If you are actually flying from Istanbul, Turkey to London, United Kingdom or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Istanbul and London, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

Departure
Istanbul
Arrival
London

Flight time from Istanbul to London is 3 hours 55 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from SAW to STN is 3 hours 55 minutes

Not looking for London, United Kingdom?

The nearest airport to Istanbul, is Ataturk Airport (IST) and the nearest airport to London, is London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Distance from Istanbul to London is approximately 2520 kilometers.

Flights from Istanbul to London • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Istanbul arrive at London Heathrow Airport, London City Airport, London Gatwick Airport or Stansted Airport. London is served by 4 international airports.

Airline & JourneyDuration

SAW ➝ STN
3 hrs 55 mins
British Airways
IST ➝ LHR
4 hrs
Air India Limited
IST ➝ LGW
4 hrs 5 mins
Singapore Airlines
IST ➝ LGW
4 hrs 5 mins
Turkish Airlines
IST ➝ LGW
4 hrs 5 mins

Flight time from Istanbul to London via Amsterdam • SAW to LHR via AMS

Flight duration from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to London Heathrow Airport via Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport, Netherlands on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight is 21 hours 5 minutes

SAW to AMS 3 hrs 40 mins
AMS Waiting Time 16 hrs
AMS to LHR 1 hr 25 mins
Total Duration: 21 hrs 5 mins

Flight time from Istanbul to London via Amsterdam • IST to LCY via AMS

Flight duration from Ataturk Airport to London City Airport via Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport, Netherlands on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight is 27 hours 45 minutes

IST to AMS 3 hrs 45 mins
AMS Waiting Time 22 hrs 55 mins
AMS to LCY 1 hr 5 mins
Total Duration: 27 hrs 45 mins

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

Non-stop flight time from Istanbul to London is around 4 hours 15 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Istanbul and London takes close to 6 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 30 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the two airports in Istanbul to airports in London.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Istanbul - London flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 50 mins to 25 hrs .

Flight time from Istanbul, Turkey to airports near London, United Kingdom

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Ataturk Airport, Istanbul to airports nearest to London is given in the table below

Journey ToStops & Duration
Manchester, Manchester Airport
IST - MAN
4 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop
Liverpool, Liverpool John Lennon Airport
IST - LPL
7 hrs 15 mins
1 Stop
Leeds, Leeds/bradford Airport
IST - LBA
5 hrs 40 mins
1 Stop
Doncaster Sheffield, Robin Hood Airport
IST - DSA
23 hrs 15 mins
1 Stop
Derby, East Midlands Airport
IST - EMA
8 hrs 40 mins
1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Istanbul and London

Istanbul time is 2 hours ahead of London

Current time in Istanbul, Turkey : Tue, 17 Sep, 2019,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

05:11 AM

Current time in London, United Kingdom :, Tue, 17 Sep, 2019,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

03:11 AM

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IST to LHR Flight - Istanbul Airport to London Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Istanbul Airport & London Airport is given below. Click the map to view Istanbul to London flight path and travel direction.

Find flying time from Ataturk Airport or Istanbul or any other airport or city in Turkey to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

A list of major Cities/Airports around the world is given below. Click on any of the airport names given below to find the flight distance from Istanbul to those airports.