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There are 14 ways to get from Amsterdam to Turkey by plane, train, bus, night train 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.

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Fly Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) AMS - IST

$68 - $223

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Fly Amsterdam to Izmir  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Izmir (ADB) AMS - ADB

$98 - $253

Fly Amsterdam to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) AMS - SAW

$80 - $337

Fly Amsterdam to Antalya  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Antalya (AYT) AMS - AYT

$96 - $277

Fly Amsterdam to Ankara  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Ankara (ESB) AMS - ESB

$79 - $614

Train to Brussels, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BRU - IST

$139 - $402

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Izmir  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Izmir (ADB) DUS - ADB

$125 - $827

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) CGN - IST

$151 - $367

Train, bus  •  37 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$256 - $334

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  43 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$108 - $206

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  47 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$128 - $183

Train, night train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad Ic
  4. Take the train from Arad to Videle D
  5. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

$354 - $500

Drive, train  •  26 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Istanbul

$401 - $605

Drive  •  25 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Istanbul 1667.3 miles

$400 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Turkey is to fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Turkey is to fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Turkey is 2741 km. The road distance is 2667.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Turkey without a car is to train and bus which takes 37 h 26 min and costs 220€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Amsterdam to Turkey, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Turkey bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Amsterdam station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Turkey is to fly which takes 6 h 1 min and costs 55€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 180€ and takes 43 h.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Amsterdam to Turkey bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 1713.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, KLM and eight other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Istanbul via Sofia in around 43 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Antalya via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Ankara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Antalya via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $3,300
Flights from Amsterdam to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $3,300
Flights from Amsterdam to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam to Antalya via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Ankara via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Antalya via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Antalya via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,700
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Antalya via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Beirut
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
matpu.com

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Turkey is 2 h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 1:14 AM in Amsterdam and 3:14 AM in Turkey.

Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Turkey is 2668 km. It takes approximately 25 h 16 min to drive from Amsterdam to Turkey.

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KLM, AtlasGlobal, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 10€.

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