Istanbul to London Flight Duration

Find flight duration times from Istanbul to London, compare live flight prices and book your tickets.

What is the flight duration from Istanbul to London?
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Average flight time is 4 hours 6 minutes

The fastest flight time from Istanbul to London is 3 hours 55 minutes

Istanbul to London flight duration breakdown

Average flight duration 4 hours 6 minutes
Shortest flight duration 3 hours 55 minutes
Longest flight duration 4 hours 15 minutes
The average flight time from Istanbul to London is 4 hours 6 minutes. However, the duration of flights can differ depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air. This means individual flight times can be quicker, but on occasion, they can also be longer.

The distance from Istanbul to London is 1,554 miles / 2,501 km

İstanbul airports

İstanbul has 2 airports: Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (IST) and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW).

If you don't fancy flying from İstanbul there are a number of airports nearby that fly to London: Izmir Adnan Menderes International Airport (ADB), Esenboga International Airport (ESB), Bodrum Milas Airport (BJV), Konya Airport (KYA) and Dalaman Airport (DLM).

London airports

London has 5 airports: London City Airport (LCY), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Luton Airport (LTN) and London Stansted Airport (STN).

If you don't fancy flying from London there are a number of airports nearby that fly to İstanbul: London Southend Airport (SEN), Cambridge Airport (CBG), Southampton Airport (SOU), Bournemouth Airport (BOH), Birmingham Airport (BHX), Norwich International Airport (NWI) and East Midlands Airport (EMA).

We found some additional routes that may be of interest to you: Alanya to London, Turkey to London, Adana to London, Istanbul to Stansted, Istanbul to Wales, Istanbul to Manchester, Turkey to RAF Brize Norton and Alanya to Birmingham International.

İstanbul & London local times and timezones

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İstanbul, Turkey is 3 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

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Istanbul to London FAQs

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

On average, the flight time from Istanbul to London is 4 hours 6 minutes. But remember, flight times can vary slightly depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air.

This means that your flight from Istanbul to London could be longer or shorter than the average flight time.

What is the distance between Istanbul and London?

The distance between Istanbul and London is 1,554 miles or 2,501 km.

What is the shortest flight duration from Istanbul to London?

The shortest flight time from Istanbul to London is 3 hours 55 minutes. However, flight times can vary depending on weather conditions, air congestion and flight path, so this time is never guaranteed.

Can I fly from İstanbul to London?

The average flight time from Istanbul to London is 4 hours 6 minutes. Nearby airports to consider flying from include: Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (IST) and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW). Check ticket prices and review carrier requirements carefully before booking your trip.

What is the timezone difference between İstanbul and London?

The time zone difference between İstanbul and London is 3 hours.