The cheapest times to fly from BOS to IST are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 10th to December 16th (except the week of 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 BOS to IST is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1276 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $750 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Boston, MA (BOS) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $780 to $1210 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $787. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1213. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $426 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $903 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BOS to IST flight.

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

BOS to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BOS to IST flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Boston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $72 (7%) 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 $897. Return trip prices are from the IST to BOS 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 BOS to IST can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking BOS to IST

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 BOS to IST — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (BOS > LHR > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $540
  • Average savings: $363 (40.2%)

See BOS to LHR flights

Hack #2: Madrid (BOS > MAD > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $589
  • Average savings: $314 (34.77%)

See BOS to MAD flights

Hack #3: Paris (BOS > CDG > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $594
  • Average savings: $310 (34.27%)

See BOS to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BOS to IST? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American, atlasglobal, British Airways, Delta, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Etihad, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Pakistan, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Saudia, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Logan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4816 miles or 7751 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BOS to IST?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BOS to IST flight is about 9 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Boston, MA and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from BOS to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BOS
Origination airport name Logan International Airport
City Boston, MA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.4
Longitude -71

Return Airport

Destination code IST
Destination airport name Ataturk Airport
City Istanbul
Country Turkey
Latitude 41
Longitude 28.8


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