco to Moscow Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Royal Air Maroc, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Vietnam $660
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, Royal Jordanian, Brussels, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam $520
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $599

Cheap International Flights to Istanbul - IST

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Istanbul American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish, United $815
Oakland to Istanbul American, Air France, Alitalia, Delta, KLM, Qatar $1,008
San Jose to Istanbul American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, KLM, Lufthansa, All Nippon, Qatar, United $782
Reno to Istanbul American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar, United Check Dates
Fresno to Istanbul American, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, Lufthansa, United Check Dates
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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul, TR, Turkey, from $761 Round trip from SFO to IST