Trains in Istanbul are 85% cheaper than in London.
A meal in Istanbul is 76% cheaper than a meal in London.
A taxi fare in Istanbul is 89% cheaper than in London.
Coffee in Istanbul is 49% cheaper than in London.
The flight duration is around four hours and covers a distance of approximately 1,500 miles.
British citizens require a visa in order to enter Turkey, but you can apply for an eVisa online via the Turkish government’s eVisa website.
Yes, Istanbul time is two hours ahead of London time.
In case of unforeseen delays, such as traffic jams on the way to the airport, you should aim to be at the airport at least two hours prior to your flight’s departure time.
There are several airlines operating direct flights between London and Istanbul. The flight path is south-eastwards across the English Channel, Western European countries such as Belgium and Germany, and Eastern European countries such as Hungary and Bulgaria to Turkey. Airlines operating between London and Istanbul include:
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April is a great time to visit Istanbul as the cold winter temperatures are replaced by pleasantly warm sunshine. The city’s many attractions are also less crowded at this time of year.
October is also recommended. The tourist-season crowds have dwindled, the searing summer heat has reduced, and for music lovers, the Akban Jazz Festival takes place at various venues over a two-week period.
Britain’s largest airport, Heathrow is located 16 miles west of London. It has four operational terminals, each with a huge range of passenger facilities including shops, restaurants, bars and free WiFi, and there are smoking areas located outside the terminal buildings. Travel options for getting to the airport from London include:
Gatwick Airport has two terminals (North Terminal and South Terminal) and is London’s second most important airport. Located 25 miles to the south of London, it offers passengers a wide range of facilities from shops to refreshments areas. Travel options from London to the airport include:
Ataturk Airport is located 15 miles west of Istanbul. It has two interconnected terminals; one for domestic flights and the other for international flights. Both terminals offer passengers a wide range of facilities, and travel options to the city from the airport include:
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