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Departure Thu, 26 Sep Return Mon, 30 Sep
IST Istanbul
LCY London
return from 364€
Departure Thu, 26 Sep Return Mon, 30 Sep
IST Istanbul
STN London
return from 193€
Departure Wed, 18 Sep Return Tue, 24 Sep
SAW Istanbul
STN London
return from 187€
Departure Thu, 26 Sep Return Mon, 30 Sep
IST Istanbul
LGW London
return from 167€
Route information
Mysterious London is also a Mecca for sports lovers, and surprises visitors with its clubs and stadiums.
Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 0.92 GBP
Euro British Pound Sterling
1 GBP = 1.1 EUR
Last checked on 15 September 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
571%

Trains are 571% more expensive in London than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
0.41€
London
2.75€
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
255%

The average meal is 255% more expensive in London than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
4.65€
London
16.52€
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
789%

Taxis are 789% more expensive in London than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
0.62€
London
5.51€
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
70%

Coffee is 70% more expensive in London than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
1.79€
London
3.05€
( Istanbul airports
  • ? Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 34 kms
  • ? Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 30 kms
  • ? Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 14 kms
) London airports
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 49 kms
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 23 kms
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 43 kms
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 40 kms
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 57 kms
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 12 kms
L Distance: 2501 kms

To and from the airports

Flights from Istanbul

Istanbul is Turkey's largest city and was previously known as Constantinople and Byzantium. The city is served by Istanbul Ataturk Airport and Sabiha Gokcen International Airport. Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the 11th busiest airport in the world. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is named after Sabiha Gokcen, Turkey's first female combat pilot.

Cheap flights from Istanbul leave at either Sabiha Gokcen International Airport or Istanbul Ataturk Airport. To fly from Istanbul to London, your plane will depart from one of these two airports. Sabiha Gokcen Airport is 35 kilometers from downtown Istanbul, whereas Istanbul Ataturk Airport is 24 kilometers away.

Getting to Istanbul airport

Cheap flights to Istanbul from London and back may use either Istanbul Ataturk Airport or Sabiha Gokcen International Airport. If your plane is departing from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, reach Taksim Square and hop on one of the coaches or shuttle buses. Shuttles and coaches are also available from Kadikoy. If you plan to take a taxi, ask the driver to take the E80 route. To reach Istanbul Ataturk Airport, take Istanbul Metro line M1A at Yenikapi. This line also stops at some of the major stations in the European part of the city. There are direct buses from Taksim Square and other Istanbul landmarks to Ataturk Airport.

Getting to London

London has always been a Mecca for sports lover, and with a variety of sports museums, clubs and stadiums, you can discover London's sporting side. If you are a football fan, head toward Arsenal Museum, which features a self-guided audio tour. A few other football clubs in and around London include Chelsea FC and Fulham FC. If football isn't your thing, visit the Marylebone Cricket Club Museum and take a Lord's tour as well. If you would like to engage in some sporting activity yourself, head to the nearest park or stadium, where you can join local youth who are always ready to kick some balls.

Arriving to the city centre

Your flight may land at one of the many airports that are located in and around London. The most famous of these airports are Heathrow and Gatwick. If you land at Heathrow, the Heathrow Express is the cheapest and fastest option to reach London. From Gatwick, the Gatwick Express brings you to Victoria Station in half an hour. Luton Airport is much farther away, and a train journey normally takes 40 minutes to reach central neighborhoods. If you happen to land at either Southend or Stansted, be prepared to spend at least an hour in trains to reach Central London. Note that flights from London to Istanbul may take off from any of these airports.

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