The cheapest times to fly from DFW to IST are
- January 8th to March 4th
- March 26th to May 13th
- September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd, October 29th, and November 19th)
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 DFW to IST is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1672 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $879 for Wednesday flights around early to mid September.
When to Fly to Istanbul
Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $929 to $1419 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $931. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1399. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $468 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1047 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to IST flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DFW to IST route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DFW to IST flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IST, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DFW. 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 $94 (8%) 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 $1056. Return trip prices are from the IST to DFW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from DFW to IST can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking DFW 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 DFW to IST — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $953
- Average savings: $95 (9.03%)
- Price for both tickets: $1014
- Average savings: $34 (3.2%)
- Price for both tickets: $1034
- Average savings: $14 (1.29%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DFW to IST? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, American, atlasglobal, British Airways, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Saudia, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 6277 miles or 10102 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DFW to IST?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to IST flight is about 12 hour 17 minutes.
How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Istanbul?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from DFW to IST.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport|
|City||Dallas/Fort Worth, TX|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Ataturk Airport|
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