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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.

Recommended option

Fly Ancona to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 44 min

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

$142 - $655

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Train to Bologna, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 27 min

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

$105 - $340

7 alternative options

Fly Ancona to Izmir  •  8 h 5 min

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

$142 - $485

Fly Ancona to Ankara  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Ankara (ESB) AOI - ESB

$143 - $556

Train to Rome, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  10 h 25 min

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

$113 - $356

Train, train to Venice, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  9 h 16 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 Ataturk (IST) VCE - IST

$127 - $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

$174 - $256

Bus  •  33 h 45 min

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

$209 - $291

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 95€ - 310€ and takes 10 h 25 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 27 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 7 h 44 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 7 h 44 min and costs 120€ - 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 Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 35 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: 7 h 44 min

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Turkey?

Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and two 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 Ataturk via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul Ataturk via Catania
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul Ataturk via Munich, Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul Ataturk via Munich, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul Ataturk via Catania, Naples
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Ancona to Istanbul Ataturk via Munich, Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Rome to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,900
Flights from Ancona to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $3,100
Flights from Bologna to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Ancona to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Ancona to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Bologna to Istanbul Ataturk via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Istanbul Ataturk via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Rome to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
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 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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 Falconara Marittima to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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
$160 - $240
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
$7 - $10
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
$15
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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Turkey is 2 h ahead of Ancona. It is currently 3:56 PM in Ancona and 5:56 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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Air Dolomiti, Volotea, Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Ancona 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 Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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