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Travelers usually depart from Sabiha Gökçen International, Istanbul Airport, Istanbul Bus Station, Istanbul - Alibeyköy, or İstanbul - Harem when they travel from Istanbul to London. Book your trip to arrive at Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City. The distance between Istanbul and London is 2521 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, and British Airways. Istanbul and London have 330 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting Tower of London, Portsea Island, Canterbury Cathedral, St. Paul's Cathedral, Roman Baths, Bath, Isle of Wight, Tate Modern, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, St Fagans: National History Museum, Natural History Museum, Stonehenge, British Museum, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, and Avebury.

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Check-in for a flight from Istanbul to London

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
PegasusPGTPCNoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
British AirwaysBAWBAYesNo

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 4.0 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 Pegasus, Turkish Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Manchester, Birmingham, Kayseri, Antalya, Dublin, Northern Cyprus, Edinburgh, İzmir, Bodrum, Dalaman, Ankara, Nevşehir, Bristol, Glasgow, Athens, Dubai, Gaziantep, Newcastle upon Tyne, Baku, Konya.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Reykjavik, Bucharest, Athens, Dublin, Lisbon, Sofia, Tirana, New York, Edinburgh, Belfast, Larnaca, Glasgow, Málaga, Antalya, Faro, Thessaloniki, Budapest, Madrid, Alicante, Tel Aviv.
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, Yenişehir, Tekirdağ Çorlu.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, Exeter, Doncaster Sheffield, Cardiff, East Midlands, Southampton, Norwich, Bournemouth, Cambridge.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Istanbul and London?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Istanbul and London thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Istanbul and London can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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