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Private jet from London to Istanbul

Private jet rental between London and Istanbul represents a major air link at the heart of the world. These journeys reflect the importance of these two dynamic cities. Among the travel options available, private aviation stands out for its exclusivity, flexibility and efficiency.

Trips between London and Istanbul are very popular for both business and leisure travellers. Thanks to a network of airports and a service, private flights offer an ideal solution for these travellers.

Find out more about private jet rental between London and Istanbul with AEROAFFAIRES.

The journey between Istanbul and London takes around 4 hours by private jet, offering travellers remarkable speed and efficiency for their trip between Turkey and the UK.

London, famous for its iconic historic landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and Parliament with Big Ben, is a world-renowned cosmopolitan city. The capital of the United Kingdom, London is a major cultural, financial and political centre, home to leading institutions, world-class museums, famous theatres and a diverse gastronomic scene.

Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city, is famous for its iconic monuments. The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar are just a few examples. A city of a thousand contrasts, Istanbul is a historic crossroads between Europe and Asia, enriched by a diverse culture and heritage. Its varied districts, from Sultanahmet to Beyoğlu, offer a unique blend of Ottoman and Byzantine architecture and contemporary life. It attracts millions of tourists every year.

Price estimate for a private jet charter between London and Istanbul

The prices below are given as a guide. To estimate the price of your trip, please contact us to draw up a quote to meet your precise requirements.
From To Duration Plane Price Seats Price per passenger
🇬🇧 London 🇹🇷 Istanbul 4:35 CITATION LONGITUDE Long Range Jets 60 000€ 10 6 000€
🇬🇧 London 🇹🇷 Istanbul 3:25 LEGACY 500 Midsize Jets 39 800€ 8 4 975€
🇬🇧 London 🇹🇷 Istanbul 3:45 PHENOM 300 Light Jets 31 300€ 6 5 200€

Practical information for your private flight from London to Istanbul

London and Istanbul airports benefit from FBOs, including services such as :

  • VIP lounges
  • Meeting rooms
  • Customs and immigration services
  • Catering services
  • Concierge services
  • Ground transportation services
  • Bathrooms
  • Luggage services
  • Bar
  • Car rental services

London and Istanbul airports: location and access

To get to or from London’s airports to the city centre and surrounding areas, you can take :

  • Underground
  • Express train
  • Buses
  • Taxis and VTC services
  • Airport shuttles
  • Helicopter transfers to Battersea Heliport
  • Personalised car transfers

To get to or from Istanbul’s airports to the city centre and surrounding areas, you can use :

  • Metro
  • Express train
  • Buses
  • Taxis and VTC services
  • Airport shuttles
  • Helicopter transfers to Battersea Heliport
  • Personalised car transfers

AEROAFFAIRES offers personalised transfer services. Enjoy a comfortable and smooth journey from the airport to your final destination.

Our recommendations for your stay in Istanbul

During your stay in Istanbul, AEROAFFAIRES recommends that you visit these emblematic places:

  • Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya)
  • Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii)
  • Topkapi Palace
  • Grand Bazaar (Kapalıçarşı)
  • Cistern Basilica (Yerebatan Sarnıcı)
  • Galata Tower (Galata Kulesi)
  • Dolmabahçe Palace

AEROAFFAIRES recommends these restaurants:

  • Mikla: Located at the top of The Marmara Pera hotel, this restaurant offers Scandinavian and Turkish fusion cuisine with panoramic views over the city.
  • Neolokal: Located in Salt Galata, Neolokal offers modern Turkish cuisine with a focus on local ingredients and culinary traditions.
  • Sunset Grill & Bar : This elegant restaurant offers international and Japanese cuisine with breathtaking views of the Bosphorus.

AEROAFFAIRES recommends staying at these hotels:

  • Ciragan Palace Kempinski: An Ottoman palace transformed into a luxury hotel, located on the banks of the Bosphorus with magnificent gardens and first-class services.
  • Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet: A luxury hotel set in a neoclassical building near the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, offering exceptional service and a historic ambience.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul: Located in the Dolmabahçe district, this hotel offers spectacular views of the Bosphorus and luxurious facilities.

Book your flight at London – Istanbul with AEROAFFAIRES

Experts in private aircraft charter, AEROAFFAIRES offers VIP, personalized service at the best price. Whatever aircraft you’re looking for, your dedicated flight consultant will provide you with 24/7 assistance up to 2 hours before your flight.

Nearly 95,000 passengers have already flown with AEROAFFAIRES, on more than 20,000 different private aircraft. Traveling with AEROAFFAIRES also means supporting our Sky CO2 program, which helps finance the preservation of ecosystems in France.

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Which airport should you fly from?

There are many options among London’s airports for private jet take-off. Some of the most relevant airports include:

  • London City: London City is popular for its proximity to central London. As a result, this airport is ideal for business travel and remains open from 4.30am to 10.45pm 7 days a week.
  • Luton: Luton is open 24 hours a day and has three terminals reserved for private jets. It is the busiest airport for business aviation in the UK.
  • Biggin Hill: close to the city, this airport caters for passengers looking for low fares. Flights operate from 6.30am to 11pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 10pm at weekends.
  • Farnborough: open exclusively to business aviation, this is one of London’s busiest airports for business travellers. Flights operate from 7am to 10pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 8pm at weekends.
  • Battersea Heliport: located in the heart of London, this heliport is open 7 days a week from 7.30am to 7.30pm and until 11pm on request. You can also travel by helicopter to and from nearby airports and other destinations.

Heathrow and Gatwick airports are not generally recommended for business aviation. Being heavily used, these airports can be prone to congestion and delays. London also offers many other airport options for private jets. Check out our dedicated article “Where to land in London” to find the right option for you.

Where to land in Istanbul by private jet?

To land in Istanbul by private jet, the two main airports that can accommodate private jets are Istanbul Airport (IST) and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW).

Characteristics of a private flight London - Istanbul

Private flights between London and Istanbul offer an exclusive and comfortable travel experience, lasting around 4 hours. Passengers benefit from personalised services, luxurious cabins and flexible departure times. These flights offer a direct non-stop journey, optimising passengers’ time and ensuring a discreet and efficient arrival in Istanbul.

  • Do I need a visa to travel from London to Istanbul?

    • For EU citizens: European Union citizens do not need a visa for tourist or business stays of up to 90 days in Turkey.
    • For other nationalities: Check the specific visa requirements on the Turkish embassy website or use the official website of Turkey’s electronic visa system (e-Visa).
  • When is the best time to visit Istanbul?

    • Ideal season: The best time to visit Istanbul is from May to October, when the climate is mild and pleasant.
    • Mid-season: Spring (April to June) and autumn (September and October) offer moderate temperatures and fewer tourists.

  • What currency is used in Istanbul?

    • Currency: The official currency is the Turkish lira (TRY).
    • Currency exchange: bureaux de change and cash dispensers are widely available.

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