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

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Trabzon (TZX) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) TZX - IST

$30 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Trabzon to Istanbul Otogari

$16 - $22

3 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Trabzon (TZX) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) TZX - SAW

$28 - $148

Bus Kamil Koc  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Trabzon to Fatsa
  2. Take the bus from Fatsa to Istanbul

$22 - $29

Drive  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Trabzon to Istanbul 665.8 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Trabzon to Istanbul is to bus which costs 90 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 16 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trabzon to Istanbul is to fly which costs 160 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Trabzon and Istanbul is 904 km. The road distance is 1065.3 km.

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The best way to get from Trabzon to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 27 min and costs 90 ₺ - 130 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Trabzon to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Trabzon to Istanbul is to fly which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 160 ₺ - 800 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 16 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Trabzon Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trabzon to Istanbul is 1065 km. It takes approximately 13 h 51 min to drive from Trabzon to Istanbul.

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Onur Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Trabzon Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2369+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Trabzon to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 564.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Trabzon, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

Onur Air and Turkish Airlines fly from Trabzon to Istanbul every 2 hours. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Trabzon to Istanbul twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 16 h 13 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Trabzon to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Trabzon to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Trabzon to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Flights from Trabzon to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Trabzon to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Flights from Trabzon to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Trabzon to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
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
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon to Fatsa
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Fatsa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr

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The best way to get from Trabzon to Trabzon Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs 16 ₺ - 19 ₺.

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