There are 9 ways to get from Ancona to Turkey by plane, train, bus and ferry, 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.

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Fly Ancona to Istanbul  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Istanbul (IST) AOI - IST

$102 - $655

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Fly Ancona to Izmir  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Izmir (ADB) AOI - ADB

$142 - $485

Fly Ancona to Antalya  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Antalya (AYT) AOI - AYT

$154 - $709

Train to Bologna, fly to Istanbul  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Istanbul (IST) BLQ - IST

$105 - $341

Train to Rome, fly to Istanbul  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Istanbul (IST) FCO - IST

$117 - $353

Train, train to Venice, fly to Istanbul  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  3. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Istanbul (IST) VCE - IST

$123 - $439

Bus and ferry, bus  •  23 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Alexandroupoli
  2. Take the bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari

$177 - $260

Bus  •  33 h 45 min

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

$212 - $295

Drive  •  19 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Ancona to Istanbul 1288.9 miles

$310 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Ancona to Turkey is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 9 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ancona to Turkey is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 300€ and takes 7 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 45 min.

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The distance between Ancona and Turkey is 1861 km. The road distance is 2062.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Turkey without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 23 h 13 min and costs 150€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 22 min to get from Ancona to Turkey, including transfers.

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Ancona to Turkey bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Ancona station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Turkey is to fly which takes 9 h 22 min and costs 85€ - 600€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 180€ - 260€ and takes 33 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Istanbul Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 1163.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 22 min

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Turkey?

Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines fly from Ancona to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ancona to Istanbul via Sofia in around 33 h 45 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul via Catania
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul via Munich, Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,300
Flights from Bologna to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Rome to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Venice to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,900
Flights from Ancona to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $4,200
Flights from Bologna to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul via Catania, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Rome to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Ancona to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Ancona to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ancona to Izmir via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Ancona to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Ancona to Antalya via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Ancona to Antalya via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Ancona to Antalya via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Bologna to Istanbul via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
16 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Ancona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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Turkey is 2 h ahead of Ancona. It is currently 7:47 PM in Ancona and 8:47 PM in Turkey.

Yes, the driving distance between Ancona to Turkey is 2062 km. It takes approximately 19 h 38 min to drive from Ancona to Turkey.

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Ryanair, AtlasGlobal, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Ancona Airport to Istanbul 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 Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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