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There are 6 ways to get from Astana to Istanbul by plane, train, car ferry, bus, 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.

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Fly  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Astana (TSE) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) TSE - IST

$152 - $403

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Astana to Moskva Kasanskaja D
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kievskaja to Chisinau D
  3. Take the bus from Chişinău station to Istanbul

$123 - $268

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry, bus  •  4 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Astana to Petropavlovsk D
  2. Take the train from Petropavlovsk to Sochi D
  3. Take the car ferry from Sochi to Trabzon
  4. Take the bus from Trabzon to Istanbul Otogari

$136 - $238

Train, bus via Teply Stan  •  4 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Astana to Moskva Kasanskaja D
  2. Take the bus from Teply Stan to Chişinău Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Istanbul

$131 - $281

Train, night train  •  4 days 19 h

  1. Take the train from Astana to Moskva Kasanskaja D
  2. Take the train from Moskva Kievskaja to Kiev Pass D
  3. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  4. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$149 - $275

Drive  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Drive from Astana to Istanbul 3047.3 miles

$600 - $950

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The cheapest way to get from Astana to Istanbul is to train and car ferry and bus which costs $130 - $240 and takes 4 days 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Astana to Istanbul is to fly which costs $150 - $410 and takes 8 h 46 min.

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The distance between Astana and Istanbul is 3411 km. The road distance is 4875.7 km.

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The best way to get from Astana to Istanbul without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 4 days 4 h and costs $130 - $240.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Astana to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Astana Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 20 min.

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Istanbul is 3 h behind Astana. It is currently 7:37 AM in Astana and 4:37 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Astana to Istanbul is 4876 km. It takes approximately 2 days 17 h to drive from Astana to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines, Belavia Belarusian Airlines, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Astana Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2344+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Astana to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 2132 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 46 min

What companies run services between Astana, Kazakhstan and Istanbul, Turkey?

Air Astana, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines fly from Astana to Istanbul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Astana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Astana to Istanbul Ataturk via Almaty
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Astana to Istanbul Ataturk via Aktau
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,900
Flights from Astana to Istanbul Ataturk via Shimkent
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Astana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Astana to Istanbul Ataturk via Minsk
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Astana to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Astana to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Astana to Petropavlovsk
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
railways.kz
Train from Petropavlovsk to Sochi
Ave. Duration
2 days 19 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
railways.kz
Train from Astana to Moskva Kasanskaja
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
railways.kz
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kievskaja to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kievskaja to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
26 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
16 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
autogara.md
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Teply Stan to Chişinău Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ferry operators
Olympia Line
Website
olympia-line.ru
Car ferry from Sochi to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
in-sochi.ru

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