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The best prices from London to Ankara Esenboga are usually found in January or November, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Ankara (ESB)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to ESB flight in 2022: compare London to Ankara flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Ankara.
LON - ESB
Price
£213 - £411
ESB
Temperature
1 - 23 °C
ESB
Rainfall
21 - 62 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£176

From London (LON) to Ankara Esenboga

One-way from

£80

One-way flight from London (LON) to Ankara Esenboga

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Ankara (LON - ESB)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to Ankara in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from London to Ankara?

Travelers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 9% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Ankara?

To save up to 6% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from London to Ankara from £277 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £293 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from London to Ankara in July, August 2022

The best prices found for LON to ESB flights in July, August
8 Jul - 12 Jul
£196pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
STN
London Stansted
16 Aug - 5 Sep
£218pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
10 Aug - 8 Sep
£219pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

London to Ankara 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ankara from London found for this year
16 Dec - 24 Dec
£181pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
Pegasus Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
11 Sep - 15 Sep
£185pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
11 Sep - 15 Sep
£187pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

Direct flights to Ankara from London

Save time with London to Ankara direct flight deals
27 Sep - 29 Sep
£194pp
STN
London Stansted
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
STN
London Stansted
1 Oct - 3 Oct
£200pp
STN
London Stansted
AnadoluJet
Direct
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
AnadoluJet
Direct
STN
London Stansted
22 Sep - 26 Sep
£217pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
Direct
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
AnadoluJet
Direct
STN
London Stansted

Last-minute flights from London to Ankara

Late deals on return flights to Ankara from London, departing today and this week
13 Jul - 20 Jul
£237pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
SunExpress
Direct
LTN
London Luton
12 Jul - 21 Jul
£253pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
STN
London Stansted
14 Jul - 16 Jul
£261pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
ESB
Ankara Esenboga
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Esenboga from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Ankara
15:35 - 21:40
SunExpress
Direct
4h 05m
LTN - ESB
SunExpress
£80
Gate1.co.uk
17:00 - 22:45
Pegasus Airlines
Direct
3h 45m
STN - ESB
Pegasus Airlines
£88
mytrip.com
16:25 - 15:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
21h 20m
LHR - ESB
Multiple Airlines
£97
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From London to Ankara

What airport do you fly into for flights to Ankara from London?

Ankara Esenboga (ESB) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from London to Ankara. You should not have trouble finding flights to Esenboga from London; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from London per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 8 airlines have flights to the Ankara airport from London. It is only a 16.2 mi journey from Esenboga (ESB) to Ankara’s city center.

Which airlines flying from London to Ankara Esenboga have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from London to Ankara Esenboga have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Turkish Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to Ankara for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Ankara for under £200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £181, but on average you can expect to pay £205.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Ankara for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Ankara under £200. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Ankara is less than £266.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Ankara for under £300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Ankara within the next 7 days for less than £300.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to Ankara round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London to Ankara round-trip from £194. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are AnadoluJet, from £200, and Major Airline, from £233. Users have found that Pegasus Airlines is 24% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from London to Ankara?

The most popular flight routes from London to Ankara are London Stansted - Ankara Esenboga, London Gatwick - Ankara Esenboga and London Heathrow - Ankara Esenboga.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to Ankara?

The most popular airlines flying from London to Ankara are Eurowings, Azerbaijan Airlines and Lufthansa. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Ankara?

On average you can expect to pay £362 for a flight from London to Ankara. The cheapest flight overall is £237 while the most popular route, (London Stansted - Ankara Esenboga) is currently priced at £181.

What airports serve Ankara from London?

You can fly to Ankara from London from various airports in the capital of the UK. With London Heathrow being one of the busiest airports in the world, its unsurprising that you can catch a flight to Ankara Esenboga Airport, which makes it a great option for those travelling from the centre of London. There is also the option to catch a flight from London Stansted Airport, which also operates this route. One benefit of flying this route is that budget airlines operate from Stansted, so you may be able to find a great deal. Another option for travelling from London to Ankara is to depart from London Gatwick Airport, which is located to the south of London and is a good option for those who live in the south of the UK. Upon arrival at Ankara Airport, you can get to the centre via the 442 bus. This takes between 1h and 1h 30min, depending on where you get off, and costs about ₺8 (£0.70).

Which airlines fly directly from London to Ankara?

You can fly directly from London to Ankara with one airline, but there are also many options for indirect flights too. You can get cheap flights to Ankara with Turkish Airlines from Stansted Airport, which tend to take around 4h. Should this airport not be suitable for you, or you can't find a direct flight on the day you need to travel, you can fly with other airlines with a transfer. You could opt for a flight with Ukraine International Airlines that departs from Gatwick and often requires a stop at Kiev Boryspil International Airport. Alternatively, you could take off from Heathrow, which also has a route operated by Turkish Airlines that includes a change at Istanbul Airport.

What are the stopover options between London and Ankara?

Whilst there are a few direct flights that go from London to Ankara, there are also a lot of indirect routes you can take too. Flight transfers usually take place in Istanbul at either Sabiha Gokcen Airport or Istanbul Airport. These stopovers will get you to your destination quicker than if you stop at some other airports. Some quicker transfers take as little as 1h 20min, whereas longer stopovers can take in excess of 10h. Opting for a journey with one stop tends to be the cheapest way to travel between London and Ankara, should you be travelling on a budget.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from London to Ankara?

When British citizens travel to Turkey, they do not need a visa, provided they will not be in the country for over 90 days within any 180-day period. However, they do need to make sure that their passport is valid for at least six months from the date of entry to the country, otherwise they may be refused entry.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Ankara, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Ankara from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Ankara Esenboga

Most visitors from London can enter Ankara Esenboga without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Ankara Esenboga.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Ankara Esenboga.

Do I need a test to fly back to London from Ankara?

Returning to London from Ankara Esenboga

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ankara Esenboga are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ankara Esenboga are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Alternative routes for London to Ankara

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Ankara

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Ankara.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₺20.33
Flight duration from London to ESB
4h 00m
Average temperature for July in Ankara
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Ankara
22.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Ankara

Top 7 airlines flying from London to Ankara Esenboga

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Ankara choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Eurowings
£106 £217 No cancel fee 87%
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Pegasus Airlines
£140 £316 No cancel fee 82%
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SunExpress
£141 £311 No cancel fee 83%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by SunExpress. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Ukraine International Airlines
£179 £279 No cancel fee 81%
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Lufthansa
£209 £361 No cancel fee 76%
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AnadoluJet
£213 £414 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by AnadoluJet. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Turkish Airlines
£247 £348 No cancel fee 77%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Ankara

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Ankara.
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Weekly flight availability
from London to Ankara
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Ankara.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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