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London to Istanbul Flights

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Selected fares from London to Istanbul

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LON IST Mon, Nov 3 - Fri, Nov 14 $242
LON IST Wed, Sep 10 - Wed, Sep 24 $273
LON IST Wed, Oct 1 - Wed, Oct 8 $371
LON IST Wed, Sep 10 - Wed, Sep 24 $415
LON IST Sun, Oct 12 - Sun, Oct 19 $430
LON IST Wed, Oct 1 - Wed, Oct 8 $454
LON IST Wed, Sep 10 - Wed, Sep 24 $469
LON IST Wed, Oct 1 - Wed, Oct 8 $486
LON IST Wed, Sep 10 - Wed, Sep 24 $538
LON IST Sun, Oct 12 - Sun, Oct 19 $673

London and Istanbul airports and terminals

Airports in London , GB
map of airports in London
  • 1

    Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LHR to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Turkish Airlines
    Terminal 3 Turkish Airlines
    Terminal 5 British Airways
  • 2

    Gatwick airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LGW to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal N Turkish Airlines
  • 3

    Stansted airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

  • 4

    Luton Airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

  • 5

    London City Airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

  • 6

    Southend airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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Airports in Istanbul , TR
map of airports in Istanbul
  • 1

    Ataturk airport (IST)

    Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LON to IST

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I British Airways, Turkish Airlines
  • 2

    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)

    Distance from City Center: 19 miles

    Carriers for flights from LON to SAW

    Carriers
    Turkish Airlines
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Cheap flights from London to Istanbul

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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Ataturk Airport International Terminal 1 Yesilkoy Map

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Wow Airport hotel

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Yesilkoy Airport Boutique Hotel

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Istanbul Caddesi 29 A-Block Map

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Blue Regency Airport Hotel

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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from London to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 5 London (LHR) Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines $497
Earn $4.97
Return Mon, Sep 8 Istanbul (IST) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from London to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 10 London (LHR) Istanbul (IST) Alitalia $273
Earn $2.73
Return Wed, Sep 24 Istanbul (IST) London (LHR) Alitalia

Best one-week trip in September from London to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 12 London (LHR) Istanbul (IST) Ukraine International Airlines $373
Earn $3.73
Return Fri, Sep 19 Istanbul (IST) London (LHR) Ukraine International Airlines
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from London to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 1 London (LGW) Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines $254
Earn $2.54
Return Wed, Oct 8 Istanbul (IST) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from London to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 1 London (LGW) Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines $254
Earn $2.54
Return Wed, Oct 8 Istanbul (IST) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from London to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Nov 3 London (LGW) Istanbul (SAW) Turkish Airlines $242
Earn $2.42
Return Fri, Nov 14 Istanbul (SAW) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines
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Flights to Istanbul

London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. You can book low-cost flights from London to any city in the world through Orbitz.com. London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It is located west of central London and offers direct and connecting flights to locations throughout the world. The major airlines that service Heathrow Airport include Air Canada, Air France, Air China, American Airlines, Australian Airlines and British Airways. You can book flights on these, and many other airlines that fly out of this airport, on Orbitz.com.

Parking at Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport has long-term and short-term parking lots. Long-term parking is available at Terminal 1, Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 and costs £17.90 per day. Short-term parking is available at every terminal and is free for the first 15 minutes. You are then charged £2.80 per hour. Each parking lot has shuttle services that travelers can use to get to the airport's main entrance.

London Ground Transportation

London has public busses, trams, a light rail service and a heavy rail service. London's transport system serves every area of the city and provides services directly to London Heathrow Airport. There are complimentary shuttle services available that take travelers from bus and rail stops close to the airport right to the ticket gates. There are also taxi services available to travelers as well. If you are flying into London and need transportation, book a rental car in advance on Orbitz.com.

Airport Dining Facilities

There are many places to dine in London Heathrow Airport, including Coffee Republic, The Bridge Bar, The Skylark and Bagel Street. Krispy Kreme, TGI Friday's and Starbucks are also located in the dining area. Always use Orbitz.com to find great sales on flights from London, and arrive to the airport early enough to grab a snack and relax before your trip.

Istanbul Area Airports

Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.

Getting to the Airport

From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.

Vacationing in Istanbul

Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.

Interesting facts about flights from London to Istanbul

    • 11 direct flights are operating from London to Istanbul today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 49m.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 1988 (1:55 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's earliest available flight from London to Istanbul.
    • Turkish Airlines flight 1984 (5:30 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's latest available flight from London to Istanbul.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from London to Istanbul (British Airways flight 678, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 3h 45m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from London to Istanbul (British Airways flight 676, Boeing 767 Passenger) takes 3h 50m.
    • Flights from Gatwick airport (LGW), Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), Luton Airport (LTN), Southend airport (SEN), Stansted airport (STN) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between London and Istanbul

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737 Passenger Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737-900 (Winglets) Passenger Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737-900 Passenger Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger Turkish Airlines
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Turkish Airlines
Boeing 777-300ER Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A330-200 Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A340-300 Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A330 Turkish Airlines
Boeing 767 Passenger British Airways
Airbus Industrie A320 British Airways, Turkish Airlines
Airbus Industrie A321 Turkish Airlines