The cheapest times to fly from OSL to SAW are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 16th

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 OSL to SAW is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1963 for Tuesday flights during late March, or as low as $118 for Friday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Oslo (OSL) to Istanbul (SAW) will usually cost between $126 to $1844 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $202. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $1842. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1641 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $384 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OSL to SAW flight.

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

OSL to SAW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OSL to SAW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Oslo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SAW, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into OSL. Tuesdays 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 $368 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $749. Return trip prices are from the SAW to OSL 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 OSL 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 46 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from OSL to SAW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ataturk Airport (IST) in Istanbul

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from SAW
  • Usually 49.87% less expensive than SAW
  • Nonstop flights available

See OSL to IST flights


Flight Hacking OSL to SAW

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 OSL to SAW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Antalya (OSL > AYT > SAW)

  • Price for both tickets: $274
  • Average savings: $110 (28.65%)

See OSL to VIE flights

Hack #2: Vienna (OSL > VIE > SAW)

  • Price for both tickets: $303
  • Average savings: $82 (21.22%)

See OSL to AYT flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (OSL > ARN > SAW)

  • Price for both tickets: $309
  • Average savings: $76 (19.66%)

See OSL to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Austrian, Ethiopian, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Pegasus, Pobeda, Qatar Airways, SAS, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, Wideroe, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1543 miles or 2483 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OSL to SAW flight is about 3 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between Oslo and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from OSL to SAW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OSL
Origination airport name Gardermoen Airport
City Oslo
Country Norway
Latitude 60.2
Longitude 11.1

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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