The cheapest times to fly from ECN to SAW are

  • September 10th to March 25th (except the weeks of October 15th and February 5th)

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 ECN to SAW is late December. Prices can be as high as $500 for Monday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $58 for Thursday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Ercan (ECN) to Istanbul (SAW) will usually cost between $60 to $409 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $60. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $432. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $372 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $82 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ECN to SAW flight.

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

ECN to SAW Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Istanbul, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Northern Cyprus. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $16 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $125. Return trip prices are from the SAW to ECN 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 ECN 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 48 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 458 miles or 737 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ECN to SAW flight is about 1 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Ercan and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from ECN to SAW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeECN
Origination airport nameErcan Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSAW
Destination airport nameSabiha Gokcen Airport


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