There are 8 ways to get from Ankara to Iran by plane, car, train, bus or taxi

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 Hakkari Yüksekova, drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Hakkari Yüksekova (YKO) ESB - YKO
  2. Drive from Hakkari Yüksekova to Urmia

$135 - $502

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  42 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Gebze Yht
  2. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal

$62 - $66

6 alternative options

Fly to Tehran Imam Khomeini  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) ESB - IKA

$66 - $237

Fly to Tabriz  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Tabriz (TBZ) ESB - TBZ

$215 - $907

Fly to Van, drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Van (VAN) ESB - VAN
  2. Drive from Van to Urmia

$157 - $527

Train, taxi  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Tatvan
  2. Take a taxi from Tatvan to Van
  3. Take the train from Van to Tabriz
  4. Take the train from Tabriz to Tehran station 489

Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Tbilisi
  2. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Yerevan
  3. Take the bus from Kilikia bus station to Tehrān

$94 - $116

Drive  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Tehrān 1335.1 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The distance between Ankara and Iran is 1952 km. The road distance is 2136.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Iran without a car is to train and bus which takes 42 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Ankara to Iran, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Iran is to fly which takes 7 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest flight from Ankara Airport to Hakkari Yüksekova Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Iran is 30 min ahead of Ankara. It is currently 11:50 PM in Ankara and 12:20 AM in Iran.

Yes, the driving distance between Ankara to Iran is 2136 km. It takes approximately 27 h 47 min to drive from Ankara to Iran.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Ankara Airport to Hakkari Yüksekova Airport.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Ankara Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 14 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Ankara to Iran.
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  • Distance: 1220.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

What companies run services between Ankara, Turkey and Iran?

Iran Air, Mahan Air and two other airlines fly from Ankara to Tehrān every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ankara to Tehrān via Tbilisi, Yerevan, Kilikia bus station, and Tehrān in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Hakkari Yüksekova
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Izmir, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Batman, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Antalya, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Ankara to Van
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Iran Air
Website
iranair.com
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $2,000
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Gebze
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Tatvan
Ave. Duration
25 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Van to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $13
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Phone
021- 55122417
Email
info@raja.ir
Website
raja.ir
Train from Tabriz to Tehran station
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
raja.ir
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
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Seiro Safar
Website
seirosafar.ir
Bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
seirosafar.ir
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Tbilisi to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
bus
Bus from Kilikia bus station to Tehrān
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$52
Other operators
Taxi from Tatvan to Van
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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