The cheapest times to fly from SAW to TPE are

  • May 28th to June 10th
  • October 15th to March 18th (except the weeks of January 1st 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 SAW to TPE is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $8848 for Thursday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $648 for Monday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Taipei

Flying from Istanbul (SAW) to Taipei (TPE) will usually cost between $665 to $1324 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $688. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2852. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2164 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1107 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAW to TPE flight.

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

SAW to TPE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAW to TPE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Istanbul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TPE, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SAW. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Taipei, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Istanbul. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $560 (27%) 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 $1032. Return trip prices are from the TPE 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 TPE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SAW to TPE

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 TPE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (SAW > KUL > TPE)

  • Price for both tickets: $618
  • Average savings: $489 (44.17%)

See SAW to DXB flights

Hack #2: Dubai (SAW > DXB > TPE)

  • Price for both tickets: $755
  • Average savings: $352 (31.8%)

See SAW to KUL flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (SAW > CPH > TPE)

  • Price for both tickets: $805
  • Average savings: $302 (27.28%)

See SAW to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Alitalia, Asiana, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5199 miles or 8367 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAW to TPE flight is about 10 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Istanbul and Taipei?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from SAW to TPE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSAW
Origination airport nameSabiha Gokcen Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeTPE
Destination airport nameTaiwan Taoyuan International Airport


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