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Cheap Flights from London to Istanbul, TR, Turkey - LON to IST

Popular 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
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 GBP449
Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 GBP110
Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 13, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 GBP1,414
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 13, 2016 May 20, 2016 GBP722
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 20, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 GBP141
Air Malta
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 GBP287
Mar 17, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 GBP287
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 19, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 GBP140
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 GBP80
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 GBP80
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 GBP80
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 GBP80
Feb 24, 2016 Mar 2, 2016 GBP80
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 GBP878
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 GBP157
May 11, 2016 May 20, 2016 GBP157
May 15, 2016 May 21, 2016 GBP157
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 GBP871
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 22, 2016 GBP1,048
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 22, 2016 GBP1,048
Mar 18, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 GBP1,048
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 7, 2016 May 10, 2016 GBP1,841
May 26, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 GBP1,841
Germanwings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 27, 2016 May 30, 2016 GBP276
May 27, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 GBP276
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 GBP165
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 GBP133
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 GBP133
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 GBP133
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 GBP133
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 GBP133
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 GBP190
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 17, 2016 GBP190
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 24, 2016 GBP190
Apr 22, 2016 Apr 24, 2016 GBP190
Apr 23, 2016 May 1, 2016 GBP190
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 GBP143
Feb 27, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 GBP143
Feb 27, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 GBP143
Feb 28, 2016 Mar 5, 2016 GBP143
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 GBP143
Luxair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 GBP695
Apr 13, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 GBP695
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 GBP695
Meridiana
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 28, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 GBP1,430
Mar 28, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 GBP1,430
Mar 28, 2016 Apr 5, 2016 GBP1,430
Apr 9, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 GBP1,430
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 11, 2016 Apr 23, 2016 GBP85
Apr 13, 2016 Apr 25, 2016 GBP85
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 21, 2016 GBP85
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 GBP85
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 GBP85
Ryanair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 17, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 GBP143
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 GBP685
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 GBP211
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 GBP211
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 11, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 GBP328
Thomas Cook Manchester
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 17, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 GBP147
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 GBP72
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 GBP72
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 GBP72
Apr 7, 2016 Apr 14, 2016 GBP72
Apr 13, 2016 Apr 25, 2016 GBP72
Air Baltic
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 7, 2016 Apr 17, 2016 GBP1,016
easyJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 21, 2016 Apr 30, 2016 GBP111

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 GBP72.

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 GBP85 GBP110
7-14 days GBP73 GBP143
14-21 days GBP72 GBP127
21-30 days GBP72 GBP127
30-60 days GBP72 GBP117
60-90 days GBP72 GBP111
90+ days GBP73 GBP130

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
GBP73 GBP72 GBP72 GBP72 GBP73 GBP72 GBP73

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
February London Istanbul Turkish 2/24/16 2/29/16 0 GBP73
March London Istanbul Turkish 3/1/16 3/9/16 0 GBP72
April London Istanbul Turkish 4/7/16 4/14/16 0 GBP72
May London Istanbul Turkish 5/4/16 5/6/16 0 GBP72
June London Istanbul Atlasjet 6/23/16 7/12/16 0 GBP92
July London Istanbul Atlasjet 7/27/16 8/15/16 0 GBP83
August London Istanbul Turkish 8/29/16 9/16/16 0 GBP139
September London Istanbul Atlasjet 9/16/16 9/30/16 0 GBP89

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
GBP94
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
GBP94 GBP80
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
GBP80 GBP73
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
GBP73 GBP73
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
GBP73 GBP85
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
GBP85

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 GBP468.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Istanbul is GBP98.

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 06:15 16:15
Atlasjet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:15 12:15
Pegasus 2 3 4 3 3 3 3 00:20 13:20
Turkish 10 9 9 9 9 10 9 07:55 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 GBP372.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Istanbul is GBP459.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Virgin Atlantic, SunExpress GBP102
Birmingham to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Air Europa, WIZZ GBP101
Bristol to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, easyJet, WIZZ GBP187
Leeds Bradford to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Ryanair, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Pegasus, SAS, Turkish GBP196
Liverpool to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Czech, SAS, Brussels, Turkish GBP290
Rotterdam to Istanbul Onur Air, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Pegasus, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Virgin Atlantic GBP103
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 GBP176
Nottingham to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish GBP340
Southampton to Istanbul Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Pegasus, SAS, Brussels, Turkish GBP174
Lille to Istanbul Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Turkish GBP586
Humberside to Istanbul Air France, Alitalia, KLM, Turkish GBP198
Jersey to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Turkish GBP235
Norwich to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Turkish GBP180
Exeter to Istanbul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Turkish GBP240
Caen to Istanbul Air France, British Airways, KLM Check Dates
London to New York 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, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet GBP284
London to Athens Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Volotea, Vueling, WIZZ GBP100
London to Dubai Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Eurowings, Etihad, flydubai, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, Qantas, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, Monarch GBP282
London to Rome Germanwings, Aegean, HOP!, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, Monarch GBP61
London to Bucharest Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch GBP106
London to Izmir Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Sunexpress, SunExpress GBP113
London to Toronto Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet GBP269
London to Tirana Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Blue Panorama, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch GBP152
London to Sofia Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch GBP133
London to Larnaca Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch GBP143
London to Varna Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, easyJet, WIZZ, Sunexpress GBP195
London to Antalya Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Meridiana, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, TUIfly, Corendon, SunExpress, Monarch GBP113
London to Paris Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Air Italy, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Transavia, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, FlexFlight, City Jet, Monarch GBP73
London to Tehran Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Meridiana, IranAir, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic GBP249
London to Tel Aviv - Yafo Germanwings, Israir, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Arkia, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, El Al, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Primera Air, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, Monarch GBP202

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
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
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
Air Serbia BEG X X X X X X X
Astana TSE X X
Astana TSE / ALA 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 52 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 114 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 57% 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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