Given below is the flight time from London, United Kingdom to Istanbul, Turkey. Flight time calculator to calculate time taken to reach Istanbul from London by air. The nearest airport to London is London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and the nearest airport to Istanbul is Ataturk Airport (IST)


Flight time from London to Istanbul is 3 hours 40 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from STN to SAW is 3 hours 40 minutes

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Non-stop flight time is around 4 hours .

Quickest one-stop flight takes close to 6 hours. However, some airlines could take as long as 29 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Non-stop flight time from United Kingdom (LHR) to Turkey (IST) by different airlines

Most of the flights by major airlines departing from London arrive at Ataturk Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Istanbul is served by 2 international airports.

Journey & DurationAirline
3 hours 50 minutes
Korean Air  Korean Air
3 hours 50 minutes
Egyptair  Egyptair
3 hours 50 minutes
Finnair  Finnair
3 hours 50 minutes
Air China  Air China
3 hours 50 minutes
Malaysia Airlines  Malaysia Airlines

Number of Airports in Istanbul : 2 International Airport  
Number of Airports in London : 4 International Airport

Distance Between London, United Kingdom & Istanbul, Turkey is 2510 Kilo Meters

Flight time from London to Istanbul via Frankfurt • LCY to IST via FRA

Flight duration from London City Airport to Ataturk Airport via Frankfurt International Airport, Germany on Lufthansa flight is 17 hours 45 minutes

Lufthansa LCY to FRA 1 hr 30 mins
FRA Waiting Time 13 hrs 20 mins
FRA to IST 2 hrs 55 mins
Total Duration: 17 hrs 45 mins

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

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

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines LHR to AMS 1 hr 15 mins
AMS Waiting Time 16 hrs 25 mins
AMS to SAW 3 hrs 25 mins
Total Duration: 21 hrs 5 mins

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

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

Journey ToStops & Duration
Istanbul, Sabiha Gokcen Airport
5 hrs 55 mins
1 Stop

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Airlines operating flights between London and Istanbul

London time is 3 hours behind Istanbul

Current time in London, United Kingdom : Thu, 17 Jan, 2019,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)

12:32 AM

Current time in Istanbul, Turkey :, Thu, 17 Jan, 2019,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

03:32 AM

Flight Time between London & Istanbul • LHR - IST Flight Duration

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

The airports map below shows the location of London Airport & Istanbul Airport. Know the flight direction and London to Istanbul flight path

  London - Lat: 51.4706, Long: -0.4619
  Istanbul - Lat: 40.982, Long: 28.8207

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