London to Istanbul flights

Fri, 31 May
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Overview: London to Istanbul flight

distanceDistance1549 miles
durationAverage flight duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£94 (€106)
changesDirect flightNo
carriersAirlinesPegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines, British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, LOT Polish Airlines, Air France, Ukraine International Airlines, KLM, Air Moldova, Air Serbia, Air Baltic or TAROM

Flights from London to Istanbul cover the 1549 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines, British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, LOT Polish Airlines, Air France, Ukraine International Airlines, KLM, Air Moldova, Air Serbia, Air Baltic or TAROM. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £94, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £45. Travellers depart most frequently from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

Cheap flights tickets from London to Istanbul

Showing times and prices for 31 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap flight ticket from London to Istanbul is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
AnadoluJet
11:503h50
London Stansted Airport (STN)
17:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
£1001One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
pegasus
00:203h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
06:05Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
£1091One-way
0 changes
pegasus
12:053h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
17:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
£1201One-way
0 changes
AnadoluJet
15:404h00
London Stansted Airport (STN)
21:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
£1221One-way
0 changes
wizz air uk
16:254h10
London Luton Airport (LTN)
22:35Istanbul Airport (IST)
£1221One-way
0 changes

Flight scheduleLondon to Istanbul

Showing flights for tomorrow, Friday, 31 May
pegasus
00:203h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
06:05Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
0 changes
Air France
06:158h15
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
16:30Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
wizz air uk
06:254h10
London Luton Airport (LTN)
12:35Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
KLM
06:307h35
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
16:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
KLM
06:308h40
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
17:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
Lot Polish Airlines
06:3015h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
23:40Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Lot Polish Airlines
06:306h35
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
15:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Lot Polish Airlines
06:308h15
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
16:45Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Lot Polish Airlines
06:3014h05
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
22:35Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
KLM
06:3012h30
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
21:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
Turkish Airlines
06:354h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
12:35Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
pegasus
07:103h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
12:55Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
0 changes
KLM Cityhopper
07:457h25
London City Airport (LCY)
17:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
KLM Cityhopper
07:456h20
London City Airport (LCY)
16:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
KLM Cityhopper
07:4511h15
London City Airport (LCY)
21:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
British Airways
07:503h45
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
13:35Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
0 changes
ITA
08:308h45
London City Airport (LCY)
19:15Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
ITA
08:307h50
London City Airport (LCY)
18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
KLM
08:405h25
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
16:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
KLM
08:406h30
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
17:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
KLM
08:4010h20
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
21:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
KLM Cityhopper
08:405h25
London City Airport (LCY)
16:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
KLM Cityhopper
08:4010h20
London City Airport (LCY)
21:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
KLM Cityhopper
08:406h30
London City Airport (LCY)
17:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
KLM
09:559h05
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
21:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
wizz air uk
10:104h05
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
16:15Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Lot Polish Airlines
10:1510h20
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
22:35Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Lot Polish Airlines
10:1511h25
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
23:40Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
British Airways
10:404h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
16:40Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
10:504h05
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
16:55Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
pegasus
11:2510h05
London Stansted Airport (STN)
23:30Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
Turkish Airlines
11:253h50
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
17:15Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
ITA
11:3528h45
London City Airport (LCY)
18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
2 changes
KLM
11:457h15
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
21:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
11:503h50
London Stansted Airport (STN)
17:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
0 changes
pegasus
12:053h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
17:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
0 changes
Air Serbia
13:3020h45
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
12:15Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Air Serbia
13:307h45
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
23:15Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Air Serbia
13:3027h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
18:40Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Air Serbia
13:3024h20
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
15:50Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Air Serbia
13:3011h55
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
03:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Turkish Airlines
13:454h00
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
19:45Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
ITA
13:5026h30
London City Airport (LCY)
18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
2 changes
ITA
13:5026h30
London City Airport (LCY)
18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
2 changes
pegasus
14:403h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
20:25Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
0 changes
tarom
14:506h20
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
23:10Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
tarom
14:5024h40
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
17:30Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
tarom
14:5016h35
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
tarom
14:5018h15
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
11:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
AnadoluJet
15:2517h35
London Stansted Airport (STN)
11:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
15:2519h30
London Stansted Airport (STN)
12:55Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
15:2514h10
London Stansted Airport (STN)
07:35Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
15:2525h40
London Stansted Airport (STN)
19:05Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
15:404h00
London Stansted Airport (STN)
21:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
0 changes
Turkish Airlines
16:004h00
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
22:00Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
wizz air uk
16:254h10
London Luton Airport (LTN)
22:35Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Aegean Airlines
16:3515h15
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:50Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Aegean Airlines
16:3510h50
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
05:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Turkish Airlines
16:403h50
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
22:30Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
ITA
16:4523h35
London City Airport (LCY)
18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
2 changes
pegasus
16:453h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
22:30Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
0 changes
ITA
16:4523h35
London City Airport (LCY)
18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
ITA
16:4529h00
London City Airport (LCY)
23:45Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
ITA
16:4523h35
London City Airport (LCY)
18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
2 changes
ITA
16:4524h30
London City Airport (LCY)
19:15Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Turkish Airlines
17:154h05
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
23:20Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Air France
17:3520h55
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
16:30Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Lot Polish Airlines
18:1018h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
14:10Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Lot Polish Airlines
18:1020h35
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
16:45Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Turkish Airlines
18:303h45
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
00:15Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
ITA
18:5521h25
London City Airport (LCY)
18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
2 changes
ITA
18:5521h25
London City Airport (LCY)
18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
2 changes
ITA
18:5521h25
London City Airport (LCY)
18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
2 changes
Aegean Airlines
19:008h25
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
05:25Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Aegean Airlines
19:0012h50
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:50Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
KLM Cityhopper
19:0514h45
London City Airport (LCY)
11:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
Turkish Airlines
19:053h55
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
01:00Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
KLM Cityhopper
19:1514h35
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
11:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
KLM Cityhopper
20:1013h40
London City Airport (LCY)
11:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
KLM Cityhopper
20:4513h05
London City Airport (LCY)
11:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
KLM Cityhopper
20:5512h55
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
11:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
wizz air uk
22:004h05
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
04:05Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes
Aegean Airlines
22:159h35
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:50Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
Aegean Airlines
22:1514h45
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
15:00Istanbul Airport (IST)
1 change
AnadoluJet
22:2511h20
London Stansted Airport (STN)
11:45Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
22:2520h30
London Stansted Airport (STN)
20:55Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
22:257h50
London Stansted Airport (STN)
08:15Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
22:2518h20
London Stansted Airport (STN)
18:45Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
22:2516h05
London Stansted Airport (STN)
16:30Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
22:2516h55
London Stansted Airport (STN)
17:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
22:2514h15
London Stansted Airport (STN)
14:40Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
AnadoluJet
22:257h20
London Stansted Airport (STN)
07:45Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 change
Turkish Airlines
22:303h50
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
04:20Istanbul Airport (IST)
0 changes

