Cheap flights from London to Istanbul from C$ 104

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Flight information for London to Istanbul

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Best price found

C$ 143

Fastest flight time

3h 45m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Istanbul

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Istanbul from London in the past 72 hours is C$ 143. The best round-trip flight deal from London to Istanbul found on momondo in the last 72 hours is C$ 307.
The fastest flight from London to Istanbul takes 3h 45m
There are no direct flights from London to Istanbul. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are London City Airport - Istanbul Airport, London Heathrow Airport - Istanbul Airport and London Gatwick Airport - Istanbul Airport.
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?

June. The cheapest time of year to fly to Istanbul from London is June. The most expensive is August.

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

Wizz Air UK. British Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Wizz Air UK 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?

59 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Istanbul is approximately 59 days to departure

How many flights depart from London to Istanbul on average per day?

The number of flights available between London and Istanbul is 26 per day as of December 2023. The most frequent departure time is 4:00p.m., with 49% of daily flights leaving in the afternoon.

How many flights depart from London to Istanbul on average per week?

184 flights are operational weekly from London to Istanbul as of December 2023. The most popular departure day for this route is Monday, with 18% of flights per week taking off on this day.

Can stopping save me money on London to Istanbul flights?

No. A direct flight is the cheapest option for a flight between London to Istanbul.

If you are looking to fly from London to Istanbul, you are most likely going to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Istanbul Airport, the most popular airports on that route. When booking your trip to Istanbul, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when travelling to Istanbul, you can try London Gatwick Airport (in London) or London City Airport (in London). If you are looking for an alternate airport to fly into near Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport is a great option and is located in Istanbul. The least expensive flight option from London to Istanbul will typically be LHR — IST during the month of December with an average price of C$ 233 RT.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Istanbul Airport (IST)C$ 233
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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Istanbul Airport (IST)C$ 425
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London City Airport (LCY) to Istanbul Airport (IST)C$ 476
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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)C$ 1,289
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London City Airport (LCY) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)C$ 3,357
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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
Wizz Air UK
12 Jan.
LGW12:45 p.m.London Gatwick
4h 10m
IST7:55 p.m.Istanbul
19 Jan.
IST8:30 p.m.Istanbul
4h 10m
LGW9:40 p.m.London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
12 Jan.
LGW3:40 p.m.London Gatwick
16h 45m
1 stop
IST11:25 a.m.Istanbul
19 Jan.
IST3:20 p.m.Istanbul
4h 10m
LGW4:30 p.m.London Gatwick
British Airways
12 Mar.
LHR7:55 a.m.London Heathrow
4h 10m
SAW3:05 p.m.Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
15 Mar.
SAW4:00 p.m.Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
4h 15m
LHR5:15 p.m.London Heathrow
Wizz Air UK
16 Jan.
LGW6:40 a.m.London Gatwick
4h 05m
IST1:45 p.m.Istanbul
19 Jan.
IST8:30 p.m.Istanbul
4h 10m
LGW9:40 p.m.London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
12 Jan.
LGW12:45 p.m.London Gatwick
4h 10m
IST7:55 p.m.Istanbul
17 Jan.
IST2:20 p.m.Istanbul
4h 10m
LGW3:30 p.m.London Gatwick
Air Serbia
10 Jan.
LHR1:20 p.m.London Heathrow
18h 30m
1 stop
IST10:50 a.m.Istanbul
12 Jan.
IST5:30 a.m.Istanbul
9h 50m
1 stop
LHR12:20 p.m.London Heathrow

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 Air Serbia, British Airways and Turkish Airlines
Air Serbia
9 Apr.
LHR1:30 p.m.London Heathrow
23h 20m
1 stop
IST2:50 p.m.Istanbul
British Airways
14 Mar.
LHR7:55 a.m.London Heathrow
4h 10m
SAW3:05 p.m.Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
14 Mar.
LGW8:45 p.m.London Gatwick
16h 45m
2 stops
IST4:30 p.m.Istanbul

