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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 £368
Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29-Sep-2015 13-Oct-2015 £98
29-Sep-2015 09-Oct-2015 £98
Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Aug-2015 16-Aug-2015 £1,450
12-Aug-2015 16-Aug-2015 £1,450
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
11-Aug-2015 13-Aug-2015 £323
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19-Sep-2015 26-Sep-2015 £154
Air Malta
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Nov-2015 12-Nov-2015 £291
14-Nov-2015 17-Nov-2015 £291
19-Nov-2015 22-Nov-2015 £291
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
24-Sep-2015 05-Oct-2015 £142
01-Oct-2015 20-Oct-2015 £142
08-Oct-2015 13-Oct-2015 £142
12-Nov-2015 16-Nov-2015 £142
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12-Oct-2015 19-Oct-2015 £113
16-Oct-2015 19-Oct-2015 £113
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27-Oct-2015 31-Oct-2015 £877
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Oct-2015 08-Nov-2015 £167
06-Nov-2015 08-Nov-2015 £167
12-Nov-2015 16-Nov-2015 £167
13-Nov-2015 16-Nov-2015 £167
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Sep-2015 08-Sep-2015 £1,360
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Aug-2015 16-Aug-2015 £1,235
Germanwings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19-Aug-2015 01-Sep-2015 £201
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Nov-2015 12-Nov-2015 £226
09-Nov-2015 11-Nov-2015 £226
16-Nov-2015 18-Nov-2015 £226
23-Nov-2015 26-Nov-2015 £226
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Nov-2015 08-Nov-2015 £141
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Nov-2015 13-Nov-2015 £158
07-Nov-2015 14-Nov-2015 £158
12-Nov-2015 24-Nov-2015 £158
19-Nov-2015 01-Dec-2015 £158
23-Nov-2015 26-Nov-2015 £158
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
08-Oct-2015 22-Oct-2015 £174
Luxair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Sep-2015 08-Sep-2015 £943
Onur Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Aug-2015 11-Aug-2015 £2,033
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Nov-2015 20-Nov-2015 £91
05-Nov-2015 21-Nov-2015 £91
05-Nov-2015 10-Nov-2015 £91
05-Nov-2015 07-Nov-2015 £91
05-Nov-2015 25-Nov-2015 £91
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Sep-2015 25-Sep-2015 £453
12-Oct-2015 15-Oct-2015 £453
13-Oct-2015 23-Oct-2015 £453
20-Oct-2015 23-Oct-2015 £453
06-Nov-2015 07-Nov-2015 £453
SunExpress
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Sep-2015 08-Sep-2015 £279
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Nov-2015 09-Nov-2015 £232
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Nov-2015 08-Nov-2015 £237
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31-Oct-2015 08-Nov-2015 £129
05-Nov-2015 08-Nov-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 £109.

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 £115 £129
7-14 days £98 £129
14-21 days £98 £129
21-30 days £98 £129
30-60 days £114 £85
60-90 days £97 £127
90+ days £95 £91

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 £98 £97 £114 £113 £115 £115

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 Atlasjet 29/07/15 04/08/15 0 £115
August London Istanbul Pegasus 06/08/15 11/08/15 0 £98
September London Istanbul Aegean 22/09/15 30/09/15 1 £85
October London Istanbul Pegasus 28/10/15 07/11/15 0 £96
November London Istanbul Pegasus 05/11/15 07/11/15 1 £91
December London Istanbul Pegasus 03/12/15 07/12/15 1 £92
January London Istanbul Pegasus 23/01/16 02/02/16 1 £91
February London Istanbul Pegasus 11/02/16 15/02/16 1 £91

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
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
£400
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
£400 £382
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
£382 £356
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
£356 £394
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
£394 £366
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
£366

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 £436.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Istanbul is £136.

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 £429.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Istanbul is £319.

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 £144
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 £145
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 £181
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 £197
Liverpool to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, SAS, TAROM, British Airways, Czech, Air Berlin, SmartWings, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £341
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 £125
Cardiff to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Germanwings, Air Malta, Onur Air, Alitalia, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £198
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 £661
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 £947
Humberside to Istanbul Air Berlin, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Air France, SAS, Alitalia, British Airways, Pegasus £228
Jersey to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £407
Norwich to Istanbul KLM, Air Malta, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways £288
Exeter to Istanbul Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, Finnair, British Airways, Tap Portugal, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus £369
Caen to Istanbul Air Berlin, Turkish, Air France £531
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 £279
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 £84
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 £257
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 £67
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 £71
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 £333
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 £113
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 £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 £213
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 £121
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 £53
London to Tehran Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, Germania, Iberia, Olympic, KLM, Austrian, IranAir, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £296
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 £115

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 STR 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 111 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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