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
133 GBP for flights from London to Istanbul leaving on 09/05/2017 and returning on 02/06/2017
Low 71 GBP
133 GBP
High 334 GBP
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for London — Istanbul is approximately 60 days to departure.
Normally the best deals on London to Istanbul flights are available 1 to 2 months prior to departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Istanbul from London is January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
The cheapest flights from London to Istanbul are currently available between May and June.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Ukraine International Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines and Pegasus Airlines are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Ukraine International Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines and Pegasus Airlines are the most popular choices flying from London to Istanbul.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Ukraine International Airlines
+7%
Swiss International Air Lines
+15%
Pegasus Airlines
+17%
AtlasGlobal
+21%
Tyrolean Airways
+21%
Austrian Airlines
+26%
Best time to fly
London to Istanbul flights are approximately 4% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon.
It's generally cheaper to take afternoon 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 Heathrow - Ataturk for the best London to Istanbul flight prices saving up to 2% on average.
Of the possible routes between London and Istanbul best prices tend to be found on Heathrow - Ataturk.
We scan 39 sites offering flights from London to Istanbul to find all the best options.
Impact on price
Heathrow-Ataturk
+0%
Gatwick-Sabiha Gokcen
+2%
Stansted-Ataturk
+2%
Luton-Sabiha Gokcen
+4%
Gatwick-Ataturk
+5%
Luton-Ataturk
+5%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from London to Ataturk all week with a flight time of 2 hours 50 minutes.
Direct flights available: 94 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Gatwick - Borispol - Ataturk, Heathrow - Frankfurt Intl - Ataturk and Heathrow - Schiphol - Ataturk.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from London to Ataturk include Borispol, Frankfurt Intl and Schiphol.
Direct flights available on
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Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Istanbul from London
Return trip
30 Mar - 11 Apr
167 GBP
BravoFlyMOBUK
LON LON
4h 0min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 5min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
30 Mar - 4 Apr
182 GBP
BravoFlyMOBUK
LON LON
4h 10min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 10min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
30 Mar - 31 Mar
203 GBP
CFOpodoUK
LON LON
4h 0min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 20min
Direct
LON LON

Go right away

Last minute flights from London to Istanbul
Return trip
29 Mar - 1 Apr
130 GBP
CrystalTravelGB
LON LON
6h 20min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
5h 45min
1 stop
LON LON
Return trip
29 Mar - 8 Apr
139 GBP
GotoGateUK
LON LON
6h 20min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
10h 15min
1 stop
LON LON
Return trip
29 Mar - 28 Apr
140 GBP
CrystalTravelGB
LON LON
7h 20min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
8h 45min
1 stop
LON LON

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from London to Istanbul
Return trip
12 Apr - 30 May
116 GBP
CFOpodoUK
LON LON
3h 55min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 5min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
12 Apr - 17 Sep
120 GBP
CrystalTravelGB
LON LON
13h 40min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
8h 0min
1 stop
LON LON
Return trip
12 Apr - 29 Apr
132 GBP
OmegaTravelGB
LON LON
11h 0min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
15h 10min
1 stop
LON LON

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Istanbul to London
Return trip
29 Mar - 5 May
110 GBP
CFOpodoUK
IST IST
4h 20min
Direct
LON LON
LON LON
4h 10min
Direct
IST IST
Return trip
29 Mar - 3 Apr
115 GBP
CFOpodoUK
IST IST
5h 55min
1 stop
LON LON
LON LON
11h 0min
1 stop
IST IST
Return trip
29 Mar - 5 Apr
119 GBP
CFOpodoUK
IST IST
4h 20min
Direct
LON LON
LON LON
13h 40min
1 stop
IST IST

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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
2.62 GBP
35%
Istanbul
1.71 GBP
Cappuccino is 35% cheaper in Istanbul than London
MEAL
Inexpensive
London
14.99 GBP
71%
Istanbul
4.41 GBP
Meal is 71% cheaper in Istanbul than London
MILK
1 liter
London
3.42 GBP
32%
Istanbul
2.32 GBP
Milk is 32% cheaper in Istanbul than London
BUS
One-way ticket
London
2.5 GBP
79%
Istanbul
0.54 GBP
Bus is 79% cheaper in Istanbul than London
CINEMA
1 ticket
London
11.99 GBP
63%
Istanbul
4.41 GBP
Cinema is 63% cheaper in Istanbul than London
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