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London Istanbul flights from £98

The flight between London and Istanbul is a short one, taking between three and four hours without stopovers. Several good airlines like Turkish Airlines, British Airways and Air Fiji offer direct flights to Istanbul from London at competitive prices. From Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton, you can choose your departure airport according to convenience. Istanbul has two airports- Ataturk and Sabiha. Ataturk is bigger and closer to the city centre (about 13 miles) than Sabiha, which is about 25 miles away. Buses, trams and ferries to the city centre are easily available from both airports. There's also a private transfer service, which is slightly more expensive than taxis, but will offer luxurious cars. If you don't mind longer flights, find a cheap flight from London -Istanbul that goes via Kiev, Bodrum, Riga or Cologne. If you book 2-3 months ahead, it is possible to find London - Istanbul flight deals that are better than last-minute ones.

Best Prices for a Flight ticket London - Istanbul: Selection by airline companies

  • London - Istanbul

    Departure 06/11/2017 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 11/11/2017 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £121.72 Flight search today

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 06/11/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h50 (Duration)
    Return 11/11/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Flight 1 stop(s) 27h35 (Duration)
    from £127.42 Flight search today

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 06/11/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 11/11/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h10 (Duration)
    from £127.60 Flight search today

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 22/12/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 25h10 (Duration)
    Return 29/12/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 20h55 (Duration)
    from £248.40 Flight search today

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 22/12/2017 British Airways British Airways Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 29/12/2017 British Airways British Airways Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £275.57 Flight search today

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 22/12/2017 LOT Polish Airlines LOT Polish Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 09h10 (Duration)
    Return 29/12/2017 LOT Polish Airlines LOT Polish Airlines Direct flight 03h15 (Duration)
    from £288.29 Flight search today

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 22/12/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 09h10 (Duration)
    Return 29/12/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 15h35 (Duration)
    from £345.40 Flight search today

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 22/12/2017 Air France Air France Flight 1 stop(s) 09h20 (Duration)
    Return 29/12/2017 Air France Air France Flight 1 stop(s) 04h55 (Duration)
    from £355.30 Flight search today

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 22/12/2017 KLM KLM Flight 1 stop(s) 18h55 (Duration)
    Return 29/12/2017 KLM KLM Flight 1 stop(s) 16h55 (Duration)
    from £448.61 Flight search today

Looking for a cheap London - Istanbul flight?

Take a look at the best recorded prices for Istanbul flights

  • London - Istanbul

    Departure 29/11/2017 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 06/12/2017 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £83.97 Flight search 11 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 23/11/2017 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 30/11/2017 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £84.73 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 15/02/2018 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 19/02/2018 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £85.66 Flight search 11 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 23/04/2018 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    Return 30/04/2018 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £85.74 Flight search 16 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 20/02/2018 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 27/02/2018 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £85.83 Flight search 15 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 19/01/2018 British Airways British Airways Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 26/01/2018 British Airways British Airways Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £90.69 Flight search 30 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 19/01/2018 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h50 (Duration)
    Return 26/01/2018 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £95.26 Flight search 22 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 19/01/2018 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 26/01/2018 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £95.74 Flight search 22 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 17/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 24/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £98.36 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 09/11/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h50 (Duration)
    Return 13/11/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 03h10 (Duration)
    from £98.36 Flight search 14 day(s) ago
  • London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 15/02/2018 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 19/02/2018 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h15 (Duration)
    from £98.76 Flight search 11 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 06/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 08/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £102.53 Flight search 17 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 29/11/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 06/12/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £102.60 Flight search 11 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 19/01/2018 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 26/01/2018 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £103.29 Flight search 23 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 17/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 23/11/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £103.33 Flight search 15 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 20/02/2018 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h50 (Duration)
    Return 27/02/2018 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £104.32 Flight search 15 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 25/09/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 02/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h10 (Duration)
    from £105.58 Flight search 24 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 17/10/2017 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 23/11/2017 AtlasGlobal AtlasGlobal Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £107.22 Flight search 15 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 25/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 02/11/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h20 (Duration)
    from £110.00 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 11/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 14/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £110.30 Flight search 15 day(s) ago
  • London - Istanbul

