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How to find the cheapest flight from
Gatwick (LGW) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to IST flight in 2022: compare Gatwick to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
LGW - IST
Price
£209 - £334
IST
Temperature
5 - 23 °C
IST
Rainfall
10 - 100 mm

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£170

From London Gatwick to Istanbul

One-way from

£57

One-way flight from London Gatwick to Istanbul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Istanbul. Flights to Istanbul from London Gatwick Airport in March are about £201 on average during March, but can be found for as low as £121.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 59 days in advance to save up to 24% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 59 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £207, or £232 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul (LGW - IST)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Istanbul in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LGW to IST flights in May, June
18 May - 24 May
£147pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
24 May - 27 May
£152pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
24 May - 26 May
£154pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Gatwick found for this year
11 Dec - 22 Dec
£118pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
26 Oct - 7 Nov
£134pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
18 May - 24 May
£147pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to Istanbul from Gatwick

Save time with Gatwick to Istanbul direct flight deals
14 Jun - 21 Jun
£163pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
14 Jun - 22 Jun
£166pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
20 Jun - 24 Jun
£167pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
Direct
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Turkish Airlines
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Gatwick, departing today and this week
24 May - 27 May
£152pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
24 May - 26 May
£154pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
21 May - 26 May
£161pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Istanbul from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Istanbul
17:55 - 09:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
13h 50m
LGW - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£57
Combigo
17:55 - 09:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
13h 50m
LGW - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£71
Kiwi.com
17:55 - 11:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
15h 55m
LGW - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£72
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Gatwick</span> to <span class="emphasized">Istanbul</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Istanbul

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London Gatwick to Istanbul have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, and Pegasus Airlines 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 Gatwick Airport to Istanbul for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul for under £200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £134, but on average you can expect to pay £161.

Are there nonstop flights from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul under £200. A good price for a nonstop flight from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul is less than £173.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul for under £200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than £200.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul is Turkish Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £163 on this airline. Users have found that Turkish Airlines is 24% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £126. While the most popular route (London Gatwick - Istanbul) can be booked for £148 on average our data indicates £195 when flying from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul?

When booking a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Istanbul, you may want to consider flying on AnadoluJet, British Airways or Atlasglobal as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Istanbul from Gatwick?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Istanbul

Most visitors from London Gatwick need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Istanbul.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering Istanbul.

Documents
Form for Entry to Turkey - Mandatory to fill 72h before arrival.


Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from Istanbul?

Returning to London Gatwick from Istanbul

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

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Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₺18.96
Flight duration from London Gatwick to Istanbul
4h 05m
Average temperature for May in Istanbul
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Istanbul
40.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 5 airlines flying from London Gatwick to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick to Istanbul 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
Pegasus Airlines
£91 £164 No cancel fee 82%
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Ukraine International Airlines
£123 £211 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
£131 £180 No cancel fee 70%
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Turkish Airlines
£157 £246 No cancel fee 77%
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AnadoluJet
£164 £265 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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Hourly flight availability from Gatwick to Istanbul

See what time of day planes typically take off from Gatwick towards Istanbul.
Morning 6 AM to midday 53% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 46% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Gatwick to Istanbul
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Gatwick to Istanbul.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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