The cheapest times to fly from LBV to IST are

  • February 5th to March 11th
  • April 30th to July 1st
  • September 10th to December 9th

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 LBV to IST is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1499 for Thursday flights during mid August, or as low as $587 for Wednesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Libreville (LBV) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $593 to $1212 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $742. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $1269. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $527 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $962 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LBV to IST flight.

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

LBV to IST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LBV to IST flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Libreville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IST, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LBV. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $172 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $788. Return trip prices are from the IST to LBV 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 LBV to IST can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 28 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking LBV to IST

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LBV to IST — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (LBV > CDG > IST)

  • Price for both tickets: $947
  • Average savings: $15 (1.56%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Asiana, atlasglobal, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, RwandAir, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to Libreville Leon M’Ba Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3051 miles or 4910 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LBV to IST flight is about 6 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Libreville and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from LBV to IST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LBV
Origination airport name Libreville Leon M’Ba Airport
City Libreville
Country Gabon
Latitude 0.5
Longitude 9.4

Return Airport

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


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