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Fares from $502 One Way, $448 Round Trip from Istanbul to Chicago

Prices starting at $448 for return flights and $502 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Chicago from Istanbul

Flights from Istanbul to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Istanbul to Chicago?

Turkish Airlines offers direct flights from Istanbul to Chicago, so all you have to do is sit back and relax until you hit the tarmac at Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Istanbul to Chicago?

With a minimum flight duration of 11 hours and 25 minutes, it's a good idea to be as comfortable as you can. Amassed some nice frequent flyer points? You might like to use them to upgrade your seat on your Istanbul to Chicago trip.

What airlines fly from Istanbul to Chicago most frequently?

Turkish Airlines offers the most flights along this route. This popular air carrier operates 30 flights from Istanbul to Chicago every month.

Route Information for Flights from Istanbul to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeIST
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance5459 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesUzbekistan Airways, Turkish Airlines, Singapore Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival2:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival2:35PM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 24, 2019

Excellent flight attendant staff that was able to accomodate all my concerns. Great and frequent meals/snacks

Nov 24, 2019

I love Turkish airlines.

Jul 2, 2019

I flew business class on my way to Turkey . A bit chaotic , turn down service while dinner cart is serving , “ chefs” with their ridiculous hats up and down the aisle . Otherwise service is stellar , the crew were wonderful.

Jul 21, 2018

Great! Better than the American airlines

May 31, 2018

Overall, very impressed, will fly Turkish Airlines again.

Apr 28, 2018

Wifi should be free.

Mar 20, 2018

I love Turkish airlin a lot very good service

Mar 19, 2018

Seats could improve for long flights.

Mar 19, 2018

Good experience but in business class need to learn about serving drinks - especially during dinner service - you have to keep asking

Mar 12, 2018

Great value, plane was delayed but these things happen. Too much pasta on the menu as well

Finding Flights from Istanbul to Chicago

Ataturk International Airport

Locating cheap flights from Istanbul can be a challenge. Orbitz.com allows you to search many different airlines at one time in order to locate bargain tickets. The Ataturk International Airport is located approximately 17 miles from downtown Istanbul on Yesilkoy. Over 70 airlines currently service the Ataturk International Airport. These include Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Swiss International Airlines and Delta. Orbitz.com provides bookings for the majority of these airlines.

Parking at the Airport

There are several options for parking at the Ataturk International Airport. The multistory car park provides vehicle protection, the open car park is available for both short- and long-term parking, and valet parking is available for an extra charge. Parking fees are charged by the hour and by the day, depending on the amount of parking time. Shuttle services are available to and from the parking lots to the main terminals.

Transportation to the Airport

The metro rail system is available to and from the airport to various locations throughout the city. Rates are based on the distance traveled. The intra-city Seabus provides transportation to the airport from several surrounding cities for a flat fee. There are also taxi services that provide metered rates throughout Istanbul. As an alternative transportation option, you can rent a car. Orbitz.com can help locate car rental services at discount prices.

Restaurants at the Ataturk International Airport

There are several dining options to choose from at the Ataturk International Airport. Burger King offers a selection of breakfast items, including coffee and juice. The Sky restaurant has an extensive menu with a variety of breakfast items to choose from. Orbitz.com helps travelers locate cheap flights from Istanbul, which are especially meaningful for those flying on a budget.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.