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There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Sochi by plane, train, car ferry, ferry, bus or car

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Sochi, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Sochi (AER) IST - AER
  2. Take the train from Adler to Sochi

$120 - $235

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Bus, car ferry  •  24h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
  2. Take the car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi

$78 - $85

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon, car ferry  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Trabzon (TZX) IST - TZX
  2. Take the car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi

$91 - $196

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon, car ferry  •  11h 8m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Trabzon (TZX) SAW - TZX
  2. Take the car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi

$89 - $212

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Batumi, Hydrofoil  •  11h 44m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Batumi (BUS) IST - BUS
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Batumi to Sochi

$205 - $415

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Krasnodar, train  •  12h 15m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Krasnodar (KRR) SAW - KRR
  2. Take the train from Krasnodar 1 to Dagomis

$106 - $247

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Krasnodar, train  •  11h 1m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Krasnodar (KRR) IST - KRR
  2. Take the train from Krasnodar 1 to Dagomis

$149 - $741

Bus, Hydrofoil  •  32h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Bursa to Pazar
  3. Take the bus from Pazar to Batumi
  4. Take the Hydrofoil from Batumi to Sochi

$128 - $147

Drive  •  22h 36m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Sochi 1028 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Sochi is to bus and car ferry which costs 440 ₺ - 480 ₺ and takes 24h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Sochi is to fly and train which costs 650 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 5h 30m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Sochi is 931 km. The road distance is 1644.8 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Sochi without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 24h 24m and costs 440 ₺ - 480 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Istanbul to Sochi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Sochi is 1645 km. It takes approximately 22h 36m to drive from Istanbul to Sochi.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sochi Airport.

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There are 3291+ hotels available in Sochi. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Sochi.
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  • Distance: 581.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 30m

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

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Sochi. However, you can take the Metro to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the walk to Istanbul Ataturk airport, fly to Sochi, take the walk to Adler, take the line 105 bus to Adler Station, take the walk to Adler, then take the train to Sochi. Alternatively, you can take the Metro to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the walk to Istanbul Ataturk airport, fly to Trabzon, take the taxi to Trabzon, then take the car ferry to Sochi.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sochi
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Batumi
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Krasnodar via Antalya
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $220
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Adler to Sochi
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Kupé)
$8 - $13
Train from Krasnodar 1 to Dagomis
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$10 - $16
2nd Class (Kupé)
$14 - $21
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Pazar to Batumi
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Pazar
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Ferry operators
Olympia Line
Website
olympia-line.ru
Car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
in-sochi.ru
Express Batumi
Ferry from Batumi to Sochi
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$103
Schedules at
morport-sochi.ru

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