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Cheap Flights from London to Istanbul - 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
May 14, 2016 May 21, 2016 GBP487
May 21, 2016 May 28, 2016 GBP487
Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 25, 2016 Mar 30, 2016 GBP127
Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 30, 2016 May 7, 2016 GBP1,424
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 GBP725
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 4, 2016 Apr 23, 2016 GBP136
Air Malta
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 GBP287
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 GBP287
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 GBP287
Mar 11, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 GBP287
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 21, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 GBP145
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 GBP145
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 GBP145
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 GBP145
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 GBP145
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 6, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 GBP81
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 GBP81
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 16, 2016 GBP876
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 GBP160
Apr 21, 2016 May 1, 2016 GBP160
Apr 22, 2016 Apr 26, 2016 GBP160
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 25, 2016 May 30, 2016 GBP937
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 11, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 GBP1,047
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 26, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 GBP1,838
Germanwings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 27, 2016 May 30, 2016 GBP275
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 20, 2016 GBP176
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 GBP136
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 5, 2016 GBP136
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 GBP136
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 GBP136
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 GBP136
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 21, 2016 May 1, 2016 GBP191
Apr 22, 2016 Apr 26, 2016 GBP191
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 GBP143
Luxair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 GBP692
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 GBP692
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 GBP85
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 GBP752
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 GBP231
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 GBP231
Mar 15, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 GBP231
Mar 31, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 GBP231
Mar 31, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 GBP231
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 11, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 GBP325
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 25, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 GBP72
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 GBP72
Air Baltic
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 22, 2016 Apr 24, 2016 GBP1,057

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 GBP73.

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 GBP114 GBP145
7-14 days GBP83 GBP132
14-21 days GBP72 GBP121
21-30 days GBP72 GBP130
30-60 days GBP73 GBP127
60-90 days GBP74 GBP108
90+ days GBP74 GBP115

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
GBP72 GBP73 GBP74 GBP72 GBP74 GBP73 GBP74

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 2/25/16 2/29/16 0 GBP72
March London Istanbul Turkish 3/7/16 3/14/16 0 GBP72
April London Istanbul Turkish 4/2/16 4/4/16 0 GBP74
May London Istanbul Turkish 5/1/16 5/5/16 0 GBP74
June London Istanbul Atlasjet 6/1/16 6/7/16 0 GBP92
July London Istanbul Pegasus 7/2/16 7/11/16 0 GBP130
August London Istanbul Turkish 8/29/16 9/16/16 0 GBP141
September London Istanbul Atlasjet 9/6/16 9/26/16 0 GBP92

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
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
GBP174
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
GBP174 GBP83
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
GBP83 GBP72
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
GBP72 GBP74
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
GBP74 GBP73
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
GBP73

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 GBP527.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Istanbul is GBP99.

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 GBP360.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Istanbul is GBP466.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Istanbul Aeroflot, Aegean, Turkish, KLM, Germanwings, Air France, Swiss, Lufthansa, British Airways GBP103
Birmingham to Istanbul Aeroflot, Turkish, KLM, Air France, Swiss, Lufthansa GBP104
Bristol to Istanbul KLM, Air France GBP186
Leeds Bradford to Istanbul Aeroflot, KLM, Air France, British Airways GBP200
Liverpool to IstanbulGBP323
Rotterdam to Istanbul Turkish, Lufthansa GBP104
Cardiff to Istanbul Aeroflot, KLM, Air France GBP180
Nottingham to IstanbulGBP339
Southampton to Istanbul KLM, Air France GBP177
Lille to IstanbulGBP625
Humberside to Istanbul KLM, Air France GBP230
Jersey to Istanbul Air France, Lufthansa GBP234
Norwich to Istanbul Aeroflot, KLM, Air France GBP180
Exeter to IstanbulGBP187
Caen to IstanbulGBP380
London to New York Virgin Atlantic, Turkish, Swiss, LOT, Norwegian Shuttle, Aeroflot, Delta, Iberia, Air Europa, Korean, Icelandair, Royal Air Maroc, US Airways, Transaero, KLM, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Kuwait, Air Canada, United, American, Air Berlin, Ethiopian, Air France, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus GBP283
London to Athens Aegean, Turkish, KLM, Germanwings, Swiss, LOT, Austrian, SAS, TAROM, Brussels, Alitalia, Croatia, British Airways, UIA, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Olympic, Pegasus GBP115
London to Dubai Gulf Air, Virgin Atlantic, Turkish, Swiss, TAROM, Royal Jordanian, Aeroflot, Saudi Arabian, MEA, Royal Brunei, Qatar, Oman Air, Qantas, KLM, Azal, Austrian, Alitalia, British Airways, Kuwait, Egyptair, Ethiopian, Pakistan, UIA, Air France, Lufthansa, TunisAir, Emirates, Pegasus GBP307
London to Rome Belavia, KLM, Germanwings, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Croatia, British Airways, Norwegian Shuttle, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Luxair GBP66
London to Bucharest Air Moldova, Turkish, KLM, Swiss, LOT, Austrian, SAS, TAROM, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa GBP102
London to Izmir Turkish, Germanwings, Lufthansa, Pegasus GBP112
London to Toronto Virgin Atlantic, Jet Airways, Turkish, Swiss, Air Transat, Aeroflot, Delta, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, Icelandair, US Airways, KLM, Austrian, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Air Canada, United, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa GBP236
London to Tirana Turkish, KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, Austrian, Alitalia, British Airways GBP150
London to Sofia Turkish, KLM, LOT, Austrian, Alitalia, TAROM, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa GBP131
London to Larnaca Cyprus, Belavia, Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, KLM, Air Malta, Swiss, airBaltic, LOT, Austrian, Alitalia, TAROM, British Airways, Air Serbia, Norwegian Shuttle, MEA, Air Berlin, UIA, Air France, Lufthansa GBP117
London to Varna Swiss, Lufthansa, Austrian GBP221
London to Antalya Turkish, Germanwings, Swiss, Austrian, Aeroflot, Air Berlin, Lufthansa, Pegasus GBP112
London to Paris Belavia, KLM, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Luxair GBP74
London to Tehran Belavia, Turkish, Azal, Alitalia, Etihad, Aeroflot, Qatar, Lufthansa, Oman Air, Emirates, Pegasus GBP252
London to Tel Aviv - Yafo Aegean, Turkish, El Al, Germanwings, Swiss, airBaltic, LOT, TAROM, Royal Jordanian, Aeroflot, Iberia, Cyprus, Belavia, Transaero, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Ethiopian, UIA, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus GBP183

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
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
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: Rome, IT
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