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FareCompare's flight comparison tool will search through all flights and plane tickets from London to Istanbul, finding you the most direct flight for the best price. Whether you prefer round-trip or one-way tickets, FareCompare will find the cheapest flight from London to Istanbul so you can spend time planning the fun parts of traveling.

Cheap Flights from London to Istanbul - LON to IST

Cheap flights from London to Istanbul

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Adria Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
23-Sep-2015 26-Sep-2015 £366
Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
22-Sep-2015 30-Sep-2015 £84
Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Aug-2015 26-Aug-2015 £1,441
13-Sep-2015 15-Sep-2015 £1,441
14-Sep-2015 16-Sep-2015 £1,441
15-Sep-2015 17-Sep-2015 £1,441
15-Sep-2015 18-Sep-2015 £1,441
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
21-Sep-2015 26-Sep-2015 £981
23-Sep-2015 27-Sep-2015 £981
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19-Sep-2015 29-Sep-2015 £152
Air Malta
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29-Oct-2015 08-Nov-2015 £291
09-Nov-2015 15-Nov-2015 £291
13-Nov-2015 15-Nov-2015 £291
14-Nov-2015 17-Nov-2015 £291
16-Nov-2015 20-Nov-2015 £291
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
22-Sep-2015 29-Sep-2015 £142
22-Sep-2015 03-Oct-2015 £142
22-Sep-2015 07-Oct-2015 £142
22-Sep-2015 08-Oct-2015 £142
23-Sep-2015 29-Sep-2015 £142
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12-Nov-2015 15-Nov-2015 £77
13-Nov-2015 15-Nov-2015 £77
14-Nov-2015 21-Nov-2015 £77
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Nov-2015 08-Nov-2015 £167
12-Nov-2015 15-Nov-2015 £167
13-Nov-2015 15-Nov-2015 £167
15-Nov-2015 01-Dec-2015 £167
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Sep-2015 13-Sep-2015 £1,392
08-Sep-2015 13-Sep-2015 £1,392
04-Nov-2015 10-Nov-2015 £1,392
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Aug-2015 21-Aug-2015 £1,190
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-Aug-2015 20-Aug-2015 £1,213
Germanwings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
28-Sep-2015 30-Sep-2015 £230
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Nov-2015 08-Nov-2015 £194
15-Nov-2015 30-Nov-2015 £194
22-Nov-2015 29-Nov-2015 £194
29-Nov-2015 06-Dec-2015 £194
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Nov-2015 16-Nov-2015 £143
03-Nov-2015 09-Nov-2015 £143
05-Nov-2015 16-Nov-2015 £143
07-Nov-2015 11-Nov-2015 £143
08-Nov-2015 11-Nov-2015 £143
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Nov-2015 06-Nov-2015 £157
23-Nov-2015 28-Nov-2015 £157
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Aug-2015 13-Aug-2015 £174
15-Aug-2015 22-Aug-2015 £174
20-Aug-2015 25-Aug-2015 £174
31-Aug-2015 10-Sep-2015 £174
06-Sep-2015 15-Sep-2015 £174
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Nov-2015 12-Nov-2015 £90
05-Nov-2015 16-Nov-2015 £90
12-Nov-2015 17-Nov-2015 £90
12-Nov-2015 20-Nov-2015 £90
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
26-Nov-2015 29-Nov-2015 £447
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25-Oct-2015 29-Oct-2015 £231
26-Oct-2015 29-Oct-2015 £231
15-Nov-2015 30-Nov-2015 £231
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
26-Nov-2015 29-Nov-2015 £232
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
26-Oct-2015 29-Oct-2015 £123

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 £78.

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 £175 £264
7-14 days £114 £129
14-21 days £114 £125
21-30 days £114 £129
30-60 days £114 £97
60-90 days £78 £102
90+ days £78 £90

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
£78 £78 £78 £78 £78 £78 £78

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
August London Istanbul Pegasus 21/08/15 30/08/15 0 £97
September London Istanbul Aegean 29/09/15 14/10/15 1 £97
October London Istanbul Atlasjet 18/10/15 20/10/15 0 £78
November London Istanbul Atlasjet 02/11/15 05/11/15 0 £78
December London Istanbul Atlasjet 01/12/15 06/12/15 0 £78
January London Istanbul Atlasjet 02/01/16 08/01/16 0 £78
February London Istanbul Atlasjet 01/02/16 08/02/16 0 £78
March London Istanbul Atlasjet 01/03/16 12/03/16 0 £78

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
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
£418
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
£418 £382
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
£382 £340
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
£340 £347
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
£347 £251
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
£251

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 £383.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Istanbul is £118.

