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Travelers usually depart from Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Downtown LA when they travel from Los Angeles to Istanbul. Book your trip to arrive at Istanbul Airport, Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or İstanbul - Harem. The distance between Los Angeles and Istanbul is 11014 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Lufthansa. Los Angeles and Istanbul have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Istanbul, consider visiting Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), Topkapi Palace, and Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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Most travelers from Los Angeles, LAX can enter Turkey, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate
  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for the United States
  • 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 is the flight distance between Los Angeles and Istanbul?
The flight distance between Los Angeles and Istanbul is 11014 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Los Angeles and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between Los Angeles and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and Paris, Guadalajara, Cancún, Mexico City, Las Vegas, Denver, New York, London, Atlanta, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Chicago, Cincinnati, Washington, D.C., Lisbon, Berlin, San José del Cabo, Madrid, Munich.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and New York, Antalya, İzmir, Boston, Chicago, Kayseri, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Bodrum, Ankara, Amman, Northern Cyprus, Washington, D.C., Dubai, Orlando, Miami, Beirut, Nevşehir, London, Dalaman.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Barbara Municipal, Santa Maria Public, Long Beach, Meadows Field.
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 Los Angeles?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Los Angeles, including Amtrak train.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Los Angeles and Istanbul?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Los Angeles and Istanbul thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Los Angeles 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?
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