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Chicago to Istanbul - Flights Starting at US$309

Book one-way or return flights from Chicago to Istanbul from as little as US$309. Choose from the popular airlines below and book your flight today!

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Cheapest airlines flights from Chicago to Istanbul

View airlines operating flights from Chicago to Istanbul. Compare prices, find the option that best suits your travel needs, and enjoy a comfortable journey with a trusted airline.

American Airlines
From US$301
Icelandair
From US$348
TAP Air Portugal
From US$482
United Airlines
From US$490
Jetblue Airways
From US$502
Delta Air Lines
From US$511
Iberia
From US$516
KLM
From US$519
Lufthansa
From US$523
Etihad Airways
From US$526
ANA airlines

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Alternative Routes from Chicago to Istanbul

Discover different routes, airlines, and transfers and find the best alternative flights for your journey from Chicago to Istanbul.

  • Cheapest
    American Airlines
    ORD
    18:15
    20h 20m
    1 transfer
    IST
    22:35
    O'Hare International Airport - Istanbul Airport
    Tue, Aug 13American Airlines
    US$301
  • Icelandair
    ORD
    19:25
    15h 0m
    2 transfer
    SAW
    18:25
    O'Hare International Airport - Sabiha Gokcen Airport
    Mon, Aug 19Icelandair
    US$348
  • Virgin Atlantic
    MDW
    14:00
    18h 15m
    2 transfer
    IST
    16:15
    Midway International Airport - Istanbul Airport
    Thu, Aug 22Virgin Atlantic
    US$614
  • Virgin Atlantic
    MDW
    14:00
    18h 15m
    2 transfer
    IST
    16:15
    Midway International Airport - Istanbul Airport
    Thu, Aug 22Virgin Atlantic
    US$614
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Chicago (CHI) to Istanbul (IST) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Chicago to Istanbul based on the departure date and time of your selection. By analyzing data from all airlines, we've discovered that on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Chicago (CHI) to Istanbul (IST) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around $1,988.
  • How long does it take to fly from Chicago (CHI) to Istanbul (IST) and what is the distance?

    It takes around 10 hours 41 minutes to fly from Chicago (CHI) to Istanbul (IST).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Istanbul?

    • The distance from Istanbul Airport to downtown is about 34km. It takes about 50 minutes by taxi.
    • The distance from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to downtown is about 30km. It takes about 50 minutes by taxi.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago (CHI) to Istanbul (IST)?

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Chicago to Istanbul Flight Information

Cheapest nonstop flight price

$309

Cheapest round-trip ticket price

$983

Off-season for travel

April

Peak season for travel

November

Flight distance

8,810.37km

Average flight time

10 hours 41 minutes

Popular airline

Turkish Airlines