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 17:50
Atlasjet 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 12:15 21:00
Pegasus 3 4 3 3 3 2 4 10:20 23:35
Turkish 9 8 8 8 8 10 8 06:55 22:30

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 £399.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Istanbul is £330.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Istanbul Aegean, LOT, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, SunExpress, Turkish, Germanwings, Tap Portugal, Sunexpress, Olympic, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Pegasus £146
Birmingham to Istanbul Adria, Aegean, Turkish, Germanwings, LOT, TAROM, Czech, Sunexpress, Iberia, Olympic, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Air Malta, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £159
Bristol to Istanbul Adria, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Air Malta, Germanwings, Austrian, SAS, TAROM, Alitalia, Brussels, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £198
Leeds Bradford to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, TAROM, Iberia, Olympic, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £198
Liverpool to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, SAS, TAROM, British Airways, Czech, Air Berlin, SmartWings, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £326
Rotterdam to Istanbul Adria, Aegean, Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Germanwings, Onur Air, SAS, Alitalia, TAROM, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Condor, Lufthansa, City Jet, Pegasus £124
Cardiff to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Germanwings, Air Malta, Onur Air, Alitalia, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £197
Nottingham to Istanbul Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Germanwings, Onur Air, LOT, TAROM, Alitalia, Brussels, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £697
Southampton to Istanbul Adria, Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, SAS, Alitalia, TAROM, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £308
Lille to Istanbul Turkish, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus £963
Humberside to Istanbul Air Berlin, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Air France, SAS, Alitalia, British Airways, Pegasus £198
Jersey to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus Check Dates
Norwich to Istanbul KLM, Air Malta, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways £226
Exeter to Istanbul Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, Finnair, British Airways, Tap Portugal, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus £354
Caen to Istanbul Air Berlin, Turkish, Air France Check Dates
London to New York Kuwait, Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, TAROM, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, US Airways, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, United, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, airBaltic, Tap Portugal, Czech, XL Airways, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, SATA, Lufthansa, Luxair £232
London to Athens Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, LOT, TAROM, SmartWings, Condor, Iberia, Meridiana, Bulgaria Air, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, Sunexpress, Flybe, City Jet, Olympic, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £56
London to Dubai Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, TAROM, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Etihad, Air Berlin, Air France, Emirates, Aer Lingus, Germanwings, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Royal Brunei, Qantas £316
London to Rome Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, HOP!, FlexFlight, LOT, TAROM, Monarch, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, Bulgaria Air, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, Flybe, City Jet, Olympic, KLM, Air Malta, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £75
London to Bucharest WIZZ, Aegean, LOT, TAROM, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, Bulgaria Air, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, Flybe, City Jet, Olympic, KLM, Air Malta, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £98
London to Izmir SunExpress, Aegean, Turkish, Germanwings, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Czech, Sunexpress, Condor, Iberia, Jetairfly, Olympic, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Luxair, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £70
London to Toronto Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, Air Transat, Tap Portugal, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, WestJet, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Air Canada, SATA, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus £337
London to Tirana Adria, Aegean, Germanwings, Czech, SmartWings, Iberia, City Jet, Jetairfly, Olympic, Meridiana, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Luxair £130
London to Sofia Adria, WIZZ, Aegean, Germanwings, airBaltic, LOT, TAROM, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Czech, SmartWings, Flybe, City Jet, Iberia, Olympic, Meridiana, KLM, Bulgaria Air, Air Malta, Eurowings, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £105
London to Larnaca Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, LOT, TAROM, Monarch, SmartWings, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, Bulgaria Air, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, Germania, Olympic, NIKI, KLM, Air Malta, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £124
London to Varna Adria, WIZZ, Aegean, airBaltic, LOT, TAROM, Czech, Sunexpress, SmartWings, Iberia, Olympic, Jetairfly, Meridiana, KLM, Bulgaria Air, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Luxair, Aer Lingus £212
London to Antalya Aegean, LOT, Monarch, transavia.com, SmartWings, Condor, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, SunExpress, Turkish, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Czech, Sunexpress, City Jet, Jetairfly, NIKI, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Luxair, Pegasus £120
London to Paris Aegean, HOP!, FlexFlight, LOT, TAROM, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, Malev, Bulgaria Air, Eurowings, Martinair, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, BMI, Flybe, City Jet, Blue1, Olympic, KLM, Air Malta, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, SATA, Aurigny, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £70
London to Tehran Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, Germania, Iberia, Olympic, KLM, Austrian, IranAir, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £298
London to Tel Aviv - Yafo Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, El Al, LOT, TAROM, transavia.com, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Bulgaria Air, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Arkia, Israir, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Czech, BMI, Olympic, NIKI, KLM, Air Malta, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £188

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 X X X X X
Air Moldova KIV 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
Iberia MAD X X X X X X X
Iberia VGO / MAD X X
Air Serbia BEG X X X X X X X
Astana TSE X
Atlasjet - X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC 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
Transaero VKO 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 47 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 114 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 51% 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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