If you are actually flying from Istanbul, Turkey to New York, United States or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Istanbul and New York, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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)

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

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.

Airline & JourneyDuration
Turkish Airlines
11 hrs 30 mins

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 on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight is 17 hours

SAW to AMS 3 hrs 40 mins
AMS Waiting Time 4 hrs 50 mins
AMS to JFK 8 hrs 30 mins
Total Duration: 17 hrs

Flight time from Istanbul to New York via Kiev • IST to JFK via KBP

Flight duration from Ataturk Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via Borispol Airport, Ukraine on Ukraine International Airlines flight is 35 hours 5 minutes

IST to KBP 2 hrs
KBP Waiting Time 22 hrs 25 mins
KBP to JFK 10 hrs 40 mins
Total Duration: 35 hrs 5 mins

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 .

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

Journey ToStops & Duration
Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport
15 hrs 5 mins
1 Stop
Boston, Logan International Airport
11 hrs 20 mins
Manchester, NH, Manchester-boston Regional Airport
16 hrs 35 mins
1 Stop
Windsor Locks, CT, Bradley International Airport
16 hrs 48 mins
1 Stop
Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
15 hrs 14 mins
1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Istanbul and New York

Istanbul time is 8 hours ahead of New York


Current time in Istanbul, Turkey : Wed, 13 Dec, 2017,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

07:40 PM

Current time in New York, United States :, Wed, 13 Dec, 2017,
New York Timezone: EST (-05:00)

11:40 AM

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.