Flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Selected fares from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LAX IST Mon, Jun 8 - Mon, Jun 15 $847
LAX IST Mon, Nov 23 - Mon, Nov 30 $943
LAX IST Mon, Nov 23 - Mon, Nov 30 $943
LAX IST Mon, Nov 23 - Mon, Nov 30 $980
LAX IST Mon, Nov 23 - Mon, Nov 30 $1,009
LAX IST Mon, Nov 23 - Mon, Nov 30 $1,024
LAX IST Mon, Nov 23 - Mon, Nov 30 $1,034
LAX IST Mon, Aug 31 - Wed, Sep 16 $1,886
LAX IST Mon, Aug 31 - Wed, Sep 16 $3,030
LAX IST Sun, Jan 24 - Sat, Feb 6 $6,504

Los Angeles and Istanbul airports and terminals

Airports in Los Angeles CA, US

map of airports in Los Angeles
  • 1

    Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LAX to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B 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 LAX to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Turkish Airlines
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    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)

    Distance from City Center: 19 miles

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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 11 Los Angeles (LAX) Istanbul (IST) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines $1,134
Earn $11.34
Return Sun, Jun 14 Istanbul (IST) Los Angeles (LAX) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jun 8 Los Angeles (LAX) Istanbul (IST) Transaero $847
Earn $8.47
Return Mon, Jun 15 Istanbul (IST) Los Angeles (LAX) Transaero

Best one-week trip in June from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jun 8 Los Angeles (LAX) Istanbul (IST) Transaero $847
Earn $8.47
Return Mon, Jun 15 Istanbul (IST) Los Angeles (LAX) Transaero
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 30 Los Angeles (LAX) Istanbul (IST) Air Canada $1,536
Earn $15.36
Return Sun, Aug 2 Istanbul (IST) Los Angeles (LAX) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jul 27 Los Angeles (LAX) Istanbul (IST) Transaero $1,056
Earn $10.56
Return Wed, Aug 12 Istanbul (IST) Los Angeles (LAX) Transaero

Best one-week trip in July from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 17 Los Angeles (LAX) Istanbul (IST) Air Canada $1,503
Earn $15.03
Return Fri, Jul 24 Istanbul (IST) Los Angeles (LAX) Air Canada
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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 29 Los Angeles (LAX) Istanbul (IST) Delta Air Lines $1,193
Earn $11.93
Return Sun, Aug 30 Istanbul (IST) Los Angeles (LAX) Delta Air Lines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Aug 30 Los Angeles (LAX) Istanbul (IST) Air Canada $946
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Return Mon, Sep 28 Istanbul (IST) Los Angeles (LAX) Air Canada
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Finding Flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Search for Flights from Los Angeles

You can spend several hours searching for flights from Los Angeles if you have to check each airline individually. Orbitz.com does all the hard work for you, and it will compare the rates from most airlines at one time, which allows you to find and choose the rate and option best for you and your budget.

Los Angeles Airport

The major airport serving Los Angeles and the surrounding area is the Los Angeles International Airport, better known as LAX. Located at 1 World Way, LAX is about 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The major domestic and international airlines providing service to the airport include Air Alaska, Southwest, Air Tran, US Airways, Sun Country, Hawaiian, Virgin Atlantic, and several more. Orbitz.com can compare the rates for most of these airlines, so you save time and money.

Airport Parking Information

LAX has many parking lots available to travelers. Long-term and short-term parking lots are available at different rates, and they range from $12 a day to $30 per day. Hourly parking is available for $2 an hour.

Transportation to the Airport

Travelers have several options to get to the airport that include LAX shuttles, buses, taxis, rental cars, and share-ride vans. Taxi fares average around $40 from LAX to downtown Los Angeles. Car rentals are available on Orbitz.com, where you will find the best rental rates available.

LAX Restaurant Information

The airport has an extensive list of snack and dining options. A short list of available restaurants includes McDonald's, Daily Grill, Starbucks, Panda Express, and Burger King. A wide variety of food choices are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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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 Los Angeles to Istanbul

    • 1 direct flights are operating from Los Angeles to Istanbul today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 12h 50m.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 10 (6:20 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's earliest available flight from Los Angeles to Istanbul.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 10 (6:20 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's latest available flight from Los Angeles to Istanbul.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Los Angeles to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 10, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 12h 50m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Los Angeles to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 10, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 12h 50m.
    • Flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul on Thu, May 28, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines/Lufthansa UA8844/LH1300 LAX 3:10 PM IST 4:50 PM 388/321 15hr 40min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA8844/UA9126 LAX 3:10 PM IST 4:50 PM 388/321 15hr 40min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL8553/DL8447 LAX 3:30 PM IST 4:55 PM 388/319 15hr 25min
Turkish Airlines TK10 LAX 6:20 PM IST 5:10 PM 77W 12hr 50min
United Airlines/Turkish Airlines UA8844/TK1618 LAX 3:10 PM SAW 6:05 PM 388/738 16hr 55min
United Airlines/Turkish Airlines UA8861/TK1632 LAX 5:05 PM IST 6:20 PM 346/320 15hr 15min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA8861/UA6912 LAX 5:05 PM IST 6:20 PM 346/320 15hr 15min
United Airlines/Turkish Airlines UA8844/TK1592 LAX 3:10 PM IST 7:15 PM 388/321 18hr 5min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA8844/UA6904 LAX 3:10 PM IST 7:15 PM 388/321 18hr 5min
Air France/Turkish Airlines AF65/TK1824 LAX 3:30 PM IST 7:20 PM 388/332 17hr 50min
Alitalia/Turkish Airlines AZ3543/TK1824 LAX 3:30 PM IST 7:20 PM 388/332 17hr 50min
Delta Air Lines/Turkish Airlines DL8553/TK1824 LAX 3:30 PM IST 7:20 PM 388/332 17hr 50min
Delta Air Lines/Aeroflot Russian Airlines DL8178/SU2132 LAX 4:25 PM IST 8:30 PM 332/320 18hr 5min