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Cheap Flights from London to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - LON to IST

Popular flights from London to Istanbul

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Adria Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-May-2016 21-May-2016 £514
01-Jun-2016 08-Jun-2016 £514
04-Jun-2016 08-Jun-2016 £514
04-Jun-2016 11-Jun-2016 £514
04-Jun-2016 18-Jun-2016 £514
Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
20-May-2016 22-May-2016 £158
Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
22-May-2016 01-Jun-2016 £1,594
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
23-May-2016 27-May-2016 £956
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
26-May-2016 01-Jun-2016 £166
26-May-2016 06-Jun-2016 £166
26-May-2016 08-Jun-2016 £166
Air Malta
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-May-2016 24-May-2016 £323
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Jun-2016 15-Jun-2016 £157
14-Jun-2016 22-Jun-2016 £157
16-Jun-2016 22-Jun-2016 £157
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-May-2016 24-May-2016 £98
16-May-2016 25-May-2016 £98
17-May-2016 24-May-2016 £98
17-May-2016 24-May-2016 £98
18-May-2016 24-May-2016 £98
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Jun-2016 25-Jun-2016 £1,114
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25-May-2016 01-Jun-2016 £151
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Jun-2016 30-Jun-2016 £1,239
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Sep-2016 08-Sep-2016 £1,218
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Jun-2016 08-Jun-2016 £1,297
Germanwings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Jun-2016 13-Jun-2016 £294
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-May-2016 14-May-2016 £280
07-May-2016 16-May-2016 £280
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-May-2016 21-May-2016 £140
18-May-2016 22-May-2016 £140
18-May-2016 23-May-2016 £140
18-May-2016 24-May-2016 £140
18-May-2016 27-May-2016 £140
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Jun-2016 19-Jun-2016 £189
18-Jun-2016 19-Jun-2016 £189
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Jun-2016 19-Jun-2016 £142
Luxair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
11-Jul-2016 19-Jul-2016 £673
12-Jul-2016 19-Jul-2016 £673
13-Jul-2016 19-Jul-2016 £673
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
11-May-2016 15-May-2016 £85
11-May-2016 16-May-2016 £85
11-May-2016 16-May-2016 £85
11-May-2016 17-May-2016 £85
17-May-2016 22-May-2016 £85
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-May-2016 22-May-2016 £618
SunExpress
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Jul-2016 15-Jul-2016 £239
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Jun-2016 19-Jun-2016 £255
07-Jun-2016 18-Jun-2016 £255
14-Jun-2016 19-Jun-2016 £255
25-Jun-2016 03-Jul-2016 £255
25-Aug-2016 14-Sep-2016 £255
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-May-2016 20-May-2016 £435
16-May-2016 23-May-2016 £435
25-May-2016 27-May-2016 £435
25-May-2016 30-May-2016 £435
25-May-2016 01-Jun-2016 £435
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
08-Jun-2016 10-Jun-2016 £88
08-Jun-2016 12-Jun-2016 £88
08-Jun-2016 12-Jun-2016 £88
08-Jun-2016 12-Jun-2016 £88
08-Jun-2016 13-Jun-2016 £88
Wizz Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
20-Jul-2016 03-Aug-2016 £278
Air Baltic
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Sep-2016 08-Sep-2016 £625
easyJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
20-Jul-2016 03-Aug-2016 £372

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from London to Istanbul (LON to IST)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from London to Istanbul, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be £89.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from London to Istanbul (LON to IST)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from London to Istanbul based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from London to Istanbul

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from London to Istanbul should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days £85 £149
7-14 days £85 £140
14-21 days £98 £140
21-30 days £107 £140
30-60 days £88 £142
60-90 days £133 £157
90+ days £87 £133

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to Istanbul

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from London to Istanbul.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£88 £85 £85 £88 £91 £90 £90

