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Fares from $420 One Way, $753 Round Trip from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Prices starting at $753 for return flights and $420 for one-way flights to Istanbul 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 Istanbul from Los Angeles

Flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul?

Yep, Turkish Airlines flies direct from Los Angeles to Istanbul, so you'll be embarking on your big adventure in next to no time.

What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Istanbul?

With the fastest flight time from Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Istanbul Airport (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) being 13 hours and 10 minutes, it's a good idea to have a few in-flight survival strategies up your sleeve. An eye-mask, a neck pillow and earplugs should be among the basics that go into your hand luggage.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Istanbul most frequently?

If you want the carrier with the most frequent flights from Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Istanbul Airport (ISL-Ataturk Intl.), reserve your ticket with Turkish Airlines. This carrier has 40 flights every month along this route.

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeIST
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Flights Review

Aug 23, 2019

Food was not good

Aug 3, 2019

Always a pleasure to ride with THY SERVICE IS IMPECCABLE , meals are good. Really appreciate free sandwiches and water during long flights to Istanbul.

Oct 3, 2018

The food was terrible

Aug 26, 2018

Great experience!! I wish all airlines would use them as an example...

Jul 25, 2018

Great airline

May 12, 2018

Turkish Airlines offered socks slippers toothpaste and toothbrush even in coach. The plane loading and disembarking were very quick and efficient.

May 9, 2018

I will fly Turkish Airlines whenever possible.

Apr 6, 2018

great flight

Feb 16, 2018

GREAT Food on the Flight! Even in Economy Class!

Finding Flights from Los Angeles to Istanbul

Search for Flights from Los Angeles

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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.

Remember to use Orbitz.com when you are trying to find discounts on flights from Los Angeles. Whether travelling by air or ground, Orbitz.com will save you time and money.

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.

^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.