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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
09-Sep-2015 19-Sep-2015 £378
Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12-Nov-2015 15-Nov-2015 £111
Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12-Sep-2015 27-Sep-2015 £1,491
12-Sep-2015 26-Sep-2015 £1,491
12-Sep-2015 19-Sep-2015 £1,491
13-Sep-2015 14-Sep-2015 £1,491
14-Sep-2015 19-Sep-2015 £1,491
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13-Oct-2015 14-Oct-2015 £321
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29-Oct-2015 02-Nov-2015 £146
Air Malta
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Nov-2015 08-Nov-2015 £294
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
22-Sep-2015 01-Oct-2015 £144
23-Sep-2015 07-Oct-2015 £144
30-Sep-2015 03-Oct-2015 £144
01-Oct-2015 05-Oct-2015 £144
10-Oct-2015 24-Oct-2015 £144
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Nov-2015 19-Nov-2015 £113
17-Nov-2015 19-Nov-2015 £113
21-Nov-2015 27-Nov-2015 £113
24-Nov-2015 25-Nov-2015 £113
26-Nov-2015 01-Dec-2015 £113
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Sep-2015 09-Sep-2015 £1,260
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29-Oct-2015 02-Nov-2015 £159
17-Dec-2015 06-Jan-2016 £159
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Dec-2015 29-Dec-2015 £1,400
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Oct-2015 13-Oct-2015 £1,373
Germanwings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25-Sep-2015 28-Sep-2015 £193
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Nov-2015 19-Nov-2015 £182
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13-Nov-2015 17-Nov-2015 £144
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12-Nov-2015 21-Nov-2015 £151
19-Nov-2015 29-Nov-2015 £151
26-Nov-2015 29-Nov-2015 £151
07-Dec-2015 13-Dec-2015 £151
10-Dec-2015 13-Dec-2015 £151
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Oct-2015 15-Oct-2015 £157
09-Oct-2015 21-Oct-2015 £157
12-Oct-2015 21-Oct-2015 £157
23-Nov-2015 13-Dec-2015 £157
Monarch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-Sep-2015 25-Sep-2015 £175
Niki Luftfahrt
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Oct-2015 01-Nov-2015 £1,218
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
04-Dec-2015 07-Dec-2015 £117
Ryanair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31-Oct-2015 04-Nov-2015 £136
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19-Nov-2015 22-Nov-2015 £460
10-Dec-2015 15-Dec-2015 £460
SunExpress
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-Sep-2015 25-Sep-2015 £235
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Nov-2015 23-Nov-2015 £235
30-Nov-2015 07-Dec-2015 £235
06-Dec-2015 13-Dec-2015 £235
07-Dec-2015 20-Dec-2015 £235
07-Dec-2015 11-Dec-2015 £235
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Nov-2015 08-Nov-2015 £239
23-Nov-2015 13-Dec-2015 £239
Thomas Cook Manchester
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-Sep-2015 25-Sep-2015 £183
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29-Oct-2015 02-Nov-2015 £127
Wizz Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31-Oct-2015 04-Nov-2015 £212
Air Baltic
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Nov-2015 06-Nov-2015 £544
easyJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31-Oct-2015 04-Nov-2015 £140

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 £113.

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 £118 £172
7-14 days £118 £154
14-21 days £150 £144
21-30 days £118 £144
30-60 days £118 £113
60-90 days £113 £111
90+ days £113 £111

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
£116 £113 £112 £111 £113 £113 £113

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
September London Istanbul Atlasjet 04/09/15 12/09/15 0 £118
October London Istanbul Aegean 29/10/15 04/11/15 1 £113
November London Istanbul Aegean 04/11/15 05/11/15 1 £113
December London Istanbul Pegasus 10/12/15 12/12/15 1 £111
January London Istanbul Atlasjet 12/01/16 13/01/16 0 £113
February London Istanbul Aegean 16/02/16 17/02/16 1 £113
March London Istanbul Aegean 02/03/16 13/03/16 1 £113
April London Istanbul Turkish 21/04/16 02/05/16 0 £135

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
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
£253
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
£253 £214
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
£214 £167
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
£167 £164
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
£164 £139
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
£139

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 £407.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Istanbul is £134.

