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The cheapest times to fly from ATL to SAW are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 22nd)

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 ATL to SAW is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1687 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $938 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.

 

When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Istanbul (SAW) will usually cost between $958 to $1428 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $973. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1387. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $414 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1092 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to SAW flight.

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

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ATL to SAW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to SAW flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. Saturdays 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 $129 (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 $1076. Return trip prices are from the SAW to ATL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ATL to SAW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ATL to SAW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ataturk Airport (IST) in Istanbul

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from SAW
  • Usually 13.42% less expensive than SAW
  • Nonstop flights available

See ATL to IST flights

 

Flight Hacking ATL to SAW

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to SAW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (ATL > CDG > SAW)

  • Price for both tickets: $910
  • Average savings: $182 (16.67%)

See ATL to CDG flights

Hack #2: Beirut (ATL > BEY > SAW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1022
  • Average savings: $70 (6.41%)

See ATL to BEY flights

Hack #3: Amsterdam (ATL > AMS > SAW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1043
  • Average savings: $50 (4.53%)

See ATL to AMS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alitalia, Austrian, Delta, Emirates, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5784 miles or 9308 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to SAW flight is about 11 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from ATL to SAW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeATL
Origination airport nameHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CityAtlanta, GA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.6
Longitude-84.4

Return Airport

Destination codeSAW
Destination airport nameSabiha Gokcen Airport
CityIstanbul
CountryTurkey
Latitude40.9
Longitude29.3

 

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