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)

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Expect to pay
112 GBP for flights from London to Istanbul leaving on 26/02/2017 and returning on 17/03/2017
Low 75 GBP
112 GBP
High 336 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 January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
The cheapest flights from London to Istanbul are currently available between February and March.
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.
momondo users most frequently choose to fly from London to Istanbul with either Ukraine International Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines or Pegasus Airlines.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Ukraine International Airlines
+9%
Swiss International Air Lines
+16%
Pegasus Airlines
+18%
AtlasGlobal
+19%
Tyrolean Airways
+22%
Austrian Airlines
+26%
Best time to fly
London to Istanbul flights are approximately 4% more expensive in the morning than in the evening.
Morning flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Friday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Friday.
Impact on price
Cheapest route
Fly Heathrow - Ataturk for the best London to Istanbul flight prices saving up to 2% on average.
Heathrow - Ataturk tends to be 2% cheaper than London City Airport - Sabiha Gokcen.
momondo compares flights to Istanbul from London from 36 different sites.
Impact on price
Heathrow-Ataturk
+0%
Gatwick-Sabiha Gokcen
+1%
Stansted-Ataturk
+2%
Luton-Sabiha Gokcen
+3%
Gatwick-Ataturk
+3%
Luton-Ataturk
+4%
Direct flights
There are direct flights from London to Ataturk all week with a flight time of 2 hours 50 minutes.
Direct flights available: 142 PER WEEK
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Heathrow - Frankfurt Intl - Ataturk, Heathrow - Fiumicino - Ataturk and Gatwick - Borispol - Ataturk.
Stop-off cities for indirect flights from London to Ataturk include Frankfurt Intl, Fiumicino and Borispol.
Direct flights available on
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Get there quickly

Direct flights to Istanbul from London
Return trip
17 Jan - 23 Feb
75 GBP
CFOpodoUK
LON LON
3h 45min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 5min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
17 Jan - 26 Jan
76 GBP
CFOpodoUK
LON LON
3h 45min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 10min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
17 Jan - 27 May
82 GBP
Opodo
LON LON
3h 55min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 20min
Direct
LON LON

Go right away

Last minute flights from London to Istanbul
Return trip
17 Jan - 27 Jan
105 GBP
CFBravoFlyMOBUK
LON LON
3h 45min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 20min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
17 Jan - 29 Jan
112 GBP
Expedia
LON LON
3h 45min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 15min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
17 Jan - 22 Jan
112 GBP
SkylordTravelUK
LON LON
6h 0min
1 stop
IST IST
IST IST
19h 5min
1 stop
LON LON

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from London to Istanbul
Return trip
31 Jan - 10 Feb
73 GBP
CFOpodoUK
LON LON
3h 40min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 5min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
31 Jan - 13 Feb
83 GBP
Expedia
LON LON
3h 55min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 5min
Direct
LON LON
Return trip
31 Jan - 22 Feb
83 GBP
CFOpodoUK
LON LON
3h 55min
Direct
IST IST
IST IST
4h 5min
Direct
LON LON

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Istanbul to London
Return trip
17 Jan - 26 Jan
78 GBP
Opodo
IST IST
4h 20min
Direct
LON LON
LON LON
3h 45min
Direct
IST IST
Return trip
17 Jan - 24 Jan
79 GBP
Opodo
IST IST
4h 20min
Direct
LON LON
LON LON
3h 45min
Direct
IST IST
Return trip
17 Jan - 31 Jan
96 GBP
Opodo
IST IST
4h 20min
Direct
LON LON
LON LON
3h 45min
Direct
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
37%
Istanbul
1.64 GBP
Cappuccino is 37% cheaper in Istanbul than London
MEAL
Inexpensive
London
15.07 GBP
74%
Istanbul
3.94 GBP
Meal is 74% cheaper in Istanbul than London
MILK
1 liter
London
3.43 GBP
35%
Istanbul
2.21 GBP
Milk is 35% cheaper in Istanbul than London
BUS
One-way ticket
London
2.51 GBP
79%
Istanbul
0.52 GBP
Bus is 79% cheaper in Istanbul than London
CINEMA
1 ticket
London
12.05 GBP
67%
Istanbul
3.94 GBP
Cinema is 67% cheaper in Istanbul than London
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