The cheapest times to fly from IST to GNV are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 9th to May 13th
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 GNV is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1449 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $583 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Gainesville

Flying from Istanbul (IST) to Gainesville, FL (GNV) will usually cost between $583 to $975 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 $583. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $965. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $382 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $682 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IST to GNV flight.

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

IST to GNV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IST to GNV 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 fly to GNV, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into IST. 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 $129 (9%) 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 $674. Return trip prices are from the GNV 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 GNV 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 32 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 GNV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from GNV
  • Usually 23.31% less expensive than GNV
  • 1-layover flights available

See IST to MCO flights

Destination alternative #2: Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Tampa, FL

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GNV
  • Usually 19.94% less expensive than GNV
  • 1-layover flights available

See IST to TPA flights

Destination alternative #3: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) in Jacksonville, FL

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from GNV
  • Usually 1.10% less expensive than GNV
  • 1-layover flights available

See IST to JAX flights

Destination alternative #4: Tallahassee International Airport (TLH) in Tallahassee, FL

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from GNV
  • Usually 0.88% less expensive than GNV
  • 1-layover flights available

See IST to TLH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, atlasglobal, Delta, KLM, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gainesville Regional Airport to Ataturk Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5865 miles or 9439 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IST to GNV flight is about 11 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Istanbul and Gainesville, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from IST to GNV.


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 GNV
Destination airport name Gainesville Regional Airport
City Gainesville, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 29.7
Longitude -82.3


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