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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
15-Jul-2015 29-Jul-2015 £362
29-Aug-2015 05-Sep-2015 £362
02-Sep-2015 09-Sep-2015 £362
02-Sep-2015 12-Sep-2015 £362
05-Sep-2015 12-Sep-2015 £362
Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25-Aug-2015 07-Sep-2015 £129
25-Aug-2015 08-Sep-2015 £129
01-Sep-2015 10-Sep-2015 £129
01-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 £129
22-Sep-2015 24-Sep-2015 £129
Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Jul-2015 08-Jul-2015 £1,435
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
08-Oct-2015 11-Oct-2015 £803
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Oct-2015 20-Oct-2015 £167
Air Malta
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Oct-2015 12-Oct-2015 £329
09-Oct-2015 12-Oct-2015 £329
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Oct-2015 05-Oct-2015 £134
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Jul-2015 15-Jul-2015 £113
10-Jul-2015 17-Jul-2015 £113
13-Jul-2015 15-Jul-2015 £113
16-Jul-2015 26-Jul-2015 £113
26-Jul-2015 31-Jul-2015 £113
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Aug-2015 15-Aug-2015 £1,006
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Oct-2015 06-Oct-2015 £106
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Jul-2015 09-Jul-2015 £1,339
Condor Flugdienst
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
24-Jul-2015 27-Jul-2015 £1,272
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Jul-2015 08-Jul-2015 £1,217
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Jul-2015 09-Jul-2015 £1,538
Germanwings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Jul-2015 08-Jul-2015 £230
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Oct-2015 20-Oct-2015 £193
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 £153
01-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 £153
02-Sep-2015 22-Sep-2015 £153
02-Sep-2015 22-Sep-2015 £153
05-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 £153
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-Jul-2015 26-Jul-2015 £146
17-Jul-2015 24-Jul-2015 £146
20-Jul-2015 24-Jul-2015 £146
24-Jul-2015 31-Jul-2015 £146
27-Jul-2015 31-Jul-2015 £146
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-Jul-2015 26-Jul-2015 £172
20-Jul-2015 24-Jul-2015 £172
26-Jul-2015 31-Jul-2015 £172
03-Aug-2015 20-Aug-2015 £172
19-Oct-2015 22-Oct-2015 £172
Olympic Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Jul-2015 17-Jul-2015 £290
08-Sep-2015 15-Sep-2015 £290
16-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 £290
22-Sep-2015 06-Oct-2015 £290
01-Oct-2015 07-Oct-2015 £290
Onur Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Jul-2015 07-Jul-2015 £543
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Oct-2015 13-Oct-2015 £92
11-Oct-2015 21-Oct-2015 £92
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
17-Oct-2015 31-Oct-2015 £447
23-Oct-2015 31-Oct-2015 £447
24-Oct-2015 27-Oct-2015 £447
SunExpress
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Sep-2015 07-Oct-2015 £1,373
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13-Jul-2015 15-Jul-2015 £216
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
11-Oct-2015 22-Oct-2015 £229
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Oct-2015 06-Oct-2015 £116
Air Baltic
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
24-Jul-2015 06-Aug-2015 £1,692

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 £104.

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 £197 £181
7-14 days £222 £149
14-21 days £162 £146
21-30 days £93 £146
30-60 days £94 £129
60-90 days £95 £129
90+ days £92 £88

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
£113 £95 £113 £93 £93 £113 £110

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
July London Istanbul Pegasus 28/07/15 04/08/15 0 £93
August London Istanbul Pegasus 06/08/15 24/08/15 0 £94
September London Istanbul Pegasus 29/09/15 13/10/15 0 £95
October London Istanbul Pegasus 09/10/15 13/10/15 0 £92
November London Istanbul Pegasus 26/11/15 30/11/15 1 £88
December London Istanbul Pegasus 10/12/15 13/12/15 1 £88
January London Istanbul Pegasus 30/01/16 13/02/16 1 £90
February London Istanbul Pegasus 05/02/16 08/02/16 0 £93

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
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
£215
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
£215 £264
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
£264 £224
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
£224 £324
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
£324 £309
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
£309

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 £390.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Istanbul is £139.

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

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 £410.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Istanbul is £324.

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 £158
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 £197
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 £246
Liverpool to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, SAS, TAROM, British Airways, Czech, Air Berlin, SmartWings, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £321
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 £134
Cardiff to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Germanwings, Air Malta, Onur Air, Alitalia, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £226
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 £500
Southampton to Istanbul Adria, Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, SAS, Alitalia, TAROM, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £293
Lille to Istanbul Turkish, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus £1,417
Humberside to Istanbul Air Berlin, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Air France, SAS, Alitalia, British Airways, Pegasus £236
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 £285
Exeter to Istanbul Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, Finnair, British Airways, Tap Portugal, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus £400
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 £350
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 £58
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 £301
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 £51
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 £105
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 £67
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 £338
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 £124
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 £116
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 £210
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 £115
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 £304
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 £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 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 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
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 109 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 54% 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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