There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Prague by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Istanbul  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Prague (PRG) IST - PRG

$63 - $194

7 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Prague (PRG) SAW - PRG

$81 - $610

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  29 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Praha Holešovice

$133 - $153

Bus, train  •  31 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj

$140 - $175

Bus Avtoekspres  •  32 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Bariam to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Prague

$107 - $122

Bus EAAA  •  38 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Prague

$94 - $135

Night train, train  •  45 h 38 min

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...

$155 - $239

Drive  •  17 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Prague 1153 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Prague is to fly which costs 290 ₺ - 950 ₺ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Prague is to fly which takes 5 h 50 min and costs 290 ₺ - 950 ₺.

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The distance between Istanbul and Prague is 1511 km. The road distance is 1845 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Istanbul to Prague, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Prague. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Praha Holešovice via Plovdiv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Prague, Czech Republic?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines fly from Istanbul to Prague every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Prague via Plovdiv in around 29 h 22 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Prague via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Prague via Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul to Prague via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Prague
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Wien to Praha hlavní nádraží
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Praha Holešovice
Ave. Duration
21 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Bariam to Varna
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Prague
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Burgas to Prague
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Burgas to Praha
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $280
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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