Cheap Flight Deals From Istanbul (IST) to San Francisco (SJC) Starting at $581

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Airfares from $581 One Way, $463 Round Trip from Istanbul to San Francisco

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More About Flying To San Francisco from Istanbul

Route Information for Flights from Istanbul to San Francisco

Origin Airport IATA Code IST
Destination Airport IATA Code SJC
Distance 6690 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Turkish Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 11:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 11:35PM UTC

Find Cheap Flights from Istanbul to San Francisco

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.

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.

Transportation From the Airport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.

Weather in San Francisco

San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.

Highlights and Attractions

Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Istanbul to San Francisco now?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will answer all your questions about travel restrictions and quarantine when taking a flight from Istanbul to San Francisco.
Are there non-stop flights from Istanbul to San Francisco?
Dig out your passport, because Turkish Airlines will take you straight from Istanbul to San Francisco. Book your plane ticket now and enjoy a trouble-free, nonstop flight.
What is the shortest flight from Istanbul to San Francisco?
With the shortest possible flight time from Ataturk Intl. Airport (IST) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) being 14 hours and 20 minutes, you should have a few in-flight survival tricks up your sleeve. Earplugs, a neck pillow and an eye-mask should be among the basics you put in your hand luggage.
What airlines fly from Istanbul to San Francisco most frequently?
Turkish Airlines is the most frequent airline operating on the Istanbul to San Francisco route. Select from 43 flights every month with this carrier.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to San Francisco?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to San Francisco have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to San Francisco with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Francisco without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.