Fly to Istanbul with British Airways and discover the fascinating diversity of Turkey's biggest city.
Transcontinental Istanbul boasts its own unique fusion of history and culture, with ancient palaces, imperial mosques and traditional bazaars sitting side by side with modern arts festivals, huge shopping malls and cosmopolitan bars and restaurants. There's something for everyone in this former European Capital of Culture - and it all awaits you less than 4 hours from London.
Fly to Istanbul with British Airways and enjoy our award-winning service, so you can start your Turkish break the moment you step on-board. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly - both options include complimentary on-board drinks and snacks.
Once you touch down at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, you will be 24km west of the city centre. Passengers can travel into the city using the Istanbul LRT Light Rail Service, which stops at many major points on the European side of the city. Airport shuttle services also run every half hour and taxis are available outside the terminal building.