Beginning of main content
Trip type
Flight 1
Flight 2
Flight 3
Flight 4
Flight 5
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) travel advisories, some destinations may be unavailable for certain dates. Find out more.

Many airlines offer flexible change policies

Earn BONUS+ rewards on top of your airline points

Enjoy exclusive promotions on the ebookers app!

Selected flights deals from London to Istanbul

Prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

London to Istanbul Flight Information

Origin Airport IATA Code STN
Destination Airport IATA Code SAW
Number Of Flight Options 1
Flight Price £107
Average Flight Time 6 hours 50 minutes

Best Days To Fly From LON to IST

Flights Fare Calendar Find minimum fare between London and Istanbul Click this button to get previous days data Click this button to get next days data £284 £243 £203 £162 £122 £81 £41 £0 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T Price is £200 on KLM Price is £180 on Lufthansa Price is £180 on Lufthansa Price is £172 on Lufthansa Price is £172 on Lufthansa Price is £165 on Lufthansa Price is £181 on Turkish Airlines Price is £150 on Lufthansa Price is £150 on Lufthansa Price is £184 on Alitalia Price is £284 on Air Moldova Price is £283 on Air Moldova Price is £134 on Lufthansa Price is £283 on Air Moldova

Istanbul IST Flight Information

Traveling FromLondon
Origin Airport IATA CodeLON
Traveling ToIstanbul
Destination Airport IATA CodeIST
Number of Airlines Serving3
Available AirlinesPegasus Airlines, British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Alitalia, KLM, Ukraine International Airlines, Air Moldova
Distance2488 km
Direct Flight Time9 50
Flight Price£108

FAQs about flights from London to Istanbul

Is there a direct flight between London and Istanbul?

Now all that's left to do is choose which air carrier and which airports to use. Among a few other airlines, Turkish Airlines and British Airways operate on the London (LHR-Heathrow) to Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) route. Flying between London (STN-Stansted) and Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) is another option available with Pegasus and Turkish Airlines.

How long is a direct flight from London to Istanbul?

It can take anywhere between 3 hours and 50 minutes and 3 hours and 56 minutes to jet to Istanbul from London. Turkish Airlines and United Airlines are two reputable airlines that sell direct tickets on this route, which covers a distance of around 1,553 miles.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Istanbul due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Istanbul booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for London to Istanbul flights?

You might be curious to hear that there are numerous ways to fly from London to Istanbul. These are the most frequently flown routes:

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) to Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) - 99 flights per week
  • London (STN-Stansted) to Istanbul (SAW-Sabiha Gokcen Intl.) - 52 flights per week
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) to Istanbul (ISL-Ataturk Intl.) - 49 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from London to Istanbul?

After terrific amenities? Or good service? While you'll find various airlines travelling from London to Istanbul, picking one of these quality air carriers will ensure you start your break on the right foot.

  • Turkish Airlines with 315 flights every month.
  • United Airlines with 225 flights every month.
  • Pegasus with 166 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 144 flights every month.
  • ANA with 52 flights every month.
  • British Airways with 40 flights every month.
How many flights are there from London to Istanbul?

There are approximately 14 flights which operate daily from London to Istanbul. You might like to remember this the next time you find yourself fantasising about a holiday.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Save on Sundays. We found that tickets booked on a Sunday resulted in the best deal on average in 2019. However, Saturdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2019.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2019, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.


Car Hire offers in Istanbul


Hotels in Istanbul

See all 4,944 Properties in Istanbul
Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul

Visnezade Mah. Acisu Sok. NO. 19, Macka Besiktas, Istanbul, Istanbul
    5.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.5 out of 5 (20 reviews)

    This family-friendly Istanbul hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of City's Nişantaşı Shopping Center, Dolmabahce Palace and Taksim ...

    Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul£144

    Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul£144
    YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport AIRSIDE

    YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport AIRSIDE

    Tayakadin Mah. Terminal Cad. No.1, Arnavutkoy, Arnavutkoy, Istanbul
       
       
      4.0 out of 5 (6 reviews)

      Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 20 miles (32 km) of Belgrad Forest, Mall of Istanbul and Kilyos Beach. Venezia Mega Outlet and Eyup Sultan Mosque ...

      YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport AIRSIDE£135

      YOTELAIR Istanbul Airport AIRSIDE£135
      Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center

      Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center

      Silahsor Cad. No: 42 Bomonti Sisli, Istanbul, Istanbul
        5.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        4.5 out of 5 (35 reviews)

        Located in Sisli, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bomontiada, City's Nişantaşı Shopping Center and Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre. ...

        Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center£71

        Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center£71
        YOTEL Istanbul Airport LANDSIDE

        YOTEL Istanbul Airport LANDSIDE

        Tayakadin Mah. Terminal Cad. No.: 1, Arnavutkoy, Istanbul
           
           
          4.4 out of 5 (8 reviews)

          Situated in Arnavutkoy, this hotel is within 20 miles (32 km) of Belgrad Forest, Mall of Istanbul and Kilyos Beach. Venezia Mega Outlet and Eyup Sultan Mosque ...

          YOTEL Istanbul Airport LANDSIDE£108

          YOTEL Istanbul Airport LANDSIDE£108
          Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus

          Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus

          Cihannuma Mahallesi, Saray Caddesi No:5, Besiktas, Istanbul, Istanbul
            5.0 out of 5.0
             
             
            4.7 out of 5 (41 reviews)

            Located in Besiktas, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Besiktas Pier and Vodafone Arena. Dolmabahce Palace and Zorlu Performing Arts Center are also ...

            Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus£78

            Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus£78
            The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul

            The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul

            Suzer Plaza, Askerocagi Caddesi, No:6, Elmadag/Sisli, Istanbul
              5.0 out of 5.0
               
               
              5.0 out of 5 (3 reviews)

              Located in Taksim, this luxury hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Taksim Square, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque. Taşkışla Cable Car Station ...

              The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul£154

              The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul£154

              ^Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on ebookers.ie from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

              Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

              Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

              Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.