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 33 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.

3 hours 40 minutes  
3 hours 50 minutes Singapore Airlines  Singapore Airlines
3 hours 50 minutes All Nippon Airways  All Nippon Airways
3 hours 50 minutes Luxair  Luxair
3 hours 50 minutes Ethiopian Airlines  Ethiopian 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 Amsterdam • LCY to IST via AMS

Flight duration from London City Airport to Ataturk Airport via Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport, Netherlands on British Airways flight is 10 hours 20 minutes

British Airways LCY to AMS
1 hr 10 mins
 Waiting Time
5 hrs 35 mins
3 hrs 35 mins
Total Duration:
10 hrs 20 mins

Flight time from London to Istanbul via Moscow • LHR to IST via SVO

Flight duration from London Heathrow Airport to Ataturk Airport via Sheremetyevo Airport, Russia on Aeroflot Russian Airlines flight is 11 hours

Aeroflot Russian Airlines LHR to SVO
3 hrs 50 mins
 Waiting Time
3 hrs 25 mins
3 hrs 45 mins
Total Duration:
11 hrs

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

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
LHR - SAW Istanbul, Sabiha Gokcen Airport 5 hrs 55 mins 1 Stop

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Airlines operating flights between London and Istanbul

London time is 2 hours behind Istanbul

Current time in London, United Kingdom : Tue, 22 Sep, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

08:48 PM

Current time in Istanbul, Turkey :, Tue, 22 Sep, 2020,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

10:48 PM

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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