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Summary info about Ankara flight prices, duration and airlines

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Fastest flight time

3h 45m

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2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Ankara from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £63 (London Stansted to Ankara Esenboga).
The best return flight price to Ankara from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £147 (London Luton to Ankara Esenboga).
The fastest flight to Ankara from United Kingdom takes 3h 45m (London Stansted to Ankara Esenboga).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Ankara, including Pegasus Airlines and SunExpress.

Cheapest flights to Ankara airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Ankara airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport


London Stansted Airport (STN) to Ankara (ESB)

Typically, flights to Ankara from London are cheaper when flying from London Stansted to Ankara Esenboga, which has an average price of £249

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO ANKARA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJanuary19% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Ankara costs on average just £263 in January
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO ANKARA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly24% more expensiveIt costs about £405 for flights to Ankara from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO ANKARA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly571% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Ankara from London Heathrow Airport in July than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Ankara?

Flights to Ankara, Turkey, from London usually take between seven and 13 hours. It is possible to fly from London Heathrow to Ankara airport in around seven and a half hours, including one short stopover. If you fly from London Gatwick, this journey time can increase to up to 13 hours and can include two stops before you reach your destination. Flying from Manchester, this trip takes around 16 hours and likewise includes two stops. You can also fly to the Turkish capital from Belfast airport in around 20 hours with three stops on route.

Direct flights to Ankara Esenboğa Airport, Ankara from the UK are not currently available. However, if you fly from London Heathrow, you will usually only have one short stopover in Istanbul. If you’re flying from London Gatwick, this stop is likely to be in Ukraine. From either of these locations, you may also have to stop at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris before continuing your journey. If you get Ankara flight deals from Manchester airport, you will likely have to change over in London before continuing on to Istanbul and then to Ankara. If you fly from Belfast, you may have three stopovers, first in London and then again in Minsk and in Ukraine before you touch down in Turkey.

In general, January is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Ankara. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around £174. If you’re not able to fly to Ankara in January, then November is your next best option. Flight prices from United Kingdom to Ankara during November average around £190.

Most flyers found that booking tickets 10 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Ankara. During this timeframe, flight prices are around £263. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Ankara at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as £147 in the past 72 hours.

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Ankara is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as £317. When flying out on a Thursday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to Ankara for around £340.

The cheapest time of day to fly to Ankara is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as £293. Flights in the evening are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of £344.

During the warmer months, hikers around the Ankara area find that parks like Gençlik Parki are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Ankara in April, May, or June.

Ankara flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Ankara found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
13 Jan
LTN08:00London Luton
17h 20m
1 stop
ESB01:20Ankara Esenboga
20 Jan
ESB01:30Ankara Esenboga
19h 10m
1 stop
LTN20:40London Luton
Multiple Airlines
13 Jan
STN13:05London Stansted
27h 10m
1 stop
ESB16:15Ankara Esenboga
20 Jan
ESB01:00Ankara Esenboga
8h 50m
1 stop
STN09:50London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
29 Aug
STN21:50London Stansted
3h 45m
ESB01:35Ankara Esenboga
22 Sep
ESB05:55Ankara Esenboga
23h 25m
2 stops
STN05:20London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
11 Sep
STN03:55London Stansted
9h 50m
1 stop
ESB13:45Ankara Esenboga
15 Sep
ESB05:55Ankara Esenboga
23h 25m
2 stops
STN05:20London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
27 Sep
STN18:25London Stansted
24h 55m
1 stop
ESB19:20Ankara Esenboga
29 Sep
ESB05:55Ankara Esenboga
23h 25m
2 stops
STN05:20London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
29 Aug
STN21:50London Stansted
3h 45m
ESB01:35Ankara Esenboga
22 Sep
ESB05:55Ankara Esenboga
9h 40m
1 stop
STN15:35London Stansted

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Ankara

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Ankara, view some of our deals below provided by Pegasus Airlines and SunExpress
Multiple Airlines
31 Aug
STN15:35London Stansted
22h 50m
1 stop
ESB14:25Ankara Esenboga
Multiple Airlines
7 Sep
STN14:40London Stansted
17h 05m
1 stop
ESB07:45Ankara Esenboga
31 Aug
LTN15:35London Luton
4h 05m
ESB19:40Ankara Esenboga

Which airlines fly to Ankara?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Ankara

Which airlines fly to Ankara?

Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Lufthansa and SunExpress are the most popular airlines that fly from United Kingdom to Ankara on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Ankara with these airlines and other airlines flying from United Kingdom.

Turkish Airlines Flights to Ankara

Turkish Airlines will jet to Ankara around 65 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for Turkish Airlines, but prices as low as £245 have been found from Birmingham to Ankara. Turkish Airlines has scored 8.0/10 in momondo user reviews.

Lufthansa Flights to Ankara

Lufthansa flight deals to Ankara start from £220 - this is the best price found recently on momondo, and was a return journey departing from Birmingham. Over any normal week, Lufthansa flight prices are typically higher, but vary depending on where you fly from - Munich Franz Josef Strauss is the most popular Lufthansa departure point to Ankara so generally has the most availability. Lufthansa is scored a 7.2/10 in 348 reviews.

Airports near Ankara

Below you will find all the airports in Ankara along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Ankara airport?

There are several transport options to take you from Ankara airport to the city centre. Shuttle buses depart regularly from outside the airport terminal and connect with both the Kirikkale and Asti areas. There is also a bus stop located outside the airport arrivals area. Passengers should take the 442 bus for travel into the city. Taxis also operate 24-7 outside the airport terminal. Several car hire services also operate from within the airport and can help you book private transport when you arrive in Ankara. Parking is also widely available around the airport for those being collected on arrival.

Popular routes to Ankara

Most frequently searched flights to Ankara along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Ankara Flights
Fastest flight time4h 05m
Cheapest price£108
Birmingham to Ankara Flights
Fastest flight time6h 20m
Cheapest price£235
Manchester to Ankara Flights
Fastest flight time8h 25m
Cheapest price£221
Nottingham to Ankara Flights
Fastest flight time13h 15m
Cheapest price£374

Visa requirements for visiting Ankara

You need a valid passport to enter Turkey from the United Kingdom, however, you do not need a visa unless you plan to work or study in the country or are staying for more than 90 days. If your trip is longer than 90 days, you should contact the Turkish Consulate General for more information.

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Best things to do and see in Ankara

Ankara is a bustling hub of modern Turkish culture and home to many historical sites and monuments. Visitors to Ankara can explore the famous Anitkabir mausoleum. Anikabir is the burial place of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who led troops in Turkey’s War of Independence. Tourists can also explore the Anadolu Natural History Museum, which contains thousands of historical Hittite artefacts dating back as far as the Bronze Age and the Neolithic period. The MTA Sema Dag Natural History Museum is also highly recommended. This museum features exhibits about regional archaeological finds and has displays of dinosaur bones and fossils. Nearby, the Rahmi M. Koc Museum of transport and industry also makes for an interesting day out in Ankara. Ankara is also home to the Aqua Vega Aquarium. This tunnel aquarium is a great tourist attraction for children and families and is conveniently located inside a shopping centre. There are several other malls in the surrounding area and in the town centre, making Ankara an ideal shopping destination. Travellers could also take in the city’s well-maintained parks if they'd prefer to stretch their legs in the great outdoors.

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