The cheapest times to fly from SAW to DFW are

  • May 7th to May 20th
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 8th to March 18th (except the week of January 1st)

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 SAW to DFW is mid January. Prices can be as high as $3710 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $610 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Istanbul (SAW) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $632 to $1551 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 $639. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $1681. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1042 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $923 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAW to DFW flight.

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

SAW to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAW to DFW flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Istanbul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 Dallas, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Istanbul. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $167 (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 $919. Return trip prices are from the DFW to SAW 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 SAW to DFW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAW to DFW

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 SAW to DFW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Oslo (SAW > OSL > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $831
  • Average savings: $93 (10.02%)

See SAW to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SAW > LGA > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $832
  • Average savings: $92 (9.91%)

See SAW to OSL flights

Hack #3: Zurich (SAW > ZRH > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $835
  • Average savings: $89 (9.59%)

See SAW to ZRH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Delta, Emirates, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Sabiha Gokcen Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6299 miles or 10137 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAW to DFW flight is about 12 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Istanbul and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from SAW to DFW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSAW
Origination airport nameSabiha Gokcen Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeDFW
Destination airport nameDallas/Fort Worth International Airport
CityDallas/Fort Worth, TX
Countrythe United States


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