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Cheap Flights from London to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - LON to IST Last modified: 26-May-2016 13:20

Popular flights from London to Istanbul Last modified: 26-May-2016 13:20

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Adria Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13-Jul-2016 20-Jul-2016 £496
Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
21-Jul-2016 25-Jul-2016 £139
25-Jul-2016 13-Aug-2016 £139
29-Aug-2016 03-Sep-2016 £139
Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Jul-2016 17-Jul-2016 £1,564
27-Aug-2016 06-Sep-2016 £1,564
31-Aug-2016 08-Sep-2016 £1,564
20-Sep-2016 30-Sep-2016 £1,564
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25-Jul-2016 01-Aug-2016 £800
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Sep-2016 23-Sep-2016 £162
Air Malta
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29-May-2016 01-Jun-2016 £281
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
29-May-2016 01-Jun-2016 £133
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
21-Jul-2016 25-Jul-2016 £86
25-Jul-2016 13-Aug-2016 £86
29-Aug-2016 03-Sep-2016 £86
19-Sep-2016 22-Sep-2016 £86
19-Sep-2016 03-Oct-2016 £86
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Jul-2016 21-Jul-2016 £1,025
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12-Sep-2016 20-Sep-2016 £151
23-Sep-2016 30-Sep-2016 £151
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
04-Jun-2016 13-Jun-2016 £1,217
Condor Flugdienst
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Jun-2016 18-Jun-2016 £263
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19-Jul-2016 26-Jul-2016 £1,284
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27-May-2016 30-May-2016 £1,422
Germanwings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03-Jun-2016 13-Jun-2016 £317
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
08-Jun-2016 11-Jun-2016 £148
08-Jun-2016 13-Jun-2016 £148
08-Jun-2016 14-Jun-2016 £148
08-Jun-2016 14-Jun-2016 £148
08-Jun-2016 15-Jun-2016 £148
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Jun-2016 10-Jun-2016 £185
10-Jun-2016 17-Jun-2016 £185
11-Jun-2016 17-Jun-2016 £185
22-Jun-2016 08-Jul-2016 £185
25-Jun-2016 08-Jul-2016 £185
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
31-May-2016 08-Jun-2016 £145
31-May-2016 09-Jun-2016 £145
31-May-2016 14-Jun-2016 £145
31-May-2016 15-Jun-2016 £145
31-May-2016 15-Jun-2016 £145
Luxair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27-May-2016 31-May-2016 £658
04-Jun-2016 13-Jun-2016 £658
25-Jun-2016 28-Jun-2016 £658
21-Jul-2016 26-Jul-2016 £658
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
08-Jun-2016 14-Jun-2016 £82
08-Jun-2016 14-Jun-2016 £82
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
22-Jun-2016 29-Jun-2016 £735
SmartWings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Aug-2016 24-Aug-2016 £338
SunExpress
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13-Sep-2016 20-Sep-2016 £207
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
21-Jul-2016 25-Jul-2016 £235
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Jun-2016 19-Jun-2016 £409
15-Jun-2016 22-Jun-2016 £409
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Sep-2016 18-Sep-2016 £78
09-Sep-2016 19-Sep-2016 £78
Wizz Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
21-Jul-2016 26-Jul-2016 £299
Air Baltic
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
21-Jul-2016 26-Jul-2016 £2,432
easyJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
25-Jul-2016 31-Jul-2016 £322

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 £84.

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 £116 £133
7-14 days £82 £145
14-21 days £79 £109
21-30 days £85 £145
30-60 days £79 £139
60-90 days £86 £139
90+ days £63 £96

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
£79 £85 £82 £84 £81 £88 £88

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
May London Istanbul Turkish 30/05/16 01/06/16 0 £124
June London Istanbul Turkish 27/06/16 14/07/16 0 £79
July London Istanbul Atlasjet 21/07/16 25/07/16 0 £86
August London Istanbul Turkish 29/08/16 17/09/16 0 £79
September London Istanbul Turkish 09/09/16 18/09/16 0 £78
October London Istanbul Turkish 01/10/16 03/10/16 0 £64
November London Istanbul Turkish 10/11/16 18/11/16 0 £63
December London Istanbul Turkish 01/12/16 04/12/16 0 £64

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
£124
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
£124 £81
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
£81 £85
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
£85 £88
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
£88 £117
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
£117

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 £546.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Istanbul is £117.

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 2 3 3 3 3 3 07:05 17:45
Atlasjet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:35 13:35
Pegasus 4 3 4 4 2 3 3 00:55 23:55
Turkish 10 9 9 9 9 10 10 06:45 22:15

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 £416.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Istanbul is £474.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Austrian, Pegasus, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, WIZZ, TUIfly, Corendon, SunExpress, Monarch £131
Birmingham to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, WIZZ, TUIfly, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress, Monarch £126
Bristol to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, easyJet, Air Europa, WIZZ £197
Leeds Bradford to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Turkish £218
Liverpool to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Pegasus, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £348
Rotterdam to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Pegasus, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Turkish, City Jet, Corendon, SunExpress £120
Cardiff to Istanbul Onur Air, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Pegasus, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, easyJet, Air Europa £204
Nottingham to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £344
Southampton to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £189
Lille to Istanbul Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Turkish £671
Humberside to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Atlasjet, KLM, Turkish £395
Jersey to Istanbul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Czech, Brussels, Turkish Check Dates
Norwich to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £254
Exeter to Istanbul Onur Air, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish £237
Caen to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, KLM £854
London to New York Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet, Great Lakes £331
London to Athens Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Volotea, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch £119
London to Dubai Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Eurowings, flydubai, Air Arabia, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, Monarch £278
London to Rome Germanwings, Aegean, HOP!, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, Monarch £81
London to Bucharest Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch £73
London to Izmir Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Sunexpress, SunExpress £107
London to Toronto Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet £293
London to Tirana Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Blue Panorama, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch £138
London to Sofia Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch £117
London to Larnaca Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch £124
London to Varna Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, easyJet, FlexFlight, WIZZ, Sunexpress £205
London to Antalya Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, Primera Air, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Jetairfly, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, WIZZ, TUIfly, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress, Monarch £109
London to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Tyrolean, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, City Jet, Monarch £58
London to Tehran Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, IranAir, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Mahan Air £177
London to Tel Aviv - Yafo Israir, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Arkia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, El Al, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Jetairfly, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, Monarch £139

Airlines Flying from London to Istanbul (LON to IST) Number of flights searched: 250Last modified: 26-May-2016 13:20

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
Air Moldova KIV X 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
Air Serbia BEG X X X X X X X
Astana TSE X X X
Astana TSE / ALA X X X 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
Lufthansa MUC / 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

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 51 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 116 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 56% of the non-stop flights between London and Istanbul.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from London to Istanbul?
Answer: Rome, IT
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