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Flights from London to Istanbul

Exclusive Information to Help You Book Your Flight from London to Istanbul

Exploring the world is meant to be magical, but sometimes booking travel can get in the way of that. With 50 airlines, and 3,422 flights available each week, finding the best available flights to Istanbul might feel like a chore.

There are many airports in the area to book your flights from London to Istanbul. The most popular airports to fly from are:

  • Heathrow (LHR)
  • Gatwick (LGW)
  • London City (LCY)

You can touch down at any of these popular airports in Istanbul to save time and money:

  • Ataturk Intl. (IST)
  • Sabiha Gokcen Intl. (SAW)

We want you to travel on your own terms. That way, when your flight arrives in Istanbul you are ready to be amazed by the spectacular sights, sounds, and tastes the city has to offer.

50 airlines offer cheap flights from London to Istanbul. What are some of the most popular?

Out of the 50 airlines interested in helping you break free from your everyday routine with a cheap flight from London to Istanbul, some of the most popular operating in the London area are:

  • Flights from Heathrow (LHR) to Ataturk Intl. (IST)

    • British Airways
    • Lufthansa
    • KLM
  • Flights from London City (LCY) to Ataturk Intl. (IST)

    • British Airways
    • KLM
    • CityJet
  • Flights from Heathrow (LHR) to Sabiha Gokcen Intl. (SAW)

    • British Airways
    • Lufthansa
    • KLM

What airlines fly from London to Istanbul most frequently?

Below you will find the airlines flying from London area airports to Istanbul most often. Larger airports and airlines with more frequent flights on a route tend to have more available seats, though flying out of a smaller airport may be more affordable.

  • Heathrow (LHR) - Ataturk Intl. (IST)

    • British Airways - 454 flights per week from LHR to IST
    • Lufthansa - 100 flights per week from LHR to IST
    • KLM - 56 flights per week from LHR to IST
  • London City (LCY) - Ataturk Intl. (IST)

    • British Airways - 91 flights per week from LCY to IST
    • KLM - 33 flights per week from LCY to IST
    • CityJet - 31 flights per week from LCY to IST
  • Heathrow (LHR) - Sabiha Gokcen Intl. (SAW)

    • British Airways - 79 flights per week from LHR to SAW
    • Lufthansa - 45 flights per week from LHR to SAW
    • KLM - 18 flights per week from LHR to SAW

What London area airports offer flights to Istanbul every week?

Every week, there are over 3,422 flights from London to Istanbul flown by over 50 different airlines like British Airways, Lufthansa, and others. Find more details below:

  • Heathrow (LHR) has 1,736 flights to Ataturk Intl. (IST) per week.
  • London City (LCY) has 804 flights to Ataturk Intl. (IST) per week.
  • Heathrow (LHR) has 354 flights to Sabiha Gokcen Intl. (SAW) per week.

How long is a direct flight from London to Istanbul?

A direct flight from London to Istanbul usually takes around 3 hours, 40 minutes to cover the 2,494 km distance. The longest flights on this route typically take 9 hours, 35 minutes, and on average that is 6 hours, 37 minutes.

What is the earliest and latest flight available from London to Istanbul?

  • Flight from Heathrow (LHR) to Ataturk Intl. (IST)

    • First departing flight of the day: 06:45 AM
    • Earliest arrival: 12:20 AM
    • Last departing flight of the day: 10:35 PM
    • Latest arrival of the day: 11:40 PM
  • Flight from London City (LCY) to Ataturk Intl. (IST)

    • First departing flight of the day: 06:45 AM
    • Earliest arrival: 12:05 AM
    • Last departing flight of the day: 08:05 PM
    • Latest arrival of the day: 11:55 PM
  • Flight from Heathrow (LHR) to Sabiha Gokcen Intl. (SAW)

    • First departing flight of the day: 06:00 AM
    • Earliest arrival: 03:50 PM
    • Last departing flight of the day: 10:30 AM
    • Latest arrival of the day: 07:55 PM
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