    Departure 23/11/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h50 (Duration)
    Return 30/11/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £111.70 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 30/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h50 (Duration)
    Return 06/11/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £112.00 Flight search 30 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 09/11/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h50 (Duration)
    Return 13/11/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £112.00 Flight search 14 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 23/04/2018 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 30/04/2018 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    from £112.30 Flight search 16 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 05/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h50 (Duration)
    Return 10/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    from £112.89 Flight search 27 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 23/11/2017 Aegean Airlines Aegean Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 08h00 (Duration)
    Return 25/11/2017 Aegean Airlines Aegean Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 06h45 (Duration)
    from £117.20 Flight search 42 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 01/11/2017 Aegean Airlines Aegean Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 08h00 (Duration)
    Return 07/11/2017 Aegean Airlines Aegean Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 06h45 (Duration)
    from £117.20 Flight search 59 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 05/10/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h00 (Duration)
    Return 12/10/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h15 (Duration)
    from £119.14 Flight search 18 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 29/12/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 10/01/2018 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h10 (Duration)
    from £119.54 Flight search 15 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 18/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 18/10/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h10 (Duration)
    from £119.75 Flight search 11 day(s) ago
  • London - Istanbul

    Departure 01/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 15/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £120.50 Flight search 18 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 01/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 08/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £120.60 Flight search 27 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 01/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 04/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £120.70 Flight search 20 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 25/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h00 (Duration)
    Return 02/10/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £120.72 Flight search 24 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 20/12/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 24/12/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £124.13 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 25/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 03h55 (Duration)
    Return 29/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h10 (Duration)
    from £138.64 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 25/09/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 20h30 (Duration)
    Return 29/09/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 17h30 (Duration)
    from £143.75 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 18/09/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h50 (Duration)
    Return 18/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £144.32 Flight search 11 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 05/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h50 (Duration)
    Return 08/10/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £148.69 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 22/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h00 (Duration)
    Return 30/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h10 (Duration)
    from £149.34 Flight search 12 day(s) ago
  • London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 05/10/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 03h50 (Duration)
    Return 08/10/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 03h45 (Duration)
    from £150.39 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 22/09/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h45 (Duration)
    Return 30/09/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £158.37 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 25/09/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 03h45 (Duration)
    Return 29/09/2017 Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines Direct flight 04h05 (Duration)
    from £158.37 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 20/10/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 07h10 (Duration)
    Return 30/10/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 26h45 (Duration)
    from £158.80 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 20/12/2017 British Airways British Airways Direct flight 04h55 (Duration)
    Return 24/12/2017 British Airways British Airways Direct flight 03h05 (Duration)
    from £160.87 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 20/10/2017 KLM KLM Flight 1 stop(s) 07h35 (Duration)
    Return 25/10/2017 KLM KLM Flight 1 stop(s) 07h10 (Duration)
    from £162.35 Flight search 11 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 15/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h00 (Duration)
    Return 22/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Flight 1 stop(s) 29h15 (Duration)
    from £165.82 Flight search 11 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 20/12/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 10h10 (Duration)
    Return 24/12/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 06h35 (Duration)
    from £165.95 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 20/12/2017 KLM KLM Flight 1 stop(s) 08h05 (Duration)
    Return 24/12/2017 KLM KLM Direct flight 03h00 (Duration)
    from £167.50 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 19/10/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 08h05 (Duration)
    Return 28/10/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 08h45 (Duration)
    from £169.76 Flight search 12 day(s) ago
  • London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 22/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h00 (Duration)
    Return 23/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h00 (Duration)
    from £170.97 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 15/09/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 20h30 (Duration)
    Return 22/09/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Direct flight 04h10 (Duration)
    from £175.42 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 13/09/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 07h10 (Duration)
    Return 22/09/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 17h30 (Duration)
    from £194.00 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 13/09/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 10h05 (Duration)
    Return 22/09/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 05h45 (Duration)
    from £197.53 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 20/10/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 07h10 (Duration)
    Return 25/10/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 07h20 (Duration)
    from £197.99 Flight search 11 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 20/10/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 10h05 (Duration)
    Return 25/10/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 05h45 (Duration)
    from £200.18 Flight search 11 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 20/10/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 10h05 (Duration)
    Return 30/10/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 06h35 (Duration)
    from £209.38 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 19/10/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h00 (Duration)
    Return 28/10/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Flight 1 stop(s) 19h05 (Duration)
    from £213.52 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 19/10/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 07h10 (Duration)
    Return 28/10/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 22h45 (Duration)
    from £217.25 Flight search 12 day(s) ago

