London to Istanbul By Air freight, Cargo ship or Road

See the best way to ship your freight from London, United Kingdom to Istanbul, Turkey by various transport modes including Air, Sea and Road. Compare freight rates, transit times, route options and much more.

London to Istanbul by Air freight

The quickest way to get from London to Istanbul by plane will take about 1 day 4h and departs from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and arrives into İstanbul Airport (IST). There are flights departing 2-4 times a day on this route. British Airways is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with flights departing 2-4 times a week.

Quickest air route

London Heathrow Airport to İstanbul Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 4h

2-4 times a day

2,551 km

1,585 mi.

Direct

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: BABritish Airways
2-4 times a weekAirbus A320neo
Carrier Identifier: TKTurkish Airlines
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 777-300ER+4 others
Carrier Identifier: JUAirSERBIA
1-2 times a weekAirbus A319
Carrier Identifier: ROTarom
1-2 times a weekAirbus A318+1 others
Carrier Identifier: LHLufthansa
Every 2-4 weeksAirbus A321neo+1 others
Carrier Identifier: KLKLM
1-2 times a weekBoeing 737-800+3 others
Carrier Identifier: AFAir France
1-2 times a weekAirbus A321+1 others
Carrier Identifier: A3Aegean Airlines
1-2 times a weekAirbus A320neo+2 others
Carrier Identifier: TUTunisair
Every 1-2 weeksAirbus A320neo
Carrier Identifier: AHAir Algerie
1-2 times a weekBoeing 737-800
Carrier Identifier: MEMEA
1-2 times a weekAirbus A321neo
Carrier Identifier: MSEgyptAir
1-2 times a weekAirbus A320neo
Carrier Identifier: RJRoyal Jordanian
1-2 times a weekBoeing 787-8+2 others
Carrier Identifier: J2Azerbaijan Airlines
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 787-8
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Closest airports

London City Airport to İstanbul Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 10h

1-2 times a week

2,568 km

1,595 mi.

1 transfer

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: KLKLM
1-2 times a weekEmbraer 190+1 others
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London to Istanbul by Container ship

The quickest way to get from London to Istanbul by ship will take about 16 days 1h and departs from Felixstowe (GBFXT) and arrives into Gebze (TRGEB). There are ships departing every 1-2 weeks on this route. MSC is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with ships departing every 1-2 weeks.

Quickest ocean route

Felixstowe to Gebze

Port of loading

Port of loading

16 days 1h

Every 1-2 weeks

6,363 km

3,954 mi.

Direct

1 stop

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: MSCUMSC
Every 1-2 weeksMSC Jersey+2 others
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Closest seaports

Tilbury to Ambarli

Port of loading

Port of loading

27 days 1h

Every 1-2 weeks

6,291 km

3,909 mi.

2 transfers

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: MAEUMaersk
Every 1-2 weeksNORTHERN PRELUDE+3 others
Carrier Identifier: CMDUCMA CGM
Every 2-4 weeksCONTAINERSHIPS ARCTIC+21 others
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Most frequent

Southampton to Gemlik

Port of loading

Port of loading

19 days 4h

2-4 times a week

6,220 km

3,865 mi.

1 transfer

1 stop

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: GRIUGrimaldi
2-4 times a weekGRANDE SCANDINAVIA+7 others
Carrier Identifier: HLCUHapag-Lloyd
Every 1-2 weeksToronto Express+5 others
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