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Flight information for London to Istanbul

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from London to Istanbul

Best Price Found

$79

Fastest flight time

3h 40m

Direct flights

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun

Airports in Istanbul

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Istanbul from London in the past 72 hours is $79. The best round-trip flight deal from London to Istanbul found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $208.
The fastest flight from London to Istanbul takes 3h 40m
Direct flights go from London to Istanbul on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: American Airlines, British Airways and Pegasus Airlines.
There are 2 airports near Istanbul: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (SAW), Istanbul (IST)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Istanbul

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Istanbul?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Istanbul from London is January. Most expensive is July

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Istanbul from London?

Juneyao Airlines

Aegean Airlines, Atlasglobal, and British Airways are the most popular carriers operating from London to Istanbul

What is the cheapest London to Istanbul flight route?

London Heathrow - Istanbul

Fly from London Heathrow to Istanbul for the best London - Istanbul flight prices

How far in advance should you book London to Istanbul flights?

41 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Istanbul is approximately 41 days to departure

When traveling from London to Istanbul, the most popular airport to fly into is Istanbul Airport. The majority of travelers flying into Istanbul Airport from London are departing from London Heathrow Airport. You may be looking for an airport near London Heathrow Airport to depart from when traveling to Istanbul and luckily, there are options! You can try London City Airport which is located in London or London Gatwick Airport which is located in London. You may be looking for an airport near Istanbul Airport to land at when traveling from London and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport, located in Istanbul is a great option. The cheapest route from London to Istanbul is LHR — IST with an average price of $206 RT during the month of August.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Istanbul Airport (IST)$206
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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)$309
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London City Airport (LCY) to Istanbul Airport (IST)$576
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London City Airport (LCY) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)$267
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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Istanbul Airport (IST)$261
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Easily compare round-trip flights from London to Istanbul

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from London to Istanbul by changing tabs
British Airways
Jan 16
LHR11:30 amLondon Heathrow
4h 00m
IST3:30 pmIstanbul
Jan 26
IST12:25 pmIstanbul
4h 25m
LHR4:50 pmLondon Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
Jan 13
LHR5:15 pmLondon Heathrow
14h 45m
1 stop
IST8:00 amIstanbul
Jan 23
IST12:30 pmIstanbul
4h 25m
LHR4:55 pmLondon Heathrow
KLM
Jan 11
LHR1:30 amLondon Heathrow
7h 25m
1 stop
IST8:55 amIstanbul
Jan 18
IST12:55 pmIstanbul
19h 50m
1 stop
LHR8:45 amLondon Heathrow
Lufthansa
Nov 28
LHR5:30 amLondon Heathrow
8h 40m
1 stop
IST2:10 pmIstanbul
Dec 3
IST2:00 pmIstanbul
6h 15m
1 stop
LHR8:15 pmLondon Heathrow
Aegean Airlines
Dec 1
LHR5:15 pmLondon Heathrow
14h 45m
1 stop
IST8:00 amIstanbul
Dec 10
IST11:50 amIstanbul
7h 25m
1 stop
LHR7:15 pmLondon Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
Nov 2
LGW8:25 amLondon Gatwick
3h 50m
IST12:15 pmIstanbul
Nov 11
IST10:05 amIstanbul
4h 05m
LGW2:10 pmLondon Gatwick

Find the cheapest one-way flights from London to Istanbul

If you're looking for one-way flights from London to Istanbul, view some of our deals below provided by Aegean Airlines, KLM and Turkish Airlines
Multiple Airlines
Nov 2
LGW10:25 amLondon Gatwick
15h 50m
1 stop
IST2:15 amIstanbul
Aegean Airlines
Dec 6
LHR5:15 pmLondon Heathrow
14h 45m
1 stop
IST8:00 amIstanbul
KLM
Dec 8
LHR1:50 pmLondon Heathrow
19h 05m
1 stop
IST8:55 amIstanbul

