Direct flights from San Francisco to Istanbul

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San Francisco

United States

United States

SFO

San Francisco International Airport

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Istanbul

Turkey

Turkey

IST

Atatürk International Airport (Yesilköy International

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Distance
4,154 miles  ·  (6,686 km)
Flight time
12 hours and 55 minutes
Airlines
  • Turkish Airlines
Alliances
  • OneWorld
  • SkyTeam
  • Star Alliance
Classes
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business Class
  • First Class
Aircrafts
  • Boeing 777-300ER
  • Boeing 787-9

San Francisco to Istanbul Flight Schedule

Scan through all non-stop flights from San Francisco to Istanbul. The full flight schedule below gives an overview of all non-stop flights from SFO to IST, which includes the daily timetable of every operating airline for the upcoming 12 months.

Note: for airline-specific flight schedules, please scroll further down.

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Airlines flying from San Francisco to Istanbul

Airline-specific flight schedules from San Francisco to Istanbul

Currently, there is only one airline operating non-stop flights from San Francisco SFO to Istanbul IST, which is Turkish Airlines. This section gives an overview of the flight schedules and timetables of every airline with direct flights for this route.

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Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines flight schedulefrom San Francisco to Istanbul

Turkish Airlines is a member of Star Alliance
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San Francisco to Istanbul Flights

Flights from SFO to IST are operated 4 times a week, with an average of 1 flight per day. Departure times vary between 13:20 - 19:15. The earliest flight departs at 13:20, the last flight departs at 19:15. However, this depends on the date you are flying so please check with the full flight schedule above to see which departure times are available on your preferred date(s) of travel.

You can fly in Economy and Business Class. Premium Economy and First Class are not available on this route (at least not as a non-stop flight).

The fastest direct flight from San Francisco to Istanbul takes 12 hours and 55 minutes. The flight distance between San Francisco and Istanbul is 4,154 miles (or 6,686 km).

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Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Istanbul?

There are 2 airports in Istanbul: Atatürk International Airport (Yesilköy International (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW).

How many flights per week are there from SFO to IST?

There are 4 flights per week flying from San Francisco to Istanbul (as of June 2021).

How long does it take to fly from San Francisco to Istanbul?

12 hours and 55 minutes is the average flight time from San Francisco to Istanbul.

How far is Istanbul from San Francisco?

The distance from San Francisco to Istanbul is 4,154 miles (6,686 kilometers).

What airlines fly nonstop from SFO airport to IST airport?

Turkish Airlines is the only airline flying nonstop from San Francisco to Istanbul.

What alliances have direct flights from San Francisco to Istanbul?

Star Alliance is currently the only alliance flying nonstop from San Francisco to Istanbul.

What classes are available from San Francisco to Istanbul?

You can fly non-stop in Economy and Business Class.

What aircraft types fly from San Francisco to Istanbul?

Aircraft types that fly from San Francisco to Istanbul:

  • Boeing 777-300ER
  • Boeing 787-9

What is the earliest flight departing from San Francisco to Istanbul?

The earliest flight departs at 13:20 from San Francisco and arrives at 12:15 at Istanbul.

What is the latest flight available from San Francisco to Istanbul?

The latest flight departs at 19:15 from San Francisco and arrives at 18:10 at Istanbul.

Non-stop flights from SFO to IST

4,154 miles (6,686 km)  ·  12h 55m

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