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There are 11 ways to get from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST) by plane, train, taxi, bus, night bus 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 Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Istanbul  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Istanbul (IST) BER - IST

828 ₺ - 2.474 ₺

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  32h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Sofia
  2. Take the night bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari Sofia - Istanbul

710 ₺ - 1.033 ₺

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Train to Leipzig, fly to Istanbul  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Istanbul (IST) LEJ - IST

2.056 ₺ - 7.179 ₺

Train to Hannover, fly to Istanbul  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Istanbul (IST) HAJ - IST

1.984 ₺ - 6.994 ₺

Train to Prague, fly to Istanbul  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Istanbul (IST) PRG - IST

1.090 ₺ - 1.942 ₺

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sabiha Gokcen, taxi  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BER - SAW
  2. Take a taxi from Sabiha Gokcen to Istanbul Airport (IST)

918 ₺ - 3.824 ₺

Bus via Sofia  •  32h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari Pernik - Istanbul

746 ₺ - 1.039 ₺

Bus  •  38h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha to Burgas
  3. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

2.056 ₺ - 2.765 ₺

Train, night bus  •  40h 49m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Kyiv Pass
  3. Take the night bus from Kyiv to Istanbul - Aksaray

1.546 ₺ - 2.138 ₺

Bus #2  •  43h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Burgas Central Bus Station West Berlin - Varna
  2. Take the bus from Burgas West to Otogar

1.136 ₺ - 1.528 ₺

Drive  •  20h 19m

  1. Drive from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST) 2161.5 km

2.300 ₺ - 3.500 ₺

Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Istanbul (IST) flights

The flight time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) and Istanbul (IST) is around 5h 11m and covers a distance of around 1688 km. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 55m. Services are operated by Turkish Airlines, Air Serbia, Ukraine International Airlines and others. Typically 75 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
5h 11m
Fastest flight journey time:
2h 55m
Flight distance:
1688 km
Flights per week:
75
Cheapest price:
983 ₺
Carbon emissions:
342 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
08:45
Last flight departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Istanbul (IST) flight schedules

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International entry into Turkey from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Turkey from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Istanbul Airport (IST) is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Istanbul Airport (IST) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Istanbul Airport (IST) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

Yes, entry into Germany from Turkey is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST) is to bus and night bus which costs €70 - €110 and takes 32h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST) is to fly which costs €80 - €250 and takes 5h 32m.

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The distance between Alexanderplatz and Istanbul Airport (IST) is 1703 km. The road distance is 2161.5 km.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST) without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 32h 6m and costs €70 - €110.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST) is to fly which takes 5h 32m and costs €80 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus via Sofia, which costs €75 - €110 and takes 32h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Istanbul Airport (IST) is 1h ahead of Alexanderplatz. It is currently 12:40 AM in Alexanderplatz and 1:40 AM in Istanbul Airport (IST).

Yes, the driving distance between Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST) is 2162 km. It takes approximately 20h 19m to drive from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST).

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Air Serbia, Ukraine International Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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Map of how to get from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST).
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  • Distance: 1703.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Alexanderplatz, Germany and Istanbul Airport (IST), Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Air Serbia and four other airlines fly from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST) every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alexanderplatz to Istanbul Airport (IST) via Berlin, Mollstr./Otto-Braun-Str., Berlin, Sofia, Sofia Serdica Bus Station, Istanbul Büyük Otogari, Otogar, and Ataturk Airport Havalimani in around 32h 48m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Istanbul via Adana
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Istanbul via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Istanbul via Bodrum
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Leipzig to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.900 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Hannover to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Hannover to Istanbul via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Hannover to Istanbul via Adana
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Prague to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 9.000 ₺
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 9.000 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Flights from Leipzig to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.900 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Hannover to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Prague to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Istanbul via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Prague to Istanbul via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Istanbul via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Istanbul via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Istanbul via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Prague to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
350 ₺ - 480 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
470 ₺ - 650 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 700 ₺
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 850 ₺
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 130 ₺
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin-Spandau station to Hanover central station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 170 ₺
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
260 ₺ - 370 ₺
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Abellio
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
360 ₺ - 500 ₺
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 700 ₺
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Kyiv Pass
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
320 ₺ - 650 ₺
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
320 ₺ - 450 ₺
2nd class
450 ₺ - 650 ₺
1st class
700 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Berlin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
20h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 750 ₺
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Night bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 ₺ - 80 ₺
Website
Huntur
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
290 ₺ - 360 ₺
Website
Arda Tur
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Burgas Central Bus Station West
Ave. Duration
34h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Website
Arda Tur
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
86 ₺
Website
Has Turizm
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 150 ₺
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 220 ₺
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Praha to Burgas
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Burgas Bus
Luks Istanbul
Phone
+90544 210 2535
Website
luksistanbul.com
Night bus from Kyiv to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
587 ₺
Schedules at
luksistanbul.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Burgas West to Otogar
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55 ₺ - 95 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Other operators
Taxi from Sabiha Gokcen to Istanbul Airport (IST)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
290 ₺ - 350 ₺
Merkez Taxi
Phone
+90 216 398 16 63
Emsey Son Durak Taksi
Phone
+90 538 642 77 83

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