London to Turkey flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Turkey?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between London and Turkey so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from London to Turkey

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The flight time from London to Turkey is 4 hours 45 minutes.

A direct flight from London (LHR) to Turkey (IST) has a duration of 4 hours 45 minutes.

A distance of 1,902 miles / 3,062 km.

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Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Turkey is 4 hours 45 minutes
  • Distance from London to Turkey is 1,902 miles / 3,062 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • Turkey is served by 1 airports Istanbul Ataturk International Airport (IST)

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Turkey, Turkey? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 4 hours 45 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


London to Turkey flight time via Istanbul Ataturk | LHR to ASR via IST
London to Istanbul Ataturk
3 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 30 minutes
Istanbul Ataturk to Turkey
1 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours 35 minutes
London to Turkey flight time via Istanbul Sabiha | LHR to ASR via SAW
London to Istanbul Sabiha
3 hours 45 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 20 minutes
Istanbul Sabiha to Turkey
1 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours 25 minutes

Airlines flying between London and Turkey

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Turkey

British Airways
British Airways
Vueling Airlines
Vueling Airlines

London & Turkey local time and timezones

Turkey, Turkey time is 3 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
07:54 Wed, 22 Jan, 2020,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)

Date and time in Turkey, Turkey:
10:54 Wed, 22 Jan, 2020,
Istanbul Timezone: +03 (+03:00)

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The cheapest months to travel from London to Turkey

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