Fly to Istanbul with British Airways and discover the fascinating diversity of Turkey's biggest city. Due to Covid-19, schedules and airports are subject to change. For the latest information, check our timetable.
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 on a holiday in this former European Capital of Culture - and it all awaits you less than 4 hours from London.
When you fly with British Airways, you can choose a departure date that suits you and you’ll enjoy a safe and comfortable journey. Our cabin crew will be happy to help you with anything you need, so you can simply relax. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 48 hours before you fly.
Once you touch down at Istanbul Airport, you will be 54km north west of the city centre. Passengers can travel into the city using the frequent airport shuttle bus services and taxis are available outside the terminal building.