Cheap flights from London to Istanbul Airport

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Flight information for London to Istanbul Airport
(LON to IST)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from London to Istanbul Airport
Best price found£56The best flight deal from London to Istanbul Airport found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £56
Fastest flight time3h 45mThe fastest flight from London to Istanbul Airport takes 3h 45m
Direct flightsMon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and SunDirect flights go from London to Istanbul Airport on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Air Canada and American Airlines.

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Istanbul Airport

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 Airport?

March

The cheapest time of year to fly to Istanbul Airport from London is March. The most expensive is December.

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

Ukraine International Airlines

Aegean Airlines, Atlasglobal, and British Airways are the most popular carriers operating from London to Istanbul Airport

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

58 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Istanbul Airport is approximately 58 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from London to Istanbul Airport

Below you can see the best fares for your return 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 Airport by changing tabs
Lufthansa
5 Nov
LHR07:30London Heathrow
7h 40m
1 stop
IST15:10Istanbul
15 Nov
IST01:55Istanbul
6h 50m
1 stop
LHR08:45London Heathrow
British Airways
23 Feb
LHR11:35London Heathrow
4h 00m
IST15:35Istanbul
2 Mar
IST02:45Istanbul
4h 30m
LHR07:15London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
3 Dec
LHR17:15London Heathrow
9h 25m
1 stop
IST02:40Istanbul
6 Dec
IST02:45Istanbul
4h 30m
LHR07:15London Heathrow
LOT
23 Feb
LHR13:15London Heathrow
20h 35m
1 stop
IST09:50Istanbul
2 Mar
IST13:40Istanbul
17h 55m
1 stop
LHR07:35London Heathrow
KLM
21 Jan
LHR01:30London Heathrow
7h 25m
1 stop
IST08:55Istanbul
27 Jan
IST12:55Istanbul
5h 55m
1 stop
LHR18:50London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
25 Nov
LGW12:15London Gatwick
4h 00m
IST16:15Istanbul
3 Dec
IST03:20Istanbul
4h 05m
LGW07:25London Gatwick

Find the cheapest one-way flights from London to Istanbul Airport

If you're looking for one-way flights from London to Istanbul Airport, view some of our deals below provided by British Airways and Turkish Airlines
British Airways
14 Nov
LHR11:15London Heathrow
4h 00m
IST15:15Istanbul
British Airways
2 Nov
LHR12:25London Heathrow
4h 00m
IST16:25Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
10 Dec
LTN08:00London Luton
8h 30m
1 stop
IST16:30Istanbul

Search last-minute flights to Istanbul Airport from London

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from London to Istanbul Airport
Lufthansa
5 Nov
LHR07:30London Heathrow
7h 40m
1 stop
IST15:10Istanbul
15 Nov
IST01:55Istanbul
6h 50m
1 stop
LHR08:45London Heathrow
Aegean Airlines
5 Nov
LHR18:15London Heathrow
9h 25m
1 stop
IST03:40Istanbul
12 Nov
IST11:50Istanbul
7h 25m
1 stop
LHR19:15London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
3 Nov
LHR18:15London Heathrow
14h 45m
1 stop
IST09:00Istanbul
1 Dec
IST02:45Istanbul
4h 30m
LHR07:15London Heathrow
British Airways
3 Nov
LHR12:35London Heathrow
4h 00m
IST16:35Istanbul
1 Dec
IST02:45Istanbul
4h 30m
LHR07:15London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
5 Nov
LGW13:15London Gatwick
4h 00m
IST17:15Istanbul
10 Nov
IST03:20Istanbul
4h 05m
LGW07:25London Gatwick
Lufthansa
5 Nov
LHR07:30London Heathrow
7h 40m
1 stop
IST15:10Istanbul
15 Nov
IST01:55Istanbul
9h 05m
2 stops
LHR11:00London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from London to Istanbul Airport

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from London to Istanbul Airport with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
British Airways
PriceFrom £84
Free cancellation
Rating
7.0
Pegasus Airlines
PriceFrom £96
Free cancellation
Rating
7.3
Atlasglobal
PriceFrom £102
Free cancellation
Rating
0.0
Aegean Airlines
PriceFrom £111
Free cancellation
Rating
8.6
Ukraine International Airlines
PriceFrom £114
Free cancellation
Rating
7.3
LOT
PriceFrom £127
Free cancellation
Rating
7.2
Air France
PriceFrom £134
Free cancellation
Rating
7.8
Turkish Airlines
PriceFrom £134
Free cancellation
Rating
8.1
KLM
PriceFrom £139
Free cancellation
Rating
7.9
Air Serbia
PriceFrom £145
Free cancellation
Rating
6.5

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

    Some of our partner airlines flying from London to Istanbul are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Turkish Airlines, British Airways, and Pegasus Airlines. You can search for the full list of airlines such as Turkish Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is London to Istanbul by plane?

    The distance between London and Istanbul is about 1531.5 mi. Typically, this will take 3h 50m by plane in normal conditions.


Can I fly to Istanbul from London right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Istanbul

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Can I fly back to London from Istanbul?

Returning to London from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering London.

If you are planning to travel to Istanbul Airport at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for London to Istanbul Airport

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
London to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport Flights
Fastest flight time3h 40m
Cheapest price£74
Birmingham to Istanbul Airport Flights
Fastest flight time3h 55m
Cheapest price£92
Birmingham to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport Flights
Fastest flight time7h 00m
Cheapest price£92
Manchester to Istanbul Airport Flights
Fastest flight time4h 00m
Cheapest price£97
Manchester to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport Flights
Fastest flight time4h 00m
Cheapest price£97
Bristol to Istanbul Airport Flights
Fastest flight time7h 35m
Cheapest price£114
Leeds to Istanbul Airport Flights
Fastest flight time12h 55m
Cheapest price£129
Newcastle upon Tyne to Istanbul Airport Flights
Fastest flight time8h 30m
Cheapest price£137
Southampton to Istanbul Airport Flights
Fastest flight time20h 35m
Cheapest price£270

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