The cheapest times to fly from IST to MSO are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • 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 MSO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1434 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $595 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Missoula

Flying from Istanbul (IST) to Missoula, MT (MSO) will usually cost between $595 to $1246 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $595. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1309. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $714 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $758 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IST to MSO flight.

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

IST to MSO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IST to MSO 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 $0.08, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Missoula, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Istanbul. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $146 (11%) 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 $770. Return trip prices are from the MSO 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 MSO can generally find a 2-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 Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, atlasglobal, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Missoula International Airport to Ataturk Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5949 miles or 9574 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Istanbul and Missoula, MT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from IST to MSO.


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 MSO
Destination airport name Missoula International Airport
City Missoula, MT
Country the United States
Latitude 46.9
Longitude -114.1


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