The cheapest times to fly from IST to FLL are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • September 10th to September 23rd

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 IST to FLL is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1450 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $478 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Istanbul (IST) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $491 to $1124 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 $497. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1228. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $732 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $644 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IST to FLL flight.

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

IST to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IST to FLL flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Istanbul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Fort Lauderdale, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Istanbul. 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 $657. Return trip prices are from the FLL to IST 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 IST to FLL 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.


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 not usually a nonstop flight from IST to FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 24.84% less expensive than FLL
  • Nonstop flights available

See IST to MIA flights

Destination alternative #2: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 3.49% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See IST to PBI flights


Flight Hacking IST to FLL

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 IST to FLL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $606
  • Average savings: $39 (5.98%)

See IST to CPH flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $613
  • Average savings: $32 (4.89%)

See IST to LHR flights

Hack #3: Gothenburg (IST > GOT > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $614
  • Average savings: $31 (4.74%)

See IST to GOT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Azul, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Ataturk Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from IST to FLL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

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


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