Flights from Chicago to Istanbul

Selected fares from Chicago to Istanbul

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI IST Tue, Apr 28 - Wed, May 20 $774
CHI IST Tue, May 12 - Thu, May 28 $810
CHI IST Tue, Nov 17 - Sat, Nov 28 $825
CHI IST Tue, Nov 10 - Tue, Nov 17 $827
CHI IST Mon, Apr 20 - Mon, Apr 27 $850
CHI IST Tue, May 12 - Thu, May 28 $1,046
CHI IST Tue, Nov 10 - Tue, Nov 17 $1,409
CHI IST Fri, Apr 17 - Sat, May 16 $2,531
CHI IST Tue, Nov 10 - Tue, Nov 17 $3,511
CHI IST Tue, Nov 10 - Tue, Nov 17 $3,944

Chicago and Istanbul airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US

map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 5 Turkish Airlines
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Airports in Istanbul , TR

map of airports in Istanbul
  • 1

    Ataturk airport (IST)

    Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CHI to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Turkish Airlines
  • 2

    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)

    Distance from City Center: 19 miles

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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Chicago to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 16 Chicago (ORD) Istanbul (IST) Air Canada $847
Earn $8.47
Return Mon, Apr 20 Istanbul (IST) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Chicago to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 17 Chicago (ORD) Istanbul (IST) Air Canada $774
Earn $7.74
Return Mon, May 11 Istanbul (IST) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada

Best one-week trip in April from Chicago to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Apr 13 Chicago (ORD) Istanbul (IST) Air Canada $824
Earn $8.24
Return Mon, Apr 20 Istanbul (IST) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Chicago to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 8 Chicago (ORD) Istanbul (IST) Air Canada $863
Earn $8.63
Return Mon, May 11 Istanbul (IST) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Chicago to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, May 11 Chicago (ORD) Istanbul (IST) Lufthansa $810
Earn $8.10
Return Thu, May 21 Istanbul (IST) Chicago (ORD) Lufthansa

Best one-week trip in May from Chicago to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 8 Chicago (ORD) Istanbul (IST) Air Canada $854
Earn $8.54
Return Fri, May 15 Istanbul (IST) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada
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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Chicago to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jun 1 Chicago (ORD) Istanbul (IST) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines $896
Earn $8.96
Return Thu, Jul 2 Istanbul (IST) Chicago (ORD) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from Chicago to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 9 Chicago (ORD) Istanbul (IST) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines $968
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Return Tue, Jun 16 Istanbul (IST) Chicago (ORD) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
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Flights from Chicago to Istanbul

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Istanbul Area Airports

Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.

Getting to the Airport

From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.

Vacationing in Istanbul

Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to Istanbul

    • 1 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Istanbul today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 10h 50m.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 6 (10:15 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Istanbul.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 6 (10:15 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Istanbul.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 6, Airbus Industrie A330) takes 10h 50m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 6, Airbus Industrie A330) takes 10h 50m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to Istanbul on Wed, Apr 1, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/Turkish Airlines AA198/TK2 ORD 12:35 PM IST 11:40 AM 738/77W 15hr 5min
US Airways/Turkish Airlines US198/TK2 ORD 12:35 PM IST 11:40 AM 738/77W 15hr 5min
Lufthansa/Lufthansa LH431/LH1298 ORD 3:55 PM IST 1:00 PM 74H/321 13hr 5min
United Airlines/Lufthansa UA8837/LH1298 ORD 3:55 PM IST 1:00 PM 74H/321 13hr 5min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA8837/UA9034 ORD 3:55 PM IST 1:00 PM 74H/321 13hr 5min
Finnair/Alitalia AY5804/AZ704 ORD 4:45 PM IST 1:40 PM 763/320 12hr 55min
US Airways/Alitalia US110/AZ704 ORD 4:45 PM IST 1:40 PM 763/320 12hr 55min
Finnair/Air France AY5776/AF1590 ORD 3:10 PM IST 2:20 PM 763/319 15hr 10min
British Airways/Air France BA1533/AF1590 ORD 3:10 PM IST 2:20 PM 763/319 15hr 10min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL8505/DL8708 ORD 5:20 PM IST 2:20 PM 332/319 13hr 0min
Iberia/Air France IB4118/AF1590 ORD 3:10 PM IST 2:20 PM 763/319 15hr 10min
US Airways/Air France US42/AF1590 ORD 3:10 PM IST 2:20 PM 763/319 15hr 10min
American Airlines/Turkish Airlines AA110/TK1862 ORD 4:45 PM IST 2:30 PM 763/321 13hr 45min