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Distance between Istanbul (IST) and London (LHR)

Flight distance from Istanbul to London (Istanbul Airport – London Heathrow Airport) is 1550 miles / 2495 kilometers / 1347 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path from Istanbul to London.

Shortest flight path between Istanbul Airport (IST) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

How far is London from Istanbul?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Istanbul and London. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1550.122 miles
  • 2494.680 kilometers
  • 1347.019 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1546.713 miles
  • 2489.194 kilometers
  • 1344.057 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

B London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Istanbul and London is 2 hours. London is 2 hours behind Istanbul.

Time Difference

Istanbul

 +03

London

 BST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (403 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Istanbul (IST) → London (LHR).

Distance:
1550
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1550

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