|Distance||1549 miles (2498 km)|
|Average flight duration||4 h|
|Average plane ticket price||£102 (€116)|
|Airlines||Turkish Airlines, British Airways, pegasus or Atlasglobal|
Flights from Istanbul to London cover the 1549 miles (2498 km) long trip taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like Turkish Airlines, British Airways, pegasus or Atlasglobal. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as £77, but the average price of plane tickets is £102. Travellers depart most frequently from Istanbul Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
Find the best flights from Istanbul to London with Omio's travel partners Turkish Airlines and British Airways from £77. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
British Airways (BA) is the United Kingdom’s flag carrier airline with headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). BA is the second largest UK-based airline in terms of fleet size and number of passengers carried. Known as a full-service global airline, British Airways offers year-round low fares to destinations worldwide and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.
These are British Airways 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the flight from Istanbul to London:
Travelers wishing to visit England's busy capital from the old city of Istanbul, whether for business or pleasure, will find direct flights readily available. With between 15-16 direct departures per day and numerous indirect routes on top, the 1540-mile route can be completed in as little as 3 hours 50 minutes. Departure options begin in the early morning and are spread throughout the day, providing flights well into the evening.
Direct flights from Istanbul to London are offered by national carrier Turkish Airlines, Atlasjet, Pegasus and British Airways. Where an indirect route is chosen, passengers may have to change airline providers.
The quickest flight across the 1540-mile route is a Turkish Airlines service, taking just 3 hours 50 minutes. Most other direct departures take, on average, 15 minutes more. The longest takes closer to 4 hours 20 minutes. Indirect routes can take significantly longer, depending on the wait time at transfer stations.
Whenever travelers fly, they can expect 15-16 direct daily departures. A majority of these are offered by Pegasus each day. A further 15 indirect options are also available, but some of these involve extended travel times. Departures begin in the morning, at around 7:30 a.m. and are spread throughout the day until 9:00 p.m.
Departure airport: Flights depart from Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (IST) and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW). Ataturk is the busiest of the three airports in Turkey and is also closest to the center. It can be found on the European side of Istanbul, west of the city center and close to the Trans-European Motorway, for easy access by car. Sabiha Gokcen is 25 miles from the city center so will require more travel. Taxi and car rental are available at the airports, as is parking.
Arrival airport: Passengers can choose to arrive at any of London's main airports: Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, and London City. London City is the most central, though all have good rail and bus links to organize swift onward travel. Direct flights tend to land at Gatwick, Heathrow, and Stansted.
Travel between Istanbul, Turkey and London, United Kingdom by plane is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 15/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight from Istanbul to London before travelling.
The restriction level for your return flight to Istanbul, Turkey from London is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Turkey has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 12/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Istanbul from London closer to your date of departure here.
When booking flights from Istanbul, you can choose to fly out of Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport and Ataturk Airport. When arriving in London, you can end your journey in airports like London Heathrow Airport, London Stansted Airport and London Gatwick Airport.
Omio customers most frequently book their flights from Istanbul Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
Passengers board their flight most frequently from Istanbul Airport, which is located around 20.1 miles (32.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at London Heathrow Airport, located 14.3 miles (23 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from London Heathrow Airport to take you to the city centre of London.
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