Search last-minute flights to Istanbul from London

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from London to Istanbul
Lufthansa
Aug 26
LHR5:30 amLondon Heathrow
5h 25m
1 stop
IST10:55 amIstanbul
Nov 16
IST2:00 pmIstanbul
6h 15m
1 stop
LHR8:15 pmLondon Heathrow
TAROM
Aug 27
LHR10:50 amLondon Heathrow
24h 50m
1 stop
IST11:40 amIstanbul
Oct 27
IST2:35 pmIstanbul
21h 30m
1 stop
LHR12:05 pmLondon Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
Aug 28
LGW1:10 pmLondon Gatwick
4h 00m
IST5:10 pmIstanbul
Sep 28
IST10:10 amIstanbul
4h 10m
LGW2:20 pmLondon Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
Aug 28
LHR4:30 amLondon Heathrow
10h 45m
1 stop
IST3:15 pmIstanbul
Sep 3
IST4:20 pmIstanbul
4h 05m
LHR8:25 pmLondon Heathrow
KLM
Aug 26
LCY3:45 amLondon City
6h 20m
1 stop
IST10:05 amIstanbul
Nov 14
IST12:55 pmIstanbul
26h 25m
1 stop
LCY3:20 pmLondon City
Lufthansa
Aug 26
LHR5:30 amLondon Heathrow
5h 25m
1 stop
IST10:55 amIstanbul
Nov 18
IST2:00 pmIstanbul
6h 15m
1 stop
LHR8:15 pmLondon Heathrow

Best airlines flying from London to Istanbul

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from London to Istanbul with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Juneyao AirlinesPriceFrom $12Free CancellationRating
0.0
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AnadoluJetPriceFrom $122Free CancellationRating
0.0
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Pegasus AirlinesPriceFrom $134Free CancellationRating
7.0
7.3

Boarding

6.9

Comfort

7.7

Crew

6.5

Entertainment

6.7

Food

Reviews

Pegasus is better than Wizz, Ryanair, Tui etc

1 / 10
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British AirwaysPriceFrom $151Free CancellationRating
6.3
6.6

Boarding

6.5

Comfort

7.2

Crew

6.2

Entertainment

6.0

Food

Reviews

All

1 / 10
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AtlasglobalPriceFrom $164Free CancellationRating
0.0
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Aegean AirlinesPriceFrom $182Free CancellationRating
8.4
8.6

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

8.7

Crew

7.8

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

Good

1 / 10
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LufthansaPriceFrom $208Free CancellationRating
7.2
7.3

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Crew

6.8

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

One person doing the entire boarding security, taking photos of passports and such. Unbelievable inefficiency. I will think thrice before I fly with Lufthansa again. 2 hour delay.

1 / 10
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Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom $220Free CancellationRating
8.0
7.9

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

All was perfect

1 / 10
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LOTPriceFrom $220Free CancellationRating
7.2
7.2

Boarding

7.2

Comfort

7.7

Crew

6.7

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Lots of delays and no responsibility for their mistakes.

1 / 10
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TAROMPriceFrom $458Free CancellationRating
7.7
8.1

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Crew

6.5

Entertainment

7.0

Food

Reviews

The flight was delayed more than 1 hour. The question regarding should not exist in a 35 min flight, it simply can't exist !

1 / 10
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Turkish Airlines flights from London to Istanbul

Our best Turkish Airlines deals on London to Istanbul flight tickets
Turkish Airlines
Nov 2
LGW8:25 amLondon Gatwick
3h 50m
IST12:15 pmIstanbul
Nov 11
IST10:05 amIstanbul
4h 05m
LGW2:10 pmLondon Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
Jan 24
LGW5:25 amLondon Gatwick
3h 45m
IST9:10 amIstanbul
Feb 28
IST10:05 amIstanbul
4h 05m
LGW2:10 pmLondon Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
Jan 12
LGW7:25 amLondon Gatwick
3h 50m
IST11:15 amIstanbul
Jan 21
IST10:05 amIstanbul
4h 05m
LGW2:10 pmLondon Gatwick

KLM flights from London to Istanbul

Our best KLM deals on London to Istanbul flight tickets
KLM
Jan 11
LHR1:30 amLondon Heathrow
7h 25m
1 stop
IST8:55 amIstanbul
Jan 18
IST12:55 pmIstanbul
19h 50m
1 stop
LHR8:45 amLondon Heathrow
KLM
Jan 18
LHR1:30 amLondon Heathrow
7h 25m
1 stop
IST8:55 amIstanbul
Jan 31
IST12:55 pmIstanbul
21h 10m
1 stop
LHR10:05 amLondon Heathrow
KLM
Feb 1
LHR12:05 pmLondon Heathrow
20h 50m
1 stop
IST8:55 amIstanbul
Feb 7
IST12:55 pmIstanbul
5h 55m
1 stop
LHR6:50 pmLondon Heathrow

  • Are airlines flying from London to Istanbul offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from London to Istanbul are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Turkish Airlines, British Airways, and Lufthansa. You can search for the full list of airlines like Turkish Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is London to Istanbul by plane?

    The straight-line distance from London to Istanbul is 1551.5 mi. 3h 45m is a normal flight duration for this route.



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