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Cheap Flights from London to Istanbul

Prices were available within the past 7 days and starts at £74 for one-way flights and £129 for round trip, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

London to Istanbul route information

Origin Airport Gatwick
Destination Airport Sabiha Gokcen Intl.
Airlines Serving Jazeera Airways, Turkish Airlines
Flight Price £129
Distance 2,507 km










Cheap LGW to SAW Flights

  • What is the cheapest airline flying from London to Istanbul?

    Ticket costs are hitting highs of £233 over the next three months when flying to SAW from LGW. Check out Turkish Airlines, as customers have been purchasing tickets for just £167.
  • How much is a plane ticket to Istanbul (SAW) from London (LGW)?

    Costs can range from £167 to £233, as prices for LGW to SAW fluctuate much less than the majority of routes from GB. However, usually the sooner you book, the better the price.
  • How many flights are there per day from London to Istanbul?

    The number of flight times varies by day, but on average, LGW to SAW sees two different choices. The average route departing GB currently has four different flight times per day, so expect fewer choices than you're used to.
  • How long is the flight from LGW to SAW?

    Turkish Airlines can take you there in three hours and 50 minutes. For example, if you were to leave London at 11:50 AM GMT, you would get to Istanbul at 5:40 PM +03. Just enough time for you to catch up on your reading before your plane touches down (don't forget, there is a two-hour time change).
  • Is there an alternative airport near Istanbul?

    Luckily, there is another one near Istanbul. Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) is 26 miles away from SAW, and over the next two months flights are being booked 14% cheaper than flights to Sabiha Gokcen International Airport.
  • Which airline has the least delays from London to Istanbul?

    Booking with Turkish Airlines means you will arrive to Istanbul . In fact, this airline has a 50% on-time average.
  • How long do most people stay in Istanbul?

    Of course, you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay about five days.

Istanbul Flights

If you’ve been planning a romantic holiday with a partner, itching for an adventurous solo escape to one of the globe’s most fascinating destinations, or just looking to soak up some local history and culture, flights from London to Istanbul provide the perfect getaway. Not only can you cross some must-visit sites off your bucket list, tour the landmarks and indulge in some delectable local specialities, you can do it without busting your budget, as Expedia makes it easy to find cheap airfare from LGW to SAW, whether you’re looking to fly one way, non stop or round trip.

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Dec 1, 2019

Plane was very hot with no air, other than that the flight was good. Oh and bring your own headphone for the plane, the on board ones are very bad quality.

Sep 9, 2019

Turkish Airline Staff are always helpful and polite. It's always a pleasure to fly with them that I'm now a Frequent Flyer.

Jul 1, 2019

Excellent flight. Will use Turkish Airlines again well done great customer service

Jun 14, 2019

Decent selection (not amazing) of movies and tasty food made flight pass really quickly!

Nov 13, 2018

One plane was good one plane to TBi was bad

Oct 21, 2018

Very nice

Jul 7, 2018

45 minutes flight delay

Mar 16, 2018

Bassinet In flight for baby is really good.

Mar 13, 2018

Really friendly staff - clearly trying their best to help

Feb 23, 2018

I love traveling with Turkish Airlines. It’s one of my favourite airlines. They are always on time and the staff is super friendly