Cheap flights from Istanbul to London

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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, Gatwick, Luton, or London City. The distance between Istanbul and London is 2521 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Pegasus, British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Ryanair, and easyJet. Istanbul and London have 192 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, British Museum, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, Natural History Museum, Tate Modern, Isle of Wight, Roman Baths, Bath, Portsea Island, St. Paul's Cathedral, Avebury, St Fagans: National History Museum, Stonehenge, Canterbury Cathedral, and Tower of London.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
PegasusPGTPCNoUnknownNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYesUnknownNo
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
RyanairRYRFRNo55 min before flightNo
easyJetEZYU2Yes12 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 4.2 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 United Airlines, Pegasus, Turkish Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways.

What are the most popular routes to and from Istanbul?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Istanbul and Berlin Brandenburg, Antalya, Frankfurt International Airport, Vienna International Airport, Zürich Airport, Brussels South Charleroi, Dalaman, London Stansted, Munich, Hamburg, Tbilisi International.

What are the most popular routes to and from London?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Athens International, Lisbon Portela, Milan Bergamo International Airport, Frankfurt International Airport, Dublin, Boryspil International, Tenerife–South, Porto, Vienna International Airport, Palma de Mallorca, Václav Havel Airport Prague.

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, Bournemouth, Doncaster Sheffield, Southampton, Cardiff, Humberside, Exeter, Norwich.

What buses and trains depart from Istanbul?

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

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