How far is Istanbul from London?
There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Istanbul. 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).
Estimated flight time from Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Istanbul Airport (IST) is 3 hours 26 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between London and Istanbul is 3 hours. Istanbul is 3 hours ahead of London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (374 pounds).
London to Istanbul flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Istanbul (IST).