The cheapest times to fly from LHE to IST are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • June 18th to July 15th
  • September 10th to December 31st

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LHE to IST is early October. Prices can be as high as $643 for Saturday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $351 for Monday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Lahore (LHE) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $403 to $621 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $351. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $624. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $273 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $473 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHE to IST flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LHE to IST route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LHE to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHE to IST flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lahore. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IST, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into LHE. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Istanbul, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Lahore. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $23 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $456. Return trip prices are from the IST to LHE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LHE to IST can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LHE to IST? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Serbia, British Airways, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Jazeera, KLM, Kuwait Airways, MEA, Oman Air, Pakistan, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, SriLankan, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Allama Iqbal International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2592 miles or 4171 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LHE to IST?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHE to IST flight is about 5 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Lahore and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from LHE to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHE
Origination airport name Allama Iqbal International Airport
City Lahore
Country Pakistan
Latitude 31.5
Longitude 74.4

Return Airport

Destination code IST
Destination airport name Ataturk Airport
City Istanbul
Country Turkey
Latitude 41
Longitude 28.8


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