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Istanbul New York

Flight time from Istanbul to New York is 11 hours 30 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from IST to JFK is 11 hours 30 minutes (Operated by Turkish Airlines)

How long does it take to fly from Istanbul to New York?

Non-stop flight time from Istanbul to New York is around 11 hours 30 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Istanbul and New York takes close to 13 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 39 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the 2 airports in Istanbul to one of the 2 major airports that serves New York.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Istanbul - New York flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 1 hr to 24 hrs .

The nearest airport to Istanbul, is Ataturk Airport (IST) and the nearest airport to New York, is John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

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Distance from Istanbul to New York is approximately 8060 kilometers.

Flights from Istanbul to New York • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Istanbul arrive at John F Kennedy International Airport or La Guardia Airport. New York is served by 2 international airports.

Turkish Airlines
IST ➝ JFK
11 hrs 30 mins
Non-Stop

Flight time from Istanbul to New York via London • SAW to JFK via LGW

Flight duration from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via London Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom on Turkish Airlines flight is 16 hours 25 minutes

Turkish Airlines
SAW ➝ LGW ➝ JFK
Total flight duration
16 hours 25 minutes
SAW to LGW → 4 hours
LGW Stop 4 hours 20 minutes
LGW to JFK → 8 hours 5 minutes

Flight time from Istanbul to New York via Amsterdam • SAW to JFK via AMS

Flight duration from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport, Netherlands is 31 hours 45 minutes


SAW ➝ AMS ➝ JFK
Total flight duration
31 hours 45 minutes
SAW to AMS → 3 hours 40 minutes
AMS Stop 19 hours 50 minutes
AMS to JFK → 8 hours 15 minutes

Flight time from Istanbul, Turkey to airports near New York, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Ataturk Airport, Istanbul to airports nearest to New York is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
IST - EWR Newark, Newark Liberty International Airport 14 hrs 31 mins1 Stop
IST - BWI Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport 15 hrs 14 mins1 Stop
IST - LGA New York, La Guardia Airport 15 hrs 58 mins1 Stop
IST - BDL Windsor Locks, CT, Bradley International Airport 16 hrs 48 mins1 Stop
IST - PHL Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport 15 hrs 5 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Istanbul and New York

Istanbul time is 7 hours ahead of New York

Current time in Istanbul, Turkey : Sun, 11 Dec, 2016, 11:56 AM,
Istanbul Timezone: EET (+02:00)

Current time in New York, United States :, Sun, 11 Dec, 2016, 04:56 AM -05:00,
New York Timezone: EST (-05:00)

IST to JFK Flight - Istanbul Airport to New York Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Istanbul Airport & New York Airport is given below. Click the map to view Istanbul to New York flight path and travel direction.

Find flying time from Ataturk Airport or Istanbul or any other airport or city in Turkey to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

A list of major Cities/Airports around the world is given below. Click on any of the airport names given below to find the flight distance from Istanbul to those airports.