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Travelers usually depart from Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, or Istanbul Büyük Otogari when they travel from Istanbul to London. Book your trip to arrive at Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London Southend. The distance between Istanbul and London is 2521 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, British Airways, and Ryanair. Istanbul and London have 174 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting St. Paul's Cathedral, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, Tate Modern, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, Portsea Island, St Fagans: National History Museum, Canterbury Cathedral, Avebury, Isle of Wight, Roman Baths, Bath, Natural History Museum, Tower of London, British Museum, and Stonehenge.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownNo
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesUnknownNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYesUnknownNo
RyanairRYRFRNo55 min before flightNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Istanbul to London?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Istanbul and London takes around 4.1 hours.

What is the flight distance between Istanbul and London?

The flight distance between Istanbul and London is 2521 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Istanbul and London?

Several carriers operate flights between Istanbul and London. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, American Airlines, Air Canada.

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Sheremetyevo International, Antalya, Vienna International Airport, Brussels South Charleroi, Hurghada International, Kazan International, Sharm el-Sheikh International, Zürich Airport, Ben Gurion, Lyon–Saint-Exupéry, Ufa International.

What are the most popular routes to and from London?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Barcelona–El Prat, Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Lisbon Portela, Vnukovo International, Tenerife–South, Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany), Milan Bergamo International Airport, Pulkovo International, Dublin, Porto.

Which airports are there in Istanbul?

Istanbul is mainly served by Sabiha Gökçen International. But there are other airports nearby, including Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Atatürk.

What airports are near Istanbul?

The main airport in Istanbul is Sabiha Gökçen International. It is also served by Anadolu, Tekirdağ Çorlu, Yenişehir.

What airports are near London?

The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Doncaster Sheffield, Exeter, Cardiff, Southampton, Norwich, Bournemouth, Cambridge.

What buses and trains depart from Istanbul?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Istanbul, including City Lines, Union Ivkoni.

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