Flights from London Airport (LGW) to Istanbul Airport Airport (IST)

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One-way from £46.29

Flying between London Gatwick to Istanbul Airport is very convenient as there are 8 airliners offering direct flights including Wizz Air UK, Icelandair, Thai Airways, Wizz Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and IndiGo. The flight time is approximately 3 Hours 42 Minutes.

The price of the flight is dependent on the time of the day you fly and the day of the week with weekends being normally a higher price. The cheapest flights available will generally be mid week or late in the evening, so if you are on a budget then these are the flight times you should consider. Alternatively, you could book well in advance and you flight could be up to 50% cheaper, especially with budget airliners. Flight to Istanbul Airport will get more expensive the nearer you get the departure date, so it’s advisable to book in advance if it is possible.

When arriving at Istanbul Airport don’t forget to set your watch to the local time!

To see all airliners that offer flights between London Gatwick and Istanbul Airport please see the table below.

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Turkish Airlines323333410:5023:20VIEW FLIGHTS
Sichuan Airlines323333410:5023:20VIEW FLIGHTS
IndiGo323333410:5023:20VIEW FLIGHTS
Pakistan International Airlines212222210:5019:45VIEW FLIGHTS
Wizz Air221221104:0522:00VIEW FLIGHTS
Thai Airways111111110:5016:55VIEW FLIGHTS
Icelandair101111113:4519:45VIEW FLIGHTS
Wizz Air UK000000220:1522:00VIEW FLIGHTS

Turkish Airlines offer the highest number of flights for this route with departures times between 10:50 and 23:20.

You can find the latest flight availability and prices from Turkish Airlines at thy.com. You can also book direct and get their latest discounts.

Flight times for the route are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

Flights Time In WeekDays
DayFlight TimesFlights
Monday
04:05
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95729
10:50
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9067
Sichuan Airlines3U7242
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5982
IndiGo6E4049
13:45
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7240
IcelandairFI7013
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5964
Turkish AirlinesTK1964
IndiGo6E4066
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95771
16:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1982
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7244
Turkish AirlinesTK1998
23:20
AirlineFlight  No
IndiGo6E4072
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Tuesday
04:05
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95729
10:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1982
13:55
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95771
16:55
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9067
Sichuan Airlines3U7242
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5982
IndiGo6E4049
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7244
Turkish AirlinesTK1998
IndiGo6E4072
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Wednesday
10:50
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9067
Sichuan Airlines3U7242
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5982
Turkish AirlinesTK1982
IndiGo6E4049
13:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1964
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1998
19:45
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7240
IcelandairFI7013
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5964
IndiGo6E4066
22:00
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95729
23:20
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7244
IndiGo6E4072
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Thursday
04:05
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95729
13:45
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7240
IcelandairFI7013
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5964
IndiGo6E4066
16:55
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9067
Sichuan Airlines3U7242
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5982
Turkish AirlinesTK1982
IndiGo6E4049
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7244
IndiGo6E4072
19:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1964
20:05
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95773
23:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1998
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Friday
04:05
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95729
10:10
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95771
10:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1982
16:55
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9067
Sichuan Airlines3U7242
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5982
IndiGo6E4049
19:45
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7240
IcelandairFI7013
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5964
Turkish AirlinesTK1964
IndiGo6E4066
23:20
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7244
Turkish AirlinesTK1998
IndiGo6E4072
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Saturday
04:05
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95729
10:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1982
13:50
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7240
16:55
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9067
Sichuan Airlines3U7242
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5982
IndiGo6E4049
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7244
19:50
AirlineFlight  No
IcelandairFI7013
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5964
Turkish AirlinesTK1964
IndiGo6E4066
23:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1998
IndiGo6E4072
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Sunday
04:05
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz AirW95729
10:50
AirlineFlight  No
Thai AirwaysTG9067
Sichuan Airlines3U7242
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5982
Turkish AirlinesTK1982
IndiGo6E4049
14:00
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7240
IcelandairFI7013
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5964
IndiGo6E4066
15:50
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7252
IndiGo6E4318
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7244
IndiGo6E4072
20:00
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1964
20:15
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz Air UKW95773
21:50
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1966
22:00
AirlineFlight  No
Wizz Air UKW95729
23:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1998
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If the airlines stated don’t offer flights that suite your travel times, you could look at alternative options. Below we have summarised flights from alternative departures airports and flights that are not direct.

Alternative Direct Routes
RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Birmingham to Istanbul 03 Hours 52 Minutes
London Heathrow to Istanbul 03 Hours 44 Minutes
Luton to Istanbul 03 Hours 45 Minutes
Manchester to Istanbul 03 Hours 57 Minutes

Whilst you will find a bureau de change at Istanbul Airport, we recommend you change some money before you depart if you don’t have the local currency. The exchange rates within any airport are not very favorable, so exchanging money before hand is a good idea.

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Flight Price FAQ - London (LGW) to Istanbul (IST)

DIRECT Wizz Air UK
What is the cheapest direct flight one way from London LGW to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct flight one way from London LGW to Istanbul IST is £46.29 ($59 €54.94)
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DIRECT Wizz Air UK
What is the cheapest direct return flight from London LGW to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct return flight from London LGW to Istanbul IST is £60.42 ($77 €71.70)
£60.42
$77 | €71.70
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Flight Info FAQ - London (LGW) to Istanbul (IST)

Who flies from London to Istanbul?
The following airlines fly from London (LGW) to Istanbul (IST): Icelandair, IndiGo, Pakistan International Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, Wizz Air UK.
How far is the flight from London to Istanbul?
The flight from London to Istanbul is 2,461KM or 1,529 miles.
How long does the flight from London to Istanbul to take?
The flight from London to Istanbul takes 3 Hours 42 Minutes.

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