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Overview: London to Istanbul flight

distanceDistance1549 miles (2498 km)
durationAverage flight duration3 h 40 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$148 (€124)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesTurkish Airlines, pegasus, British Airways, Atlasglobal, Ukraine Intl. Airlines, Lot Polish Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa or Aegean Airlines

Flights from London to Istanbul cover the 1549 miles (2498 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like Turkish Airlines, pegasus, British Airways, Atlasglobal, Ukraine Intl. Airlines, Lot Polish Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa or Aegean Airlines. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as $86 (€72), but the average price of plane tickets is $148 (€124). Travelers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

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Turkish Airlines, British Airways and Lufthansa flights from London to Istanbul

Find the best flights between London and Istanbul with Omio's travel partners Turkish Airlines, British Airways and Lufthansa from $86 (€72). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Turkish Airlines is Turkey’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy Class, Comfort Class, Business Class or All-Inclusive-Ticket for your next flight between London and Istanbul.

Turkish Airlines is one of the best options when traveling by plane between London and Istanbul. Omio quickly shows you current Turkish Airlines flight schedules for the London - Istanbul journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy plane tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from London to Istanbul is around 1549 miles (2498 km) and the cheapest Turkish Airlines one-way ticket you can book starts at $86 (€72). As you check the latest London to Istanbul flight schedule from Turkish Airlines for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Istanbul safely. If you search for Turkish Airlines tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Turkish Airlines ticket to Istanbul from London so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: $86

When purchasing your Turkish Airlines flight tickets from London to Istanbul, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees waived
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by plane?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Istanbul, Turkey by plane is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Turkey from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Turkey from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Istanbul, Turkey?

When traveling in Turkey, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between London and Istanbul before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Istanbul, Turkey to London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Istanbul to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Turkey?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Istanbul?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 12/6/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your flight to London from Istanbul here.

What is the price of the cheapest flight from London to Istanbul?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight to Istanbul from London for the next 7 days starting from $86 (€72)  one way.
What is the price of a flight ticket between London and Istanbul?
The flight price between London and Istanbul is on average $148 (€124)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from London to Istanbul by plane?
You should expect to travel around 1549 miles (2498 km)  from London to Istanbul by plane.
How long is the plane ride to Istanbul from London?
While the time it takes to travel 1549 miles (2498 km) to Istanbul from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Istanbul flight journey time is on average 3 h 40 min.
Which airport for the flight from London to Istanbul do I fly out of? Which Istanbul airport from London do I arrive in?

If you’re looking to fly out of London, you have a few airport options to start your journey from including London Heathrow Airport, London Stansted Airport and London Gatwick Airport. When flying into Istanbul, you can arrive in airports like Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport and Ataturk Airport.

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this journey most frequently fly from London Heathrow Airport   to Istanbul Airport.

Where is the airport in London to go to Istanbul? Where is the airport in Istanbul located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from London Heathrow Airport, which is located approximately 14.3 miles (23 km) from the city center.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Istanbul Airport and need to travel approximately 20.1 miles (32.4 km) from the airport to reach the city center in Istanbul. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transit options available from Istanbul Airport to get you to the city center in Istanbul.

What airlines go from London to Istanbul?
For the best London to Istanbul flight to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Turkish Airlines, pegasus, British Airways, Atlasglobal, Ukraine Intl. Airlines, Lot Polish Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa or Aegean Airlines. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services from London to Istanbul to compare what amenities they may offer.
What time is the earliest flight from London to Istanbul? What time is the last flight from London to Istanbul?
You can take the first flight from London to Istanbul at 9: 15 AM. The last flight from London to Istanbul that you can take departs at 11: 35 PM. Omio shows you the latest flight from London to Istanbul schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I book London to Istanbul plane tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the London to Istanbul flight within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $148 (€124). However, booking your plane ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights from London to Istanbul. Look out for plane tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.