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 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:15 12:15
Pegasus 3 4 3 3 3 2 4 11:15 23:35
Turkish 9 8 8 8 8 10 8 06:55 22:30
Corendon 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 05:15 05:15

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 £345.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Istanbul is £398.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Istanbul Aegean, LOT, TAROM, Jet2, Monarch, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, Turkish, Germanwings, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Pegasus £141
Birmingham to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Germanwings, LOT, TAROM, Monarch, Sunexpress, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £157
Bristol to Istanbul SunExpress, Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, Germanwings, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £203
Leeds Bradford to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Germanwings, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £197
Liverpool to Istanbul SunExpress, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, SAS, Alitalia, TAROM, British Airways, Czech, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £328
Rotterdam to Istanbul Aegean, SunExpress, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Germanwings, LOT, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Condor, Lufthansa, Iberia, City Jet, BMI Regional, Pegasus £129
Cardiff to Istanbul SunExpress, Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, SAS, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £196
Nottingham to Istanbul Virgin Atlantic, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, LOT, Alitalia, TAROM, Brussels, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus £1,067
Southampton to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, FlexFlight, Onur Air, SAS, Alitalia, British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia £219
Lille to Istanbul Turkish, Air France, Alitalia, Pegasus £1,018
Humberside to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Air France, SAS, Alitalia £200
Jersey to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Germanwings, Onur Air, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus Check Dates
Norwich to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Pegasus £205
Exeter to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, SAS, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Tap Portugal, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus £255
Caen to Istanbul Turkish, Air France, British Airways 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, Lufthansa, Luxair £302
London to Athens Aegean, LOT, TAROM, transavia.com, SmartWings, Iberia, Meridiana, Bulgaria Air, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, Flybe, City Jet, Jetairfly, Olympic, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £60
London to Dubai WIZZ, Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, TAROM, transavia.com, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Etihad, Air Berlin, Air France, Emirates, Aer Lingus, Germanwings, flydubai, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Arkefly, Lufthansa, Royal Brunei, Qantas £208
London to Rome WIZZ, Aegean, FlexFlight, HOP!, 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, City Jet, KLM, Air Malta, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £29
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, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £112
London to Izmir SunExpress, Aegean, Turkish, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Czech, Sunexpress, Iberia, Jetairfly, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Thomas Cook, Eurowings, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Luxair, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £132
London to Toronto Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, LOT, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Canada, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Air Transat, Tap Portugal, WestJet, KLM, Sunwing, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Arkefly, SATA, Porter, Lufthansa £264
London to Tirana Adria, Blue Panorama, Aegean, Germanwings, Monarch, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, SmartWings, City Jet, Iberia, Jetairfly, Meridiana, KLM, Eurowings, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Vueling, Aer Lingus £120
London to Sofia Adria, WIZZ, Aegean, Germanwings, airBaltic, LOT, TAROM, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Czech, Flybe, City Jet, Iberia, Air Europa, NIKI, KLM, Air Malta, Bulgaria Air, Thomas Cook, Eurowings, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair, Aer Lingus £68
London to Larnaca WIZZ, Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, LOT, TAROM, transavia.com, Monarch, SmartWings, Condor, Iberia, Bulgaria Air, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, NIKI, KLM, Air Malta, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £128
London to Varna WIZZ, Aegean, Germanwings, airBaltic, LOT, Czech, SmartWings, Sunexpress, Condor, Iberia, Jetairfly, Meridiana, KLM, Bulgaria Air, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Luxair, Aer Lingus £107
London to Antalya Aegean, LOT, transavia.com, Monarch, SmartWings, Condor, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, SunExpress, Turkish, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Corendon, Czech, Germania, Sunexpress, Jetairfly, NIKI, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Primera Air, Luxair, Pegasus £125
London to Paris Aegean, FlexFlight, LOT, TAROM, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, Bulgaria Air, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, BMI, Flybe, City Jet, Blue1, BMI Regional, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, SATA, Aurigny, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £62
London to Tehran Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, Germania, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Austrian, IranAir, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £286
London to Tel Aviv - Yafo WIZZ, Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, El Al, LOT, TAROM, Monarch, transavia.com, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, Volotea, Bulgaria Air, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Arkia, Israir, Air Berlin, Air France, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Ryanair, Czech, NIKI, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling £121

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
Aegean HER X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X 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
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 110 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 53% 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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