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There are 5 ways to get from Makhachkala to Istanbul by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Makhachkala (MCX) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) MCX - IST

$66 - $177

Cheapest option

Train, bus Alpar Turizm  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Mahachkala to Baku-Pass D
  2. Take the bus from Baku to Istanbul - Aksaray

$61 - $130

3 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Makhachkala (MCX) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) MCX - SAW

$78 - $261

Train, bus via Hopa  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Mahachkala to Mineralnie Wodi D
  2. Take the bus from Mineralnye Vody to Batumi
  3. Take the bus from Hopa to Istanbul Otogari

$72 - $123

Drive  •  28 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Makhachkala to Istanbul 1333.4 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Makhachkala to Istanbul is to train and bus which costs RUB 4000 - RUB 8500 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Makhachkala to Istanbul is to fly which costs RUB 4300 - RUB 12000 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Makhachkala and Istanbul is 1545 km. The road distance is 2133.5 km.

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The best way to get from Makhachkala to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 0 h and costs RUB 4000 - RUB 8500.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Makhachkala to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Makhachkala Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Makhachkala to Istanbul is 2133 km. It takes approximately 28 h 56 min to drive from Makhachkala to Istanbul.

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Onur Air offers flights from Makhachkala Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2245+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Makhachkala to Makhachkala Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs RUB 320 - RUB 380.

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Map of how to get from Makhachkala to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 965.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Makhachkala, Russia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Onur Air flies from Makhachkala to Istanbul twice a week.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Makhachkala to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Ercan
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Makhachkala to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Makhachkala to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Izmir
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Makhachkala to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Edremit
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Makhachkala to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Makhachkala to Sabiha Gokcen via Dubai
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Makhachkala to Sabiha Gokcen via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Makhachkala to Sabiha Gokcen via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Mahachkala to Baku-Pass
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Mahachkala to Mineralnie Wodi
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Baku to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
MiminoTrans Ge
Bus from Mineralnye Vody to Batumi
Ave. Duration
12 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
facebook.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Hopa to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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