Selected fares from San Francisco to Istanbul
|SFO||IST||Mon, Aug 31 - Tue, Sep 8||$942|
|SFO||IST||Mon, Sep 14 - Mon, Sep 28||$957|
|SFO||IST||Mon, Sep 7 - Thu, Sep 24||$972|
|SFO||IST||Tue, Oct 6 - Thu, Oct 15||$972|
|SFO||IST||Sun, Sep 20 - Mon, Oct 19||$976|
|SFO||IST||Mon, Sep 7 - Thu, Sep 24||$980|
|SFO||IST||Mon, Aug 31 - Wed, Sep 9||$987|
|SFO||IST||Tue, Sep 15 - Sun, Oct 4||$1,004|
|SFO||IST||Mon, Aug 31 - Tue, Sep 8||$1,007|
|SFO||IST||Mon, Aug 31 - Wed, Sep 9||$1,048|
|SFO||IST||Tue, Nov 24 - Tue, Dec 1||$1,170|
|SFO||IST||Tue, Oct 27 - Tue, Nov 3||$1,186|
|SFO||IST||Tue, Sep 8 - Wed, Sep 30||$1,539|
|SFO||IST||Tue, Jan 19 - Mon, Jan 25||$1,547|
|SFO||IST||Tue, Nov 10 - Wed, Nov 18||$2,180|
|SFO||IST||Sun, Sep 20 - Mon, Oct 19||$2,330|
|SFO||IST||Mon, Aug 31 - Tue, Sep 8||$2,484|
|SFO||IST||Mon, Nov 9 - Mon, Nov 23||$2,609|
|SFO||IST||Mon, Nov 9 - Tue, Nov 24||$3,829|
|SFO||IST||Fri, Jan 22 - Tue, Feb 9||$6,221|
|SFO||IST||Tue, Sep 8 - Wed, Sep 30||$6,381|
San Francisco and Istanbul airports and terminals
Airports in San Francisco CA, US
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from SFO to IST
Terminal Carriers Terminal 3 Turkish Airlines Terminal I Turkish Airlines
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Cheapest weekend flights in June from San Francisco to Istanbul
|Leave Thu, Jun 4||San Francisco (SFO)||Istanbul (IST)||Turkish Airlines||
|Return Mon, Jun 8||Istanbul (IST)||San Francisco (SFO)||Turkish Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from San Francisco to Istanbul
|Leave Mon, Jun 22||San Francisco (SFO)||Istanbul (IST)||Delta Air Lines||
|Return Mon, Jul 6||Istanbul (IST)||San Francisco (SFO)||Delta Air Lines|
Best one-week trip in June from San Francisco to Istanbul
|Leave Wed, Jun 24||San Francisco (SFO)||Istanbul (IST)||KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||
|Return Wed, Jul 1||Istanbul (IST)||San Francisco (SFO)||KLM Royal Dutch Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from San Francisco to Istanbul
|Leave Sun, Jul 5||San Francisco (SFO)||Istanbul (IST)||Delta Air Lines||
|Return Tue, Jul 14||Istanbul (IST)||San Francisco (SFO)||Delta Air Lines|
Best one-week trip in July from San Francisco to Istanbul
|Leave Wed, Jul 1||San Francisco (SFO)||Istanbul (IST)||Lufthansa||
|Return Wed, Jul 8||Istanbul (IST)||San Francisco (SFO)||Lufthansa|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from San Francisco to Istanbul
|Leave Mon, Aug 31||San Francisco (SFO)||Istanbul (IST)||Delta Air Lines||
|Return Tue, Sep 8||Istanbul (IST)||San Francisco (SFO)||Delta Air Lines|
Best one-week trip in August from San Francisco to Istanbul
|Leave Sun, Aug 2||San Francisco (SFO)||Istanbul (IST)||Alitalia||
|Return Sun, Aug 9||Istanbul (IST)||San Francisco (SFO)||Alitalia|
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul
San Francisco International Airport Information
The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).
Parking at San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.
Ground Transportation Information
A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.
Restaurant Options at the Airport
The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.
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 AtatÃ¼rk 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 AtatÃ¼rk 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 AtatÃ¼rk 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 San Francisco to Istanbul
- 1 direct flights are operating from San Francisco to Istanbul today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 12h 55m.
- Turkish Airlines flight 80 (6:10 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's earliest available flight from San Francisco to Istanbul.
- Turkish Airlines flight 80 (6:10 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's latest available flight from San Francisco to Istanbul.
- Today's shortest direct flight from San Francisco to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 80, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 12h 55m.
- Today's longest direct flight from San Francisco to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 80, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 12h 55m.
- Flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.
Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Istanbul on Fri, May 29, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL9381/DL9622||SFO||1:50 PM||IST||3:45 PM||747/737||15hr 55min|
|Delta Air Lines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||DL9381/KL1613||SFO||1:50 PM||IST||3:45 PM||747/737||15hr 55min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||KL606/KL1613||SFO||1:50 PM||IST||3:45 PM||747/737||15hr 55min|
|Lufthansa/Turkish Airlines||LH9053/TK1588||SFO||2:00 PM||IST||3:45 PM||744/330||15hr 45min|
|United Airlines/Turkish Airlines||UA903/TK1588||SFO||2:00 PM||IST||3:45 PM||744/330||15hr 45min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA903/UA6903||SFO||2:00 PM||IST||3:45 PM||744/330||15hr 45min|
|Lufthansa/Lufthansa||LH9053/LH1300||SFO||2:00 PM||IST||4:50 PM||744/321||16hr 50min|
|United Airlines/Lufthansa||UA903/LH1300||SFO||2:00 PM||IST||4:50 PM||744/321||16hr 50min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA903/UA9126||SFO||2:00 PM||IST||4:50 PM||744/321||16hr 50min|
|United Airlines/Lufthansa||UA8828/LH1300||SFO||2:55 PM||IST||4:50 PM||388/321||15hr 55min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA8828/UA9126||SFO||2:55 PM||IST||4:50 PM||388/321||15hr 55min|
|Delta Air Lines/Turkish Airlines||DL9381/TK1962||SFO||1:50 PM||SAW||5:30 PM||747/738||17hr 40min|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/Turkish Airlines||KL606/TK1962||SFO||1:50 PM||SAW||5:30 PM||747/738||17hr 40min|
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