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Leeds (LBA) to Istanbul (IST)

All the information you need to plan the best LBA to IST flight in 2021: compare Leeds to Istanbul flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Istanbul.
LBA - TR5
Price
£241 - £370
TR5
Temperature
5 - 23 °C
TR5
Precipitation
10 - 100 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Average price

£181

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

£181

From Leeds/Bradford 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 Leeds to Istanbul?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Istanbul. Flights to Istanbul from Leeds in November are about £244 on average during November, but can be found for as low as £157.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Leeds to Istanbul?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 58 days in advance to save up to 45% 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 58 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 Leeds to Istanbul 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £274, or £342 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Leeds to Istanbul (LBA - TR5)?

When flying from Leeds to Istanbul, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Leeds to Istanbul in November, December 2021

The best prices found for LBA to IST flights in November, December
5 Dec - 19 Dec
£116pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
4 Dec - 19 Dec
£121pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
5 Dec - 18 Dec
£121pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LBA
Leeds/Bradford

Leeds/Bradford to Istanbul 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Leeds found for next year
5 Dec - 19 Dec
£116pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
4 Dec - 19 Dec
£121pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
5 Dec - 18 Dec
£121pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LBA
Leeds/Bradford

Last-minute flights from Leeds to Istanbul

Late deals on return flights to Istanbul from Leeds, departing today and this week
5 Dec - 19 Dec
£116pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
4 Dec - 19 Dec
£121pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
5 Dec - 18 Dec
£121pp
LBA
Leeds/Bradford
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LBA
Leeds/Bradford

One-way flights to Istanbul from Leeds

The cheapest one-way flights from Leeds to Istanbul
12:25 - 07:25
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
16h 00m
LBA - SAW
Multiple Airlines
£188
mytrip.com
12:15 - 11:55
KLM
1 stop
20h 40m
LBA - IST
KLM
£256
KLM
12:15 - 11:55
KLM
1 stop
20h 40m
LBA - IST
KLM
£283
KLM

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Leeds to Istanbul

What airport do you fly from for flights from Leeds to Istanbul?

Leeds/Bradford (LBA) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Leeds to Istanbul. You should not have trouble finding flights to Istanbul from Leeds/Bradford; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Istanbul per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights from the Leeds airport to Istanbul. It is only a 6.5 mi journey to Leeds/Bradford (LBA) from Leeds’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Leeds/Bradford to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

KLM, British Airways, and Pegasus Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Leeds to Istanbul for under £200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Leeds to Istanbul for under £200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £148, but on average you can expect to pay £194.

Are there last-minute flights available from Leeds to Istanbul for under £200?

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

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Leeds to Istanbul return?

According to our current data, KLM (£214), and Air France (£274) offers the cheapest pricing from Leeds to Istanbul. KLM is currently priced 12% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Leeds to Istanbul?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £124. While the most popular route (Leeds/Bradford - Istanbul) can be booked for £116 on average our data indicates £222 when flying from Leeds to Istanbul.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Leeds to Istanbul?

Consider British Airways, KLM or Pegasus Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Leeds to Istanbul.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Istanbul, Turkey

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Leeds/Bradford to Istanbul

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Leeds/Bradford must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for rt-pcr (naat) and 48 for antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Istanbul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Leeds/Bradford 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 Leeds from Istanbul?

Returning to Leeds/Bradford from Istanbul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Istanbul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Leeds/Bradford.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Istanbul are not required to quarantine after entering Leeds/Bradford.

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Alternative routes for Leeds to Istanbul

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

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Leeds to Istanbul.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₺16.39
Average temperature for November in Istanbul
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Istanbul
86.0 mm

Airports servicing Leeds

Airports servicing Istanbul

Istanbul (IST)
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 4 airlines flying from Leeds/Bradford to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Leeds 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
British Airways
£155 £296 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
£156 £280 No cancel fee 75%
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Pegasus Airlines
£191 £298 No cancel fee 82%
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Turkish Airlines
£214 £333 No cancel fee 77%
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