The cheapest times to fly from FLL to IST are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of August 27th and September 3rd)

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 FLL to IST is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2213 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $834 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $871 to $1888 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 $872. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1854. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $982 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1049 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FLL to IST flight.

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

FLL to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FLL to IST flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Fort Lauderdale. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 to Istanbul, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Fort Lauderdale. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $182 (14%) 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 $1064. Return trip prices are from the IST to FLL 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 FLL 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 11 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FLL 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 FLL to IST — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (FLL > CDG > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $628
  • Average savings: $422 (40.18%)

See FLL to CDG flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (FLL > CPH > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $659
  • Average savings: $391 (37.23%)

See FLL to CPH flights

Hack #3: London (FLL > LHR > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $686
  • Average savings: $364 (34.65%)

See FLL to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, 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 Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5948 miles or 9572 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FLL to IST flight is about 11 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Lauderdale, FL and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from FLL to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FLL
Origination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1

Return Airport

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


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