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There are 5 ways to get from Ankara to Tehrān by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) ESB - IKA

$66 - $237

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Train, bus  •  42 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Gebze Yht
  2. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal

$62 - $68

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Tatvan
  2. Take a taxi from Tatvan to Van
  3. Take the train from Van to Tabriz
  4. Take the train from Tabriz to Tehran station 489

Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi
  2. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Yerevan
  3. Take the bus from Kilikia bus station to Tehrān

$95 - $117

Drive  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Tehrān 1335.1 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Tehrān is to train and bus which costs 350 ₺ - 390 ₺ and takes 42 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Tehrān is to fly which costs 370 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Ankara and Tehrān is 1694 km. The road distance is 2136.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Tehrān without a car is to train and bus which takes 42 h 37 min and costs 350 ₺ - 390 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Ankara to Tehrān, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Tehrān is to fly which takes 7 h 51 min and costs 370 ₺ - 1.400 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 500 ₺ - 700 ₺ and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest flight from Ankara Airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Tehrān is 30 min ahead of Ankara. It is currently 10:20 AM in Ankara and 10:50 AM in Tehrān.

Yes, the driving distance between Ankara to Tehrān is 2136 km. It takes approximately 27 h 47 min to drive from Ankara to Tehrān.

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Iran Air, Mahan Air, Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Ankara Airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport.

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  • Distance: 1058.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

What companies run services between Ankara, Turkey and Tehrān, Iran?

Iran Air, Mahan Air and two other airlines fly from Ankara to Tehrān every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ankara to Tehrān via Tbilisi, Yerevan, Kilikia bus station, and Tehrān in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Iran Air
Website
iranair.com
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $2,000
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Gebze
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Tatvan
Ave. Duration
25 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Van to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Phone
021- 55122417
Email
info@raja.ir
Website
raja.ir
Train from Tabriz to Tehran station
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
raja.ir
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Seiro Safar
Website
seirosafar.ir
Bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
seirosafar.ir
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Tbilisi to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
bus
Bus from Kilikia bus station to Tehrān
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$52
Other operators
Taxi from Tatvan to Van
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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The best way to get from Ankara to Ankara Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 14 min and costs 11 ₺.

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