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How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to Ataturk Intl (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to IST flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to Ataturk Intl flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Ataturk Intl.
LHR - IST
Price
£160 - £249
IST
Temperature
9 - 29 °C
IST
Rainfall
25 - 102 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£160

From Heathrow to Ataturk Intl

One-way from

£95

One-way flight from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl?

To save up to 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl from £185 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £207 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Ataturk Intl from Heathrow. Users have commonly found prices around £179 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £108. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LHR to IST flights in April, May
5 May - 12 May
£118pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
20 May - 8 Jun
£123pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 May - 2 Jun
£124pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Ataturk Intl 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ataturk Intl from Heathrow found for this year
10 Nov - 19 Nov
£101pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Dec - 14 Dec
£103pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Sep - 29 Sep
£106pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Ataturk Intl from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Ataturk Intl direct flight deals
17 Sep - 29 Sep
£106pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Jun - 26 Jun
£111pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Jun - 9 Jul
£115pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl

Late deals on return flights to Ataturk Intl from Heathrow, departing today and this week
20 Apr - 27 Apr
£130pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Apr - 24 Apr
£140pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Apr - 29 Apr
£140pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Ataturk Intl from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl
02:30 - 12:05
KLM
1 stop
7h 35m
LHR - IST
KLM
£95
World Air Fares
18:15 - 10:55
Aegean Airlines
1 stop
14h 40m
LHR - IST
Aegean Airlines
05:00 - 23:15
Air France
1 stop
16h 15m
LHR - IST
Air France
£103
World Air Fares

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Heathrow</span> to <span class="emphasized">Ataturk Intl</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Ataturk Intl

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Heathrow and Ataturk Intl for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Heathrow to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alitalia is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London Heathrow to Istanbul are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from London Heathrow to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from London Heathrow to Istanbul that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Turkish Airlines, British Airways, and Lufthansa. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl for under £146 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl for under £146. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £106, but on average you can expect to pay £120.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl for under £146 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl under £146. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl is less than £121.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl for under £146?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl within the next 7 days for less than £146.

Does it rain more in Heathrow or Ataturk Intl?

Heathrow will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Ataturk Intl over the next 20 days.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Ataturk Intl?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 29 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Ataturk Intl is typically hotter than in Heathrow. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl?

British Airways and KLM can get you from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl in just under 4h 10m. Your travel time can differ by up to 3h 25m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl return?

According to our current data, British Airways (£107), Lufthansa (£118), and KLM (£121) offers the cheapest pricing from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl. Users have found that British Airways is 46% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £73. Users have also found prices from £77 and £81 on British Airways and LOT, respectively.

Alternative routes for Heathrow to Ataturk Intl

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

Destination information for Ataturk Intl

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₺11.18
Flight duration
4h 16m
Average temperature for April in Ataturk Intl
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Ataturk Intl
42.0 mm

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Airports servicing Istanbul

Top 10 airlines flying from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl 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
Ukraine International Airlines
£171 £243 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£140 £299 No cancel fee 70%
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LOT
£175 £301 No cancel fee 81%
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Pegasus Airlines
£176 £305 No cancel fee 82%
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Lufthansa
£203 £321 No cancel fee 76%
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KLM
£192 £354 No cancel fee 75%
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Aegean Airlines
£152 £355 No cancel fee 87%
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Turkish Airlines
£213 £358 No cancel fee 77%
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Air France
£184 £360 No cancel fee 77%
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Alitalia
£218 £381 No cancel fee 81%
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Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl

See what time of day planes typically take off from Heathrow towards Ataturk Intl.
Morning 6 AM to midday 37% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 37% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 25% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Heathrow to Ataturk Intl.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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