The cheapest times to fly from KWI to SAW are

  • August 27th to March 18th (except the weeks of January 8th, January 15th, and February 19th)

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 KWI to SAW is early February. Prices can be as high as $496 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $150 for Monday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Kuwait (KWI) to Istanbul (SAW) will usually cost between $151 to $366 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $151. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $445. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $295 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $243 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KWI to SAW flight.

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

KWI to SAW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KWI to SAW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kuwait City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $19 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $238. Return trip prices are from the SAW to KWI 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 KWI to SAW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Arabia, Alitalia, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, Cyprus Airways, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Flynas, Gulf Air, Jazeera, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Nile Air, Oman Air, Pegasus, Qatar Airways, SalamAir, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Kuwait International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1324 miles or 2131 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KWI to SAW flight is about 3 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Kuwait and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from KWI to SAW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KWI
Origination airport name Kuwait International Airport
City Kuwait
Country Kuwait
Latitude 29.2
Longitude 48

Return Airport

Destination code SAW
Destination airport name Sabiha Gokcen Airport
City Istanbul
Country Turkey
Latitude 40.9
Longitude 29.3


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