Search last-minute flights to Istanbul from London

Find and compare round-trip flight prices for your last-minute flight from London to Istanbul
Wizz Air UK
13 Dec.
LGW11:35 a.m.London Gatwick
4h 05m
IST6:40 p.m.Istanbul
17 Jan.
IST2:20 p.m.Istanbul
4h 10m
LGW3:30 p.m.London Gatwick
LOT
13 Dec.
LHR6:30 a.m.London Heathrow
8h 00m
1 stop
IST5:30 p.m.Istanbul
11 Jan.
IST6:25 p.m.Istanbul
6h 35m
1 stop
LHR10:00 p.m.London Heathrow
British Airways
11 Dec.
LHR8:00 a.m.London Heathrow
4h 10m
SAW3:10 p.m.Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
18 Dec.
SAW4:00 p.m.Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
4h 15m
LHR5:15 p.m.London Heathrow
Lufthansa
10 Dec.
LHR7:30 a.m.London Heathrow
12h 05m
1 stop
IST10:35 p.m.Istanbul
17 Dec.
IST7:00 p.m.Istanbul
6h 15m
1 stop
LHR10:15 p.m.London Heathrow
KLM
9 Dec.
LHR6:30 a.m.London Heathrow
7h 25m
1 stop
IST4:55 p.m.Istanbul
13 Dec.
IST5:55 p.m.Istanbul
5h 55m
1 stop
LHR8:50 p.m.London Heathrow
Aegean Airlines
10 Dec.
LHR10:15 p.m.London Heathrow
9h 25m
1 stop
IST10:40 a.m.Istanbul
13 Dec.
IST11:30 a.m.Istanbul
12h 45m
1 stop
LHR9:15 p.m.London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from London to Istanbul

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from London to Istanbul with momondo
Airline
Rating
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Wizz Air UKPriceFrom C$ 129Free CancellationRating
5.6
23 reviews
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British AirwaysPriceFrom C$ 226Free CancellationRating
6.4
2,330 reviews
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Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom C$ 252Free CancellationRating
7.6
303 reviews
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Wizz Air UK flights from London to Istanbul

Our best Wizz Air UK deals on London to Istanbul flight tickets
Wizz Air UK
12 Jan.
LGW12:45 p.m.London Gatwick
4h 10m
IST7:55 p.m.Istanbul
19 Jan.
IST8:30 p.m.Istanbul
4h 10m
LGW9:40 p.m.London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
16 Jan.
LGW6:40 a.m.London Gatwick
4h 05m
IST1:45 p.m.Istanbul
4 Feb.
IST9:00 p.m.Istanbul
4h 10m
LGW10:10 p.m.London Gatwick
Wizz Air UK
12 Jan.
LGW12:45 p.m.London Gatwick
4h 10m
IST7:55 p.m.Istanbul
17 Jan.
IST2:20 p.m.Istanbul
4h 10m
LGW3:30 p.m.London Gatwick

Turkish Airlines flights from London to Istanbul

Our best Turkish Airlines deals on London to Istanbul flight tickets
Turkish Airlines
2 Jan.
LHR8:00 p.m.London Heathrow
3h 45m
IST2:45 a.m.Istanbul
12 Jan.
IST1:40 p.m.Istanbul
4h 00m
LHR2:40 p.m.London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
24 Feb.
LHR11:30 a.m.London Heathrow
3h 45m
IST6:15 p.m.Istanbul
5 Mar.
IST1:40 p.m.Istanbul
4h 00m
LHR2:40 p.m.London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
8 Jan.
LHR11:30 a.m.London Heathrow
3h 45m
IST6:15 p.m.Istanbul
14 Jan.
IST1:40 p.m.Istanbul
4h 00m
LHR2:40 p.m.London Heathrow

  • How far is London to Istanbul by plane?

    The straight-line distance from London to Istanbul is 2496.9 km. 3h 45m is a normal flight duration for this route.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from London to Istanbul?

    Prices for flights from London to Istanbul are refreshed on a daily basis.

  • How many operators does momondo search for flights from London to Istanbul?

  • How old do you have to be to fly from London to Istanbul?

    The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel from London to Istanbul.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Istanbul?

    The necessary travel and health documents for your Istanbul trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


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Can I find flights from London to Istanbul with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Flights from London to Istanbul with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

How can momondo help me find flights from London to Istanbul?

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