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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
06-Sep-2015 11-Sep-2015 £340
Aegean Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
04-Nov-2015 06-Nov-2015 £111
11-Nov-2015 17-Nov-2015 £111
12-Nov-2015 15-Nov-2015 £111
12-Nov-2015 25-Nov-2015 £111
18-Nov-2015 30-Nov-2015 £111
Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Sep-2015 10-Sep-2015 £1,436
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Oct-2015 17-Oct-2015 £774
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18-Oct-2015 23-Oct-2015 £140
Air Malta
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06-Nov-2015 13-Nov-2015 £301
08-Nov-2015 17-Nov-2015 £301
09-Nov-2015 13-Nov-2015 £301
13-Nov-2015 22-Nov-2015 £301
14-Nov-2015 22-Nov-2015 £301
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Sep-2015 07-Oct-2015 £140
21-Oct-2015 26-Oct-2015 £140
Atlasjet Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Oct-2015 27-Oct-2015 £112
10-Nov-2015 12-Nov-2015 £112
14-Nov-2015 19-Nov-2015 £112
20-Nov-2015 24-Nov-2015 £112
25-Nov-2015 27-Nov-2015 £112
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Sep-2015 11-Sep-2015 £1,387
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Oct-2015 21-Oct-2015 £130
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Dec-2015 27-Dec-2015 £1,135
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Oct-2015 11-Oct-2015 £1,503
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09-Sep-2015 11-Sep-2015 £1,631
Germanwings
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Sep-2015 22-Sep-2015 £180
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
02-Nov-2015 10-Nov-2015 £159
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Nov-2015 08-Nov-2015 £140
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Oct-2015 23-Oct-2015 £149
24-Oct-2015 07-Nov-2015 £149
13-Nov-2015 20-Nov-2015 £149
19-Nov-2015 22-Nov-2015 £149
01-Dec-2015 08-Dec-2015 £149
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Oct-2015 08-Oct-2015 £138
15-Oct-2015 23-Oct-2015 £138
Onur Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Sep-2015 07-Oct-2015 £256
Pegasus Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
04-Nov-2015 09-Nov-2015 £95
Ryanair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Sep-2015 07-Oct-2015 £193
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Oct-2015 15-Oct-2015 £461
05-Nov-2015 07-Nov-2015 £461
SunExpress
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Oct-2015 21-Oct-2015 £160
Sunexpress Deutschland
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Sep-2015 07-Oct-2015 £811
TAROM
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
21-Nov-2015 23-Nov-2015 £230
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Oct-2015 08-Nov-2015 £238
Thomas Cook Manchester
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Sep-2015 07-Oct-2015 £145
Turkish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Oct-2015 14-Oct-2015 £129
07-Oct-2015 19-Oct-2015 £129
12-Oct-2015 15-Oct-2015 £129
12-Oct-2015 25-Oct-2015 £129
13-Oct-2015 18-Oct-2015 £129
Wizz Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Oct-2015 21-Oct-2015 £132
easyJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14-Oct-2015 21-Oct-2015 £134
Transavia.com
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Sep-2015 07-Oct-2015 £153

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 £102.

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 £169
7-14 days £145 £153
14-21 days £148 £147
21-30 days £117 £140
30-60 days £112 £115
60-90 days £95 £101
90+ days £95 £94

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
£106 £98 £95 £97 £104 £110 £109

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
August London Istanbul Atlasjet 28/08/15 31/08/15 0 £116
September London Istanbul Aegean 22/09/15 30/09/15 1 £86
October London Istanbul Pegasus 29/10/15 09/11/15 0 £109
November London Istanbul Pegasus 12/11/15 14/11/15 1 £94
December London Istanbul Pegasus 04/12/15 08/12/15 0 £95
January London Istanbul Pegasus 28/01/16 02/02/16 1 £94
February London Istanbul Pegasus 25/02/16 29/02/16 1 £94
March London Istanbul Pegasus 02/03/16 03/03/16 1 £95

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
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
£312
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
£312 £238
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
£238 £171
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
£171 £138
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
£138 £161
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
£161

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 £376.

