The cheapest times to fly from BGW to SAW are

  • September 3rd to March 18th (except the weeks of September 17th and October 8th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BGW to SAW is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $640 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $220 for Monday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Baghdad (BGW) to Istanbul (SAW) will usually cost between $221 to $526 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $221. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $508. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $288 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $287 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BGW to SAW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BGW to SAW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BGW to SAW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BGW to SAW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Baghdad. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $79 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $322. Return trip prices are from the SAW to BGW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BGW to SAW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BGW to SAW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Arabia, Azerbaijan Airlines, Emirates, Fly Baghdad, flydubai, Flynas, Nile Air, Pegasus, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Al Muthana Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 978 miles or 1574 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BGW to SAW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BGW to SAW flight is about 2 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Baghdad and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from BGW to SAW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BGW
Origination airport name Al Muthana Airport
City Baghdad
Country Iraq
Latitude 33.3
Longitude 44.4

Return Airport

Destination code SAW
Destination airport name Sabiha Gokcen Airport
City Istanbul
Country Turkey
Latitude 40.9
Longitude 29.3


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