Cheap flights from San Francisco to Istanbul

Choose between Pegasus, United Airlines, or TAP Portugal to find the best price

Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA-Salesforce Plaza, or San Francisco Train Station when they travel from San Francisco to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, or Istanbul Büyük Otogari. The distance between San Francisco and Istanbul is 10777 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pegasus, United Airlines, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. San Francisco and Istanbul have 205 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Istanbul, and Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia).

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Number of flights23532843-3226

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Turkish Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to Istanbul

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesUnknownNo
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Francisco to Istanbul?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and Istanbul takes around 13 hours.

What is the flight distance between San Francisco and Istanbul?

The flight distance between San Francisco and Istanbul is 10777 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Francisco and Istanbul?

Several carriers operate flights between San Francisco and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, George Bush Intercontinental, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Seattle–Tacoma International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, O Hare International, San Diego International, Salt Lake City International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Antalya, Berlin Brandenburg, Frankfurt International Airport, Vienna International Airport, Zürich Airport, Dalaman, Stuttgart, London Stansted, Munich, Brussels South Charleroi, Tbilisi International.

What airports are near San Francisco?

The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.

What airports are near Istanbul?

The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir.

What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?

A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.

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