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 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 £357.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Istanbul is £374.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Istanbul Aegean, LOT, TAROM, Jet2, Monarch, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, Turkish, Germanwings, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Pegasus £140
Birmingham to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Germanwings, LOT, TAROM, Monarch, Sunexpress, Iberia, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £143
Bristol to Istanbul SunExpress, Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, Germanwings, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £200
Leeds Bradford to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Germanwings, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £195
Liverpool to Istanbul SunExpress, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, SAS, Alitalia, TAROM, British Airways, Czech, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £308
Rotterdam to Istanbul Aegean, SunExpress, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Germanwings, LOT, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Condor, Lufthansa, Iberia, City Jet, BMI Regional, Pegasus £128
Cardiff to Istanbul SunExpress, Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, SAS, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus £200
Nottingham to Istanbul Virgin Atlantic, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, LOT, Alitalia, TAROM, Brussels, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus £403
Southampton to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, FlexFlight, Onur Air, SAS, Alitalia, British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia £195
Lille to Istanbul Turkish, Air France, Alitalia, Pegasus £1,456
Humberside to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Air France, SAS, Alitalia £203
Jersey to Istanbul Aegean, Turkish, Atlasjet, KLM, Germanwings, Onur Air, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia, Pegasus, Aer Lingus Check Dates
Norwich to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Pegasus £216
Exeter to Istanbul Atlasjet, Turkish, KLM, Air Malta, Onur Air, SAS, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Tap Portugal, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus £240
Caen to Istanbul Turkish, Air France, British Airways £398
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, Lufthansa, Luxair £265
London to Athens Aegean, LOT, TAROM, transavia.com, SmartWings, Iberia, Meridiana, Bulgaria Air, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, Flybe, City Jet, Jetairfly, Olympic, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £63
London to Dubai WIZZ, Aegean, Virgin Atlantic, LOT, TAROM, transavia.com, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Etihad, Air Berlin, Air France, Emirates, Aer Lingus, Germanwings, flydubai, Tap Portugal, Czech, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Arkefly, Lufthansa, Royal Brunei, Qantas £226
London to Rome WIZZ, Aegean, FlexFlight, HOP!, 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, City Jet, KLM, Air Malta, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £75
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, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £110
London to Izmir SunExpress, Aegean, Turkish, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Czech, Sunexpress, Iberia, Jetairfly, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Thomas Cook, Eurowings, Austrian, SAS, Alitalia, Brussels, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Luxair, Aer Lingus, Pegasus £74
London to Toronto Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, LOT, Condor, Iberia, Air Europa, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Canada, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Air Transat, Tap Portugal, WestJet, KLM, Sunwing, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Arkefly, SATA, Porter, Lufthansa £274
London to Tirana Adria, Blue Panorama, Aegean, Germanwings, Monarch, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, SmartWings, City Jet, Iberia, Jetairfly, Meridiana, KLM, Eurowings, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Vueling, Aer Lingus £118
London to Sofia Adria, WIZZ, Aegean, Germanwings, airBaltic, LOT, TAROM, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Czech, Flybe, City Jet, Iberia, Air Europa, NIKI, KLM, Air Malta, Bulgaria Air, Thomas Cook, Eurowings, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair, Aer Lingus £108
London to Larnaca WIZZ, Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, LOT, TAROM, transavia.com, Monarch, SmartWings, Condor, Iberia, Bulgaria Air, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, NIKI, KLM, Air Malta, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £127
London to Varna WIZZ, Aegean, Germanwings, airBaltic, LOT, Czech, SmartWings, Sunexpress, Condor, Iberia, Jetairfly, Meridiana, KLM, Bulgaria Air, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa, Luxair, Aer Lingus £196
London to Antalya Aegean, LOT, transavia.com, Monarch, SmartWings, Condor, Iberia, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin, Air France, SunExpress, Turkish, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Corendon, Czech, Germania, Sunexpress, Jetairfly, NIKI, Atlasjet, KLM, Onur Air, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Primera Air, Luxair, Pegasus £123
London to Paris Aegean, FlexFlight, LOT, TAROM, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, Bulgaria Air, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Aer Lingus, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Tap Portugal, Ryanair, Czech, BMI, Flybe, City Jet, Blue1, BMI Regional, KLM, Air Malta, SAS, Austrian, Brussels, SATA, Aurigny, Lufthansa, Vueling, Luxair £65
London to Tehran Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, Germania, Iberia, KLM, SAS, Austrian, IranAir, Alitalia, British Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Lufthansa £282
London to Tel Aviv - Yafo WIZZ, Virgin Atlantic, Aegean, El Al, LOT, TAROM, Monarch, transavia.com, SmartWings, Iberia, Air Europa, Meridiana, Volotea, Bulgaria Air, Eurowings, Alitalia, Finnair, British Airways, Thomas Cook, Arkia, Israir, Air Berlin, Air France, Adria, Germanwings, airBaltic, easyJet, Ryanair, Czech, NIKI, KLM, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Lufthansa, Vueling £146

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
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
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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