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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
22-Aug-2015 05-Sep-2015 £365
29-Aug-2015 12-Sep-2015 £365
02-Sep-2015 05-Sep-2015 £365
12-Sep-2015 26-Sep-2015 £365
Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
04-Aug-2015 22-Aug-2015 £130
11-Aug-2015 20-Aug-2015 £130
01-Sep-2015 08-Sep-2015 £130
01-Sep-2015 09-Sep-2015 £130
22-Sep-2015 24-Sep-2015 £130
Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13-Jul-2015 17-Jul-2015 £1,436
19-Jul-2015 25-Jul-2015 £1,436
22-Jul-2015 23-Jul-2015 £1,436
22-Jul-2015 24-Jul-2015 £1,436
28-Jul-2015 01-Aug-2015 £1,436
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Sep-2015 18-Sep-2015 £738
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Oct-2015 20-Oct-2015 £168
Air Malta
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Oct-2015 18-Oct-2015 £331
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25-Sep-2015 30-Sep-2015 £139
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-Jul-2015 31-Jul-2015 £113
19-Jul-2015 22-Jul-2015 £113
19-Jul-2015 26-Jul-2015 £113
20-Jul-2015 27-Jul-2015 £113
21-Jul-2015 28-Jul-2015 £113
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Aug-2015 15-Aug-2015 £1,011
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03-Oct-2015 13-Oct-2015 £168
06-Oct-2015 15-Oct-2015 £168
06-Oct-2015 16-Oct-2015 £168
06-Oct-2015 20-Oct-2015 £168
07-Oct-2015 13-Oct-2015 £168
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
26-Oct-2015 30-Oct-2015 £1,348
City Jet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Aug-2015 14-Aug-2015 £2,007
Germanwings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
21-Jul-2015 31-Jul-2015 £202
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Oct-2015 20-Oct-2015 £194
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
04-Sep-2015 22-Sep-2015 £154
05-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 £154
06-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 £154
07-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 £154
08-Sep-2015 22-Sep-2015 £154
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Jul-2015 11-Jul-2015 £147
10-Jul-2015 17-Jul-2015 £147
21-Jul-2015 28-Jul-2015 £147
22-Jul-2015 11-Aug-2015 £147
24-Jul-2015 26-Jul-2015 £147
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03-Aug-2015 20-Aug-2015 £173
11-Oct-2015 15-Oct-2015 £173
12-Oct-2015 22-Oct-2015 £173
15-Oct-2015 31-Oct-2015 £173
19-Oct-2015 22-Oct-2015 £173
Meridiana
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Jul-2015 01-Aug-2015 £1,395
Olympic Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Sep-2015 08-Sep-2015 £292
01-Sep-2015 09-Sep-2015 £292
01-Sep-2015 10-Sep-2015 £292
08-Sep-2015 15-Sep-2015 £292
12-Sep-2015 20-Sep-2015 £292
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Oct-2015 13-Oct-2015 £92
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Oct-2015 22-Oct-2015 £450
16-Oct-2015 27-Oct-2015 £450
20-Oct-2015 23-Oct-2015 £450
23-Oct-2015 31-Oct-2015 £450
24-Oct-2015 27-Oct-2015 £450
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Aug-2015 19-Aug-2015 £232
11-Oct-2015 15-Oct-2015 £232
24-Oct-2015 29-Oct-2015 £232
31-Oct-2015 06-Nov-2015 £232
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31-Oct-2015 07-Nov-2015 £248
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Sep-2015 06-Oct-2015 £129
30-Sep-2015 11-Oct-2015 £129
02-Oct-2015 05-Oct-2015 £129
02-Oct-2015 05-Oct-2015 £129
02-Oct-2015 06-Oct-2015 £129

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 £198 £147
7-14 days £93 £147
14-21 days £94 £147
21-30 days £94 £147
30-60 days £93 £130
60-90 days £113 £130
90+ days £92 £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
£93 £111 £113 £93 £113 £113 £94

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 16/07/15 31/07/15 0 £93
August London Istanbul Pegasus 06/08/15 24/08/15 0 £93
September London Istanbul Atlasjet 16/09/15 24/09/15 0 £113
October London Istanbul Pegasus 09/10/15 13/10/15 0 £92
November London Istanbul Pegasus 14/11/15 22/11/15 1 £90
December London Istanbul Pegasus 01/12/15 10/12/15 0 £93
January London Istanbul Pegasus 11/01/16 19/01/16 0 £93
February London Istanbul Pegasus 01/02/16 11/02/16 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
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
£284
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
£284 £225
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
£225 £113
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
£113 £332
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
£332 £318
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
£318

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 £498.

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 £414.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Istanbul is £444.

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 £147
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 £165
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 £248
Liverpool to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, SAS, TAROM, British Airways, Czech, Air Berlin, SmartWings, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £371
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 £135
Cardiff to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Germanwings, Air Malta, Onur Air, Alitalia, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £218
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 £362
Southampton to Istanbul Adria, Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, SAS, Alitalia, TAROM, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £277
Lille to Istanbul Turkish, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus £1,355
Humberside to Istanbul Air Berlin, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Air France, SAS, Alitalia, British Airways, Pegasus £264
Jersey to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £347
Norwich to Istanbul KLM, Air Malta, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways £287
Exeter to Istanbul Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, Finnair, British Airways, Tap Portugal, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus £370
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 £309
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 £115
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 £321
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 £56
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 £109
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 £68
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 £340
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 £131
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 £107
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 £211
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 £116
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 £62
London to Tehran Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, Germania, Iberia, Olympic, KLM, Austrian, IranAir, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £306
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 £182

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 DUS 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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