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There are 7 ways to get from Minsk to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, car ferry, ferry, 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 from Minsk  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) MSQ - IST

$103 - $193

Cheapest option

Train to Vilnius, fly  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
  2. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) VNO - IST

$76 - $149

5 alternative options

Bus  •  47 h

  1. Take the bus from Minsk to Odessa
  2. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
  3. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$88 - $128

Bus via Brno  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Minsk to Brno - Zvonarka
  2. Take the bus from Brno to Haskovo
  3. Take the bus from Haskovo to Istanbul

$129 - $172

Train, car ferry, ferry  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Odessa Gl. D
  2. Take the car ferry from Illichivsk to Haydarpaşa
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$95 - $101

Train, night train  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Kiev Pass D
  2. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  3. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$93 - $131

Drive  •  27 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Minsk to Istanbul 1514.6 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Minsk to Istanbul is to train and car ferry and ferry which costs $90 - $105 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Minsk to Istanbul is to fly which costs $100 - $200 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minsk to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Minsk and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Odessa Central Bus and Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h.

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The distance between Minsk and Istanbul is 1437 km. The road distance is 2423.4 km.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 47 h and costs $85 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Minsk to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Minsk to Istanbul bus services, operated by Eurotrans, depart from Minsk station.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Istanbul is to fly which takes 6 h 13 min and costs $100 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 47 h.

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The quickest flight from Minsk Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Minsk to Istanbul bus services, operated by TransEvren, arrive at Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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Map of how to get from Minsk to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 897.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

What companies run services between Minsk, Belarus and Istanbul, Turkey?

Belavia Belarusian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Minsk to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minsk to Istanbul via Odessa, Odessa Central Bus, Constanța, and Constanta in around 47 h.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Minsk to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $320
Flights from Vilnius to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Vilnius to Istanbul Ataturk via Odesa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Minsk to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $390
Flights from Vilnius to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $390
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Minsk to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $380
Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
13 h 11 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
www.rw.by
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
17 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Minsk to Odessa
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Minsk to Brno - Zvonarka
Ave. Duration
20 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
vt.by
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Brno to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları

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Yes, the driving distance between Minsk to Istanbul is 2423 km. It takes approximately 27 h 6 min to drive from Minsk to Istanbul.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines, UTair Aviation, Turkish Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines offer flights from Minsk Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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