Flights from London to Istanbul

Search and find cheap flights from London to Istanbul (Turkey, Europe)
Search and find cheap flights from London to Istanbul (Turkey, Europe)

Looking for the best tickets for London to Istanbul?

Look no more. We’ve gone through the latest 156,249,741 fares to bring you all the insights you could possibly want.
Expect to pay
124 GBP for flights from London to Istanbul leaving on 03/10/2017 and returning on 27/10/2017
Low 80 GBP
124 GBP
High 418 GBP
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for London — Istanbul is approximately 60 days to departure.
London to Istanbul flights are usually cheapest between 1 and 2 months before departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Istanbul from London is September and November. Most expensive are July and December.
The cheapest flights from London to Istanbul are currently available between October and October.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Ukraine International Airlines, Air Moldova and Swiss International Air Lines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Ukraine International Airlines, Air Moldova and Swiss International Air Lines are the most popular choices flying from London to Istanbul.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Ukraine International Airlines
+6%
Air Moldova
+6%
Swiss International Air Lines
+13%
Cityjet
+20%
Austrian Airlines
+22%
SunExpress
+23%
Best time to fly
London to Istanbul flights are approximately 6% more expensive in the morning than in the evening.
It's generally cheaper to take evening flights from London to Istanbul.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Friday.
Friday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly Stansted - Sabiha Gokcen for the best London to Istanbul flight prices saving up to 4% on average.
Of the possible routes between London and Istanbul best prices tend to be found on Stansted - Sabiha Gokcen.
We scan 58 sites offering flights from London to Istanbul to find all the best options.
Impact on price
Stansted-Sabiha Gokcen
+0%
Luton-Ataturk
+3%
Heathrow-Sabiha Gokcen
+4%
Luton-Sabiha Gokcen
+5%
Heathrow-Ataturk
+6%
London City Airport-Sabiha Gokcen
+8%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from London to Ataturk all week with a flight time of 3 hours 30 minutes.
Direct flights available: 158 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Gatwick - Boryspil - Ataturk, Heathrow - Schiphol - Sabiha Gokcen and Heathrow - Frankfurt Intl - Ataturk.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from London to Ataturk include Boryspil, Schiphol and Frankfurt Intl.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Istanbul from London
Return trip
23 Aug - 28 Sep
105 GBP
CFOpodoUK
LON LON
4h 0min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 10min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
23 Aug - 30 Sep
116 GBP
CFOpodoUK
LON LON
4h 0min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 15min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
23 Aug - 29 Sep
122 GBP
TravelgenioGB
LON LON
3h 55min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 5min
Direct
LON LON

Go right away

Last minute flights from London to Istanbul
Return trip
23 Aug - 23 Sep
130 GBP
CFEbookersGB
LON LON
4h 0min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 0min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
23 Aug - 15 Sep
147 GBP
CFOpodoUK
LON LON
7h 10min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
17h 30min
1 stop
LON LON
Return trip
23 Aug - 13 Sep
159 GBP
TripairGB
LON LON
24h 20min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
17h 30min
1 stop
LON LON

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from London to Istanbul
Return trip
6 Sep - 20 Dec
109 GBP
SkyToursGB
LON LON
4h 0min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 0min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
6 Sep - 15 Nov
117 GBP
TripairGB
LON LON
3h 55min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 5min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
6 Sep - 21 Sep
118 GBP
CFGotoGateUK
LON LON
4h 0min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
3h 55min
Direct
LON LON

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Istanbul to London
Return trip
23 Aug - 6 Sep
228 GBP
EDreamsUK
IST IST
24h 0min
1 stop
LON LON
LON LON
3h 50min
Direct
IST IST
Return trip
23 Aug - 1 Sep
238 GBP
CFGotoGateUK
IST IST
6h 25min
1 stop
LON LON
LON LON
5h 20min
1 stop
IST IST
Return trip
23 Aug - 10 Oct
247 GBP
CFKissAndFlyGB
IST IST
24h 0min
1 stop
LON LON
LON LON
4h 0min
Direct
IST IST

Weather forecast for Istanbul

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Istanbul.

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

24°C
17°C

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

29°C
23°C

Thursday, 24 August 2017

28°C
23°C

Friday, 25 August 2017

29°C
23°C

Saturday, 26 August 2017

30°C
24°C

Sunday, 27 August 2017

31°C
24°C

Monday, 28 August 2017

32°C
25°C

So what's it going to cost once you're in Istanbul

Compare the costs of everyday items in London and Istanbul
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
London
2.63 GBP
33%
Istanbul
1.77 GBP
Cappuccino is 33% cheaper in Istanbul than London
MEAL
Inexpensive
London
15.02 GBP
71%
Istanbul
4.42 GBP
Meal is 71% cheaper in Istanbul than London
MILK
1 liter
London
3.47 GBP
29%
Istanbul
2.46 GBP
Milk is 29% cheaper in Istanbul than London
BUS
One-way ticket
London
2.5 GBP
78%
Istanbul
0.56 GBP
Bus is 78% cheaper in Istanbul than London
CINEMA
1 ticket
London
12.02 GBP
63%
Istanbul
4.42 GBP
Cinema is 63% cheaper in Istanbul than London
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