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Travel Information from Istanbul to London

distanceDistance1549 miles (2498 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $174 (€145) • 4 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAegean Airlines

Take a flight to travel 1549 miles (2498 km) to London from Istanbul. Aegean Airlines is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Istanbul to London.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to London, United Kingdom from Istanbul, Turkey?

International travel from Istanbul, Turkey to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Turkey?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if traveling from Istanbul?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/5/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Istanbul to London.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Istanbul, Turkey from London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return to Istanbul, Turkey from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Istanbul from London restricted?

Entry into Turkey is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Istanbul from London?

Conditions of reentry into Turkey:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Istanbul, Turkey?

You should observe these safety measures in Turkey as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Turkey was last checked on 11/29/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Istanbul from London closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Istanbul to London?

Travel from Istanbul to London by taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to travel from Istanbul to London?

A flight is the fastest way to get to London from Istanbul with an average travel time for this journey around 4 h 5 min.

What is the distance between Istanbul and London?

The Istanbul to London distance is around 1549 miles (2498 km).

Where do I depart from Istanbul? Where do I arrive in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Istanbul to London:

  • Flights most often depart from Istanbul at Istanbul Airport and arrive in London at London Heathrow Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Istanbul to London?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to London from Istanbul:

  • You can travel between Istanbul and London by flight with Aegean Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $174 (€145) with Aegean Airlines from Istanbul to London.
Can I find a direct route from Istanbul to London?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Istanbul to London:

  • You can travel directly by plane with pegasus or Turkish Airlines.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Istanbul and London.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Istanbul to London?
Omio customers who travel from Istanbul to London often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book my Istanbul to London one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Istanbul to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $174 (€145) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Istanbul to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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