The cheapest times to fly from DLM to SAW are

  • September 10th to March 18th (except the week of October 29th)

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 DLM to SAW is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $146 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $26 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Dalaman (DLM) to Istanbul (SAW) will usually cost between $26 to $99 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $26. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $103. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $77 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $50 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DLM to SAW flight.

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

DLM to SAW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DLM to SAW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dalaman. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $6 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $50. Return trip prices are from the SAW to DLM 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 DLM to SAW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 30 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Azerbaijan Airlines, Emirates, Pegasus, Pobeda, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Dalaman Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 290 miles or 467 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DLM to SAW flight is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Dalaman and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from DLM to SAW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDLM
Origination airport nameDalaman Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSAW
Destination airport nameSabiha Gokcen Airport


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