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from Istanbul to London

You can get from Istanbul to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Istanbul to London on 29 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:50Istanbul Airport7h20 21:10London Heathrow Airport
1 changes
£2031One-way
Cheapest
15:50Istanbul Airport7h20 21:10London Heathrow Airport
1 changes
£2031One-way
Other options
09:25Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport4h05 11:30London Stansted Airport
0 changes
£3371One-way
11:35Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport4h05 13:40London Stansted Airport
0 changes
£3371One-way
21:00Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport4h05 23:05London Stansted Airport
0 changes
£4391One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
28 Oct
£248Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£191Ukraine Intl. Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£140Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£221Ukraine Intl. Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£112Air Moldova
Tue
2 Nov
£107Ukraine Intl. Airlines
Fri
5 Nov
£63pegasus
Sat
6 Nov
£103pegasus
Sun
7 Nov
£128pegasus
Mon
8 Nov
£41British Airways
Fri
12 Nov
£71Aegean Airlines
Sun
14 Nov
£86British Airways
Tue
16 Nov
£63pegasus
Wed
17 Nov
£53pegasus

Travel Information to London from Istanbul

distanceDistance1549 miles (2498 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £128 • 4 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAegean Airlines

Travel 1549 miles (2498 km) by flight to London from Istanbul. Aegean Airlines is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Istanbul to London.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for United Kingdom due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Istanbul and London?

International travel from Istanbul, Turkey to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Turkey?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if travelling from Istanbul?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 28/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Istanbul to London.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Istanbul, Turkey from London, United Kingdom?

Return travel to Istanbul, Turkey from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Turkey from United Kingdom?

Entry into Turkey is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Turkey from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Turkey:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Turkey?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Turkey to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Istanbul, Turkey was last verified on 23/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Istanbul from London.

What are my travel options from Istanbul to London?

Travelling from Istanbul to London includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to London from Istanbul?

The fastest way to travel from Istanbul to London is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 5 min.

What is the distance from Istanbul to London?

You should expect to travel around 1549 miles (2498 km) from Istanbul to London.

What are the departure and arrival points in Istanbul and in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Istanbul to London:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Istanbul Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Istanbul to London?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Istanbul and London:

  • You can travel by plane to London from Istanbul with Aegean Airlines, and you can find Aegean Airlines Istanbul to London tickets for £128 on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Istanbul to London?

Yes, there is a direct service from Istanbul to London:

  • You'll find direct flight services to London with pegasus or Turkish Airlines.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel to London from Istanbul?
Your journey from Istanbul to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Istanbul to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
How early should I purchase Istanbul to London tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Istanbul to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £128 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Istanbul to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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