There are 7 ways to get from Adana to Istanbul by plane, train, ferry, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  2h 20m

  1. Fly from Adana (ADA) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ADA - IST

453 ₺ - 2.217 ₺

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the train from Adana to Konya
  2. Take the train from Konya to Pendik
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

57 ₺ - 78 ₺

5 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  3h 30m

  1. Fly from Adana (ADA) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) ADA - SAW

171 ₺ - 301 ₺

Bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Adana to Istanbul

84 ₺ - 199 ₺

Bus via Tarsus  •  14h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Tarsus to Istanbul Otogari

178 ₺ - 271 ₺

Rideshare  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Adana to İstanbul 930.5 km

175 ₺

Drive  •  10h 30m

  1. Drive from Adana to Istanbul 930.5 km

800 ₺ - 1.200 ₺

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adana to Istanbul is to train and ferry which costs 55 ₺ - 80 ₺ and takes 12h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Adana to Istanbul is to fly which costs 450 ₺ - 2.300 ₺ and takes 2h 20m.

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The distance between Adana and Istanbul is 709 km. The road distance is 930.5 km.

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The best way to get from Adana to Istanbul without a car is to train and ferry which takes 12h 55m and costs 55 ₺ - 80 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from Adana to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Adana to Istanbul is to fly which takes 2h 20m and costs 450 ₺ - 2.300 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80 ₺ - 200 ₺ and takes 13h 17m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Adana to Istanbul is 930 km. It takes approximately 10h 30m to drive from Adana to Istanbul.

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AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Adana Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 3252+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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  • Distance: 708.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

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

Turkish Airlines and AtlasGlobal fly from Adana to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, Kamil Koc operates a bus from Adana to Istanbul 3 times a day. Tickets cost 80 ₺ - 200 ₺ and the journey takes 13h 3m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Adana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Flights from Adana to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Flights from Adana to Istanbul Ataturk via Ercan
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Flights from Adana to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 270 ₺
Flights from Adana to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 270 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Adana to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 180 ₺
Flights from Adana to Sabiha Gokcen via Ercan
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 180 ₺
Flights from Adana to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 180 ₺
Flights from Adana to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 180 ₺
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Adana to Istanbul Ataturk via Ercan
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Train operators
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Tarsus to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
12h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 210 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Phone
0212313800010
Email
info@sehirhatlari.istanbul
Website
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2 ₺ - 5 ₺
Schedules at
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Adana to İstanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
175 ₺
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Adana and Istanbul. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Adana to Adana Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs 22 ₺ - 27 ₺.

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