The cheapest times to fly from FRU to SAW are

  • September 10th to March 18th (except the week of 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 FRU to SAW is early to mid December. Prices can be as high as $2449 for Monday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $240 for Wednesday flights around early to mid December.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Bishkek (FRU) to Istanbul (SAW) will usually cost between $240 to $2449 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid December with an average ticket price of $241. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2437. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2196 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $314 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FRU to SAW flight.

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

FRU to SAW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FRU to SAW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Bishkek. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAW, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into FRU. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Istanbul, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Bishkek. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $310 (30%) 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 $606. Return trip prices are from the SAW to FRU 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 FRU to SAW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 7 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air Astana, Air Manas, Alitalia, Azerbaijan Airlines, Emirates, flydubai, KLM, Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Manas Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2296 miles or 3695 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FRU to SAW flight is about 5 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Bishkek and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from FRU to SAW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFRU
Origination airport nameManas Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSAW
Destination airport nameSabiha Gokcen Airport


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