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Travelers usually depart from John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or Newark Penn Station when they travel from New York to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or Istanbul - Dudullu. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Lufthansa, United Airlines, and Norse Atlantic Airways. New York and Istanbul have 394 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), Topkapi Palace, and Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

Check-in for a flight from New York to Istanbul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Norse Atlantic AirwaysNBTN0YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

Turkey COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Turkey – 12/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from New York, JFK can enter Türkiye, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Health pass may be required for public activity
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Turkey in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Dublin, Manchester, Athens, Edinburgh, Orlando, Glasgow, Miami, Tallinn, Birmingham, Las Vegas, Thessaloniki, Toronto, Atlanta, Cancún, Paris, Vilnius, Newcastle upon Tyne, Los Angeles, Barcelona.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and London, Manchester, Toronto, Birmingham, Dublin, Montreal, Edinburgh, Vancouver, Bristol, Glasgow, Newcastle upon Tyne, Antalya, Athens, Reykjavik, Northern Cyprus, Amman, Calgary, Dalaman, Tallinn, Dubai.
Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by John F. Kennedy International. But there are other airports nearby, including Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is John F. Kennedy International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, Rhode Island T. F. Green Int'l Airport, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Harrisburg International, Albany International, Westchester County, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International.
What airports are near Istanbul?
The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Yenişehir, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
What buses and trains depart from New York?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between New York and Istanbul?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between New York and Istanbul thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between New York and Istanbul can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between New York and Istanbul?
Currently, you can fly between New York and Istanbul with Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Norse Atlantic Airways.
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