• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 7 ways to get from Adana to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, rideshare 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  2h 20m

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

$29 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Adana to Istanbul

$15 - $20

5 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  3h 21m

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

$26 - $48

Train, bus  •  12h 43m

  1. Take the train from Adana to Konya
  2. Take the train from Konya to Gebze
  3. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari

$15 - $22

Bus MetroTurizm  •  14h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Tarsus to Istanbul Otogari

$20 - $32

Rideshare  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Adana to İstanbul 584.5 miles

$27

Drive  •  10h 34m

  1. Drive from Adana to Istanbul 584.5 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adana to Istanbul is to bus which costs 80 ₺ - 120 ₺ and takes 13h 17m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Adana to Istanbul is to fly which costs 160 ₺ - 370 ₺ and takes 2h 20m.

More details

The distance between Adana and Istanbul is 709 km. The road distance is 935.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Adana to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 43m and costs 80 ₺ - 130 ₺.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Adana to Istanbul is to fly which takes 2h 20m and costs 160 ₺ - 370 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80 ₺ - 120 ₺ and takes 13h 17m.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between Adana to Istanbul is 935 km. It takes approximately 10h 34m to drive from Adana to Istanbul.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 2469+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Adana to Istanbul.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 443 miles
  • Duration: 2h 20m

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

Onur Air, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Adana to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, Kamil Koc operates a bus from Adana to Istanbul 5 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 13h 3m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Adana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Adana to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Adana to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Flights from Adana to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Adana to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $75
Flights from Adana to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$22 - $75
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Adana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Adana to Istanbul Ataturk via Ercan
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$25 - $120
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Adana to Konya
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Konya to Gebze
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Tarsus to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
12h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Adana to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Adana to İstanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Turkey

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar

The best way to get from Adana to Adana Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs 15 ₺ - 18 ₺.

More details