The cheapest times to fly from LCY to IST are
- January 1st to April 1st
- May 7th to June 24th (except the week of June 4th)
- November 5th to December 16th
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 LCY to IST is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $490 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $210 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.
When to Fly to Istanbul
Flying from London (LCY) to Istanbul (IST) will usually cost between $212 to $347 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $217. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $374. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $157 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $244 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCY to IST flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LCY to IST route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LCY to IST flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $47 (15%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $245. Return trip prices are from the IST to LCY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LCY to IST can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LCY to IST? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, British Airways, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Ataturk Airport to London City Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1540 miles or 2478 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LCY to IST?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCY to IST flight is about 3 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between London and Istanbul?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from LCY to IST.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||London City Airport|
|Country||the United Kingdom|
|Destination airport name||Ataturk Airport|
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