Cheap flights from London to Istanbul from C$ 121

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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

C$ 121

Fastest flight time

3h 50m

Direct flights

Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat and Sun

Airports in Istanbul

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Istanbul from London in the past 72 hours is C$ 121. The best round-trip flight deal from London to Istanbul found on momondo in the last 72 hours is C$ 478.
The fastest flight from London to Istanbul takes 3h 50m
Direct flights go from London to Istanbul on Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Air Canada and American 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. The most expensive is July.

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

British Airways

British Airways and Turkish Airlines are the most popular carriers operating from London to Istanbul

What is the cheapest London to Istanbul flight route?

London Gatwick - Istanbul

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

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

44 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Istanbul is approximately 44 days to departure

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 LGW — IST during the month of June with an average price of C$ 215 RT.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Istanbul Airport (IST)C$ 215
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London City Airport (LCY) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)C$ 272
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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)C$ 896
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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Istanbul Airport (IST)C$ 385
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London City Airport (LCY) to Istanbul Airport (IST)C$ 1,730
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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
12 Nov.
LHR11:25 a.m.London Heathrow
4h 00m
IST3:25 p.m.Istanbul
15 Nov.
IST2:50 a.m.Istanbul
4h 30m
LHR7:20 a.m.London Heathrow
Aegean Airlines
8 Oct.
LHR6:15 p.m.London Heathrow
9h 35m
1 stop
IST3:50 a.m.Istanbul
15 Oct.
IST6:35 a.m.Istanbul
12h 35m
1 stop
LHR7:10 p.m.London Heathrow
KLM
1 Dec.
LHR5:00 a.m.London Heathrow
27h 55m
1 stop
IST8:55 a.m.Istanbul
11 Dec.
IST12:55 p.m.Istanbul
16h 45m
1 stop
LHR5:40 a.m.London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
1 Sep.
LHR11:35 a.m.London Heathrow
9h 45m
1 stop
IST9:20 p.m.Istanbul
30 Sep.
IST1:00 p.m.Istanbul
26h 50m
1 stop
LHR3:50 p.m.London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
2 Nov.
LGW6:25 a.m.London Gatwick
3h 50m
IST10:15 a.m.Istanbul
9 Nov.
IST3:20 a.m.Istanbul
4h 05m
LGW7:25 a.m.London Gatwick
Lufthansa
9 Dec.
LCY3:10 a.m.London City
11h 00m
1 stop
IST2:10 p.m.Istanbul
11 Dec.
IST1:55 p.m.Istanbul
17h 35m
1 stop
LCY7:30 a.m.London City

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, British Airways and KLM
Aegean Airlines
26 Nov.
LHR5:15 p.m.London Heathrow
14h 45m
1 stop
IST8:00 a.m.Istanbul
British Airways
14 Nov.
LHR11:30 a.m.London Heathrow
4h 00m
IST3:30 p.m.Istanbul
KLM
2 Nov.
LCY3:45 a.m.London City
6h 10m
1 stop
IST9:55 a.m.Istanbul

Search last-minute flights to Istanbul from London

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Turkish Airlines
8 Jul.
LGW1:05 p.m.London Gatwick
4h 05m
IST5:10 p.m.Istanbul
20 Jul.
IST10:10 a.m.Istanbul
4h 10m
LGW2:20 p.m.London Gatwick
Lufthansa
6 Jul.
LHR2:30 a.m.London Heathrow
12h 45m
1 stop
IST3:15 p.m.Istanbul
20 Jul.
IST9:55 a.m.Istanbul
10h 45m
2 stops
LHR8:40 p.m.London Heathrow
KLM
6 Jul.
LCY3:05 p.m.London City
19h 00m
1 stop
IST10:05 a.m.Istanbul
13 Jul.
IST1:00 p.m.Istanbul
16h 15m
1 stop
LCY5:15 a.m.London City
TAROM
6 Jul.
LHR10:50 a.m.London Heathrow
24h 50m
1 stop
IST11:40 a.m.Istanbul
12 Jul.
IST9:15 a.m.Istanbul
26h 50m
1 stop
LHR12:05 p.m.London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
5 Jul.
LGW8:30 a.m.London Gatwick
9h 45m
1 stop
IST6:15 p.m.Istanbul
19 Jul.
IST10:00 p.m.Istanbul
17h 40m
2 stops
LGW3:40 p.m.London Gatwick
British Airways
8 Jul.
LHR6:30 a.m.London Heathrow
4h 10m
IST10:40 a.m.Istanbul
20 Jul.
IST1:35 p.m.Istanbul
4h 20m
LHR5:55 p.m.London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from London to Istanbul

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AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
British AirwaysPriceFrom C$ 191Free CancellationRating
6.5
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Turkish AirlinesPriceFrom C$ 286Free CancellationRating
8.3
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Aegean Airlines flights from London to Istanbul

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Aegean Airlines
8 Oct.
LHR6:15 p.m.London Heathrow
9h 35m
1 stop
IST3:50 a.m.Istanbul
15 Oct.
IST6:35 a.m.Istanbul
12h 35m
1 stop
LHR7:10 p.m.London Heathrow
Aegean Airlines
8 Oct.
LHR6:15 p.m.London Heathrow
9h 35m
1 stop
IST3:50 a.m.Istanbul
13 Oct.
IST11:50 a.m.Istanbul
7h 20m
1 stop
LHR7:10 p.m.London Heathrow
Aegean Airlines
1 Dec.
LHR5:15 p.m.London Heathrow
14h 45m
1 stop
IST8:00 a.m.Istanbul
5 Dec.
IST11:50 a.m.Istanbul
7h 25m
1 stop
LHR7:15 p.m.London Heathrow

British Airways flights from London to Istanbul

Our best British Airways deals on London to Istanbul flight tickets
British Airways
12 Nov.
LHR11:25 a.m.London Heathrow
4h 00m
IST3:25 p.m.Istanbul
15 Nov.
IST2:50 a.m.Istanbul
4h 30m
LHR7:20 a.m.London Heathrow
British Airways
14 Nov.
LHR11:30 a.m.London Heathrow
4h 00m
IST3:30 p.m.Istanbul
22 Nov.
IST12:25 p.m.Istanbul
4h 25m
LHR4:50 p.m.London Heathrow
British Airways
12 Nov.
LHR11:25 a.m.London Heathrow
4h 00m
IST3:25 p.m.Istanbul
19 Nov.
IST2:45 a.m.Istanbul
4h 30m
LHR7:15 a.m.London Heathrow

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

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from London to Istanbul, such as Turkish Airlines, British Airways, and LOT may have flexible cancellation policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is London to Istanbul by plane?

    The straight-line distance from London to Istanbul is 2496.9 km. 3h 50m is a normal flight duration for this route.



Alternative routes for London to Istanbul

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Fastest flight time12h 00m
Cheapest priceC$ 617

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