Flights from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Istanbul Airport Airport (IST)

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One-way from £1110.32

Flying to Istanbul Airport is very easy as there are 4 airliners who offer flights from San Francisco International including RwandAir, Pakistan International Airlines, IndiGo and Turkish Airlines. The flight time is approximately 13 Hours 28 Minutes.

The price of the flight is dependent on the time of the day you fly and the day of the week with weekends being normally a higher price. The cheapest flights available will generally be mid week or late in the evening, so if you are on a budget then these are the flight times you should consider. Alternatively, you could book well in advance and you flight could be up to 50% cheaper, especially with budget airliners. If it is possible, you should book your flights 2 or more months in advance as ticket prices will be substantially lower.

The time zone at Istanbul Airport is different from San Francisco International, so please be aware of this when making travel arrangements.

Below you will see all the airlines that fly from San Francisco International (SFO) to Istanbul Airport (IST) and the number of flights they operate each day.

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Turkish Airlines122122212:1518:35VIEW FLIGHTS
RwandAir122122112:1518:35VIEW FLIGHTS
Pakistan International Airlines122122112:1518:35VIEW FLIGHTS
IndiGo122122112:1518:35VIEW FLIGHTS

Flights from San Francisco International to Istanbul Airport are very limited. Only Turkish Airlines operate flights, of which there is only 1 per week. The time of the departure for this flight is 12:15

If you would like more information on this flight the please visit the website for Turkish Airlines at thy.com. You will be able to find the latest availability, prices and make your booking online.

Flight times for the route are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

Flights Time In WeekDays
DayFlight TimesFlights
Monday
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5080
Turkish AirlinesTK80
RwandAirWB1352
IndiGo6E4273
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Tuesday
13:15
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5290
Turkish AirlinesTK290
RwandAirWB1353
IndiGo6E4274
17:35
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5080
Turkish AirlinesTK80
RwandAirWB1352
IndiGo6E4273
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Wednesday
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5290
Turkish AirlinesTK290
RwandAirWB1353
IndiGo6E4274
17:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK80
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5080
RwandAirWB1352
IndiGo6E4273
VIEW FLIGHTS
Thursday
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5080
Turkish AirlinesTK80
RwandAirWB1352
IndiGo6E4273
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Friday
13:15
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5290
Turkish AirlinesTK290
RwandAirWB1353
IndiGo6E4274
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5080
Turkish AirlinesTK80
RwandAirWB1352
IndiGo6E4273
VIEW FLIGHTS
Saturday
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5290
Turkish AirlinesTK290
RwandAirWB1353
IndiGo6E4274
17:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK80
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5080
RwandAirWB1352
IndiGo6E4273
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Sunday
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5290
Turkish AirlinesTK290
RwandAirWB1353
IndiGo6E4274
17:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK80
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Whilst you will find a bureau de change at Istanbul Airport, we recommend you change some money before you depart if you don’t have the local currency. The exchange rates within any airport are not very favorable, so exchanging money before hand is a good idea.

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Flight Price FAQ - San Francisco (SFO) to Istanbul (IST)

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What is the cheapest direct flight one way from San Francisco SFO to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct flight one way from San Francisco SFO to Istanbul IST is £1110.32 ($1407 €1312.52)
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What is the cheapest direct return flight from San Francisco SFO to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct return flight from San Francisco SFO to Istanbul IST is £1478.06 ($1873 €1747.23)
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What is the cheapest flight one way from San Francisco SFO to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest flight one way from San Francisco SFO to Istanbul IST is £376.42 ($477 €444.97)
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What is the cheapest return flight from San Francisco SFO to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest return flight from San Francisco SFO to Istanbul IST is £643.94 ($816 €761.21)
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Flight Info FAQ - San Francisco (SFO) to Istanbul (IST)

Who flies from San Francisco to Istanbul?
The following airlines fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Istanbul (IST): IndiGo, Pakistan International Airlines, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines.
How far is the flight from San Francisco to Istanbul?
The flight from San Francisco to Istanbul is 10,765KM or 6,689 miles.
How long does the flight from San Francisco to Istanbul to take?
The flight from San Francisco to Istanbul takes 13 Hours 28 Minutes.

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