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Flight times from London to Istanbul

Showing times and prices for 31 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 45 m

Average

12 h 4 m

Flights per day

93

Distance

2498 km

Of the 93 flights that leave London for Istanbul every day 23 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
pegasus
12:053h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
17:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
£1201One-way
0 changes
Fastest
pegasus
16:453h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
22:30Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
£1471One-way
0 changes
Fastest
pegasus
14:403h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
20:25Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
£1251One-way
0 changes
Fastest
pegasus
07:103h45
London Stansted Airport (STN)
12:55Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
£1241One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Turkish Airlines
18:303h45
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
00:15Istanbul Airport (IST)
£2211One-way
0 changes

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Airlines: Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and British Airways London to Istanbul

Find the best flights between London and Istanbul with Omio's travel partners Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and British Airways from £58. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your flight to Istanbul from London including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.

London to Istanbul flight information with Air France:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: £328

FAQs: London to Istanbul flights

FAQs: Take a flight from London to Istanbul hassle-free. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Istanbul.
FAQs
Cheap plane tickets from London to Istanbul can start from as little as £45 when you book in advance. The average flight ticket price for London to Istanbul is £94; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by plane from London to Istanbul is 3 h 45 min   to travel the 1549 mile long route. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first flight from London to Istanbul leaves at 06: 35. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last flight from London to Istanbul leaves at 23: 15.
When taking a flight from London to Istanbul, you can count on Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines, British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, LOT Polish Airlines, Air France, Ukraine International Airlines, KLM, Air Moldova, Air Serbia, Air Baltic or TAROM for the best way to get you to Istanbul. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service from London to Istanbul and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.

Flights from London to Istanbul generally leave from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

London Gatwick Airport is 46.6 km away from London city centre and Istanbul Airport is 41.3 km from Istanbul city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from London to Istanbul by plane is June.
Yes, you can take a flight between London and Istanbul.

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