The cheapest times to fly from BRU to SAW are

  • June 4th to June 17th
  • September 3rd to October 21st
  • November 5th to March 18th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 BRU to SAW is early February. Prices can be as high as $1615 for Thursday flights during late April, or as low as $189 for Wednesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Brussels (BRU) to Istanbul (SAW) will usually cost between $195 to $1112 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $207. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $814. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $606 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $269 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BRU to SAW flight.

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

BRU to SAW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BRU to SAW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Brussels. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Istanbul, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Brussels. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $137 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $265. Return trip prices are from the SAW to BRU 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 BRU to SAW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 27 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from BRU to SAW while comparing.

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

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from SAW
  • Usually 31.23% less expensive than SAW
  • Nonstop flights available

See BRU to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Arabia Maroc, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Brussels National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1369 miles or 2203 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BRU to SAW flight is about 3 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Brussels and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from BRU to SAW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBRU
Origination airport nameBrussels National Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSAW
Destination airport nameSabiha Gokcen Airport


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