    London - Sabiha Gokcen

    Departure 12/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Direct flight 04h00 (Duration)
    Return 24/09/2017 Air Fiji Air Fiji Flight 1 stop(s) 23h40 (Duration)
    from £235.82 Flight search 10 day(s) ago
  • London - Istanbul

    Departure 22/09/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 07h10 (Duration)
    Return 23/09/2017 Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine International Airlines Flight 1 stop(s) 07h20 (Duration)
    from £239.26 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

    London - Istanbul

    Departure 22/09/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 10h05 (Duration)
    Return 23/09/2017 Lufthansa Lufthansa Flight 1 stop(s) 05h45 (Duration)
    from £253.99 Flight search 10 day(s) ago

Cheap London - Istanbul Flights

To travel between London and Istanbul at a low cost, Easyvoyage provides two major pieces of information: the calendar and the price history for London - Istanbul flights. These elements will allow you to analyse the cheapest London - Istanbul flights by departure date.

Price history London - Istanbul

The fares of cheap flights between London and Istanbul are displayed in the price calendar. You will find, for each day, the price of plane tickets, one-way and returns, calculated according to two key factors: the best estimated price and the best price found by an internet-user between London and Istanbul. Thus, leaving you with nothing to do but choose your cheap flight from London to Istanbul.

Required travel documents for Turkey

To visit Istanbul, your passport should be valid for at least 90 days more than the validity of your visa. What kind of visa you need, or whether you need a visa at all, depends on your passport and the country it was issued in. Those with official (diplomatic and special) passports often get certain privileges. Assuming you have an official passport that was issued in UK, you need no visa to visit Turkey for 90 days or less. Ordinary UK passport holders need a visa issued, but this can be done online through this website - http://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/ These multiple-entry visas are generally valid for three months. For passports issued in other countries, go to http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa and find out whether you need a visa or not. The time difference is 2 hours so book your flight between London and Istanbul accordingly.
Sightseeing Istanbul Topkapi Palace

The Topkapi Palace was the home of the Ottoman sultans for 4 centuries. With lavish décor and brilliant architecture, this palace is sensational. The opulent treasury and the harem are interesting slices of history that will delight scholars and tourists alike.

Ayasofya

Ayasofya is a glowing monument from the Byzantine era. Initially a church, it was later converted to a mosque. Now it's a museum showcasing centuries-old mosaics and marble pillars. The Ottoman sultans' tombs are also a major attraction.

Basilica Cistern

This sixth century basilica, with 336 pillars, is a magical place. Supposedly built by 7000 slaves, this cathedral-cistern was used to store and provide water to the city centuries ago. Now with lights and music this is a tourist attraction not to be missed.

The Grand Bazaar

You simply cannot come to Istanbul from London and not buy a traditional Turkish carpet. The Grand Bazaar has over 5000 vendors, and if you want to see and sample their wares, you need an entire day. Prices are negotiable and haggling is a general practice.

Ayasofya bathhouse

The Ayasofya hamam (bathhouse) is an alternate spa experience. After your long London - Istanbul trip, wash off your exhaustion at the marbled bathing area. Relax with a Turkish massage and prepare for another day of exploring this glorious city.