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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 distance between New York and Istanbul is 8035 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pegasus, Norse Atlantic Airways, Turkish Airlines, TAP Portugal, and Ryanair. New York and Istanbul have 401 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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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
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Norse Atlantic AirwaysNBTN0YesOpens 24 days before flight
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Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
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RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Turkey COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Turkey – 02/2023
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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
  • 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

How long does it take to travel from New York to Istanbul?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and Istanbul takes around 9.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between New York and Istanbul?
The flight distance between New York and Istanbul is 8035 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and Istanbul?
Several carriers operate flights between New York and Istanbul. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and London, Paris, Barcelona, Miami, Mexico City, Orlando, Atlanta, Berlin, Athens, Rome, Tel Aviv, Las Vegas, Dublin, Amsterdam, Fort Lauderdale, Lisbon, Vienna, Prague, Madrid, Los Angeles.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Los Angeles, Antalya, İzmir, Boston, Chicago, Kayseri, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Bodrum, Ankara, Amman, Northern Cyprus, Washington, D.C., Dubai, Orlando, Miami, Beirut, Nevşehir, London, Dalaman.
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 Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir, Anadolu.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between New York and Istanbul?
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