Flights from London to Izmir

London to Izmir

  • London to Izmir is 1,601 miles
  • £106 was the cheapest return price from London to Izmir last month
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Izmir last month was Pegasus Airlines
  • The average flight time from London to Izmir is 3h
  • 3 airlines fly direct from London to Izmir
  • There are 5 flights a week from London to Izmir

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This information is correct as of April 2016

Airlines that fly from London to Izmir

Sun Express, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways and easyJet all fly direct to Izmir from London-Gatwick Airport. Pegasus Airlines and Thomas Cook Airlines fly direct to Izmir from London-Stansted and SunExpress fly from London-Luton.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

From Gatwick: Thomson and easyJet depart from the north terminal, while SunExpress and Thomas Cook flights leave from the south terminal. Both terminals have a large selection of shops, places to eat and business lounges (which can be entered for a fee). We recommend paying close attention to the departure boards: some of the gates are a long walk from the central concourse.

From Luton: There's only one terminal at Luton Airport. As well as a good range of places to eat and shop, the airport also has its own nail bar. There's also an Aspire lounge, which has recently been refurbished.

From Stansted: Stansted Airport only has one terminal. Most of the shops and restaurants are clustered together in the departure concourse. There's something to suit every taste and budget, whether you fancy a celebrity chef inspired meal from James Martin Kitchen or a quick snack from Burger King. There's an Escape lounge at the airport.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Adnan Menderes Airport is about ten miles from the centre of Izmir. You can reach the city by shuttle bus, public bus, or suburban train. There are ticket booths in the arrivals hall. If you'd rather avoid public transport you can rent a car. Car hire from Izmir Airport is available from brands including Avis, National, Europcar and Economy.

Practical Information

We recommend arriving at the airport no later than two hours before your flight is scheduled to depart. You need a valid passport and a visa to visit Turkey. You can apply online for an e-visa up to three months before your travel date. These cost US $20* (just under £14) and are valid for 90 days. Although the airport computers will have a record of your evisa, it's best to carry a print-out of the PDF (or keep a copy on your smartphone).

What to expect in Izmir

Izmir is two hours ahead of London and the local currency is the Turkish lira. Prices in Izmir are much lower than London, making it a great choice for a budget break. A three course meal for two costs just over £12* on average, a pint of local draught beer is about £2*, and taxis charge just 60p* per kilometre (compared to £3* in London). Izmir has hot summers and mild winters. Temperatures often soar to 32°C during July and August, so pack a hat and plenty of sunscreen.

*Prices subject to change

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