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from London to Istanbul

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from London to Istanbul.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May London Istanbul Pegasus 11/05/16 15/05/16 0 £85
June London Istanbul Pegasus 08/06/16 28/06/16 0 £88
July London Istanbul Pegasus 03/07/16 18/07/16 0 £133
August London Istanbul Lufthansa 23/08/16 06/09/16 1 £149
September London Istanbul Atlasjet 21/09/16 01/10/16 0 £87
October London Istanbul Atlasjet 01/10/16 03/10/16 0 £87
November London Istanbul Atlasjet 01/11/16 04/11/16 0 £87
December London Istanbul Atlasjet 01/12/16 10/12/16 0 £87

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from London to Istanbul

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from London to Istanbul.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
£107
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
£107 £98
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
£98 £168
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
£168 £170
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
£170 £88
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
£88

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from London to Istanbul (LON to IST)

Your London to Istanbul flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from London to Istanbul is £617.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Istanbul is £116.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from London to Istanbul.

Nonstop Flight Details from London to Istanbul
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:05 17:45
Atlasjet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:35 13:35
Pegasus 4 3 4 4 2 3 3 01:05 23:55
Turkish 10 9 9 9 9 10 10 06:45 22:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from London to Istanbul (LON to IST)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from London to Istanbul. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from London to Istanbul is £408.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Istanbul is £542.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, Corendon, SunExpress, Monarch £111
Birmingham to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, easyJet, WIZZ, Sunexpress, SunExpress, Monarch £107
Bristol to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, easyJet, WIZZ, Sunexpress, SunExpress £198
Leeds Bradford to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Turkish £218
Liverpool to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Czech, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £293
Rotterdam to Istanbul Onur Air, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Pegasus, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £124
Cardiff to Istanbul Onur Air, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Pegasus, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £193
Nottingham to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £353
Southampton to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £179
Lille to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, KLM, Turkish £1,253
Humberside to Istanbul Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish £282
Jersey to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Brussels, Turkish £271
Norwich to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £352
Exeter to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Czech, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal £198
Caen to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, KLM £756
London to New York Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet, Great Lakes £359
London to Athens Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Volotea, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch £131
London to Dubai Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Eurowings, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, Monarch £279
London to Rome Germanwings, Aegean, HOP!, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, Monarch £70
London to Bucharest Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Air Nostrum, Monarch £133
London to Izmir Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Sunexpress, SunExpress £117
London to Toronto Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet, City Jet £238
London to Tirana Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Blue Panorama, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch £182
London to Sofia Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ £68
London to Larnaca Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch £134
London to Varna Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Primera Air, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, Sunexpress £171
London to Antalya Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress, Monarch £117
London to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, City Jet, Monarch £64
London to Tehran Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, IranAir, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £219
London to Tel Aviv - Yafo Israir, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Arkia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, El Al, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, Monarch £164

Airlines Flying from London to Istanbul (LON to IST)

Below are the different airlines that fly from London to Istanbul with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from London to Istanbul.

London to Istanbul
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Germanwings CGN X X
Air Moldova KIV X X X
Aegean ATH X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Air Algerie ALG X X X X X
Alitalia FCO X X X X X X X
British Airways - X X X X X X X
Air Serbia BEG X X X X X X X
Astana TSE X X
Astana TSE / ALA X X X
Atlasjet - X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC / FRA X X X X X X X
LOT WAW X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Swiss GVA / ZRH X X X X X X X
Pegasus - X X X X X X X
UIA KBP X X X X X X X
TAROM OTP X X X X X X X
Aeroflot SVO X X X X X X X
Turkish - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in London and Istanbul, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

London to Istanbul Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from London to Istanbul?
Answer: The average London to Istanbul flight time is 3 hours and 51 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between London and Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from London to Istanbul is 2481 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from London to Istanbul?
Answer: There are 117 direct flights from London to Istanbul.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from London to Istanbul?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 56% of the non-stop flights between London and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from London to Istanbul?
Answer: Zurich, CH
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