There are 7 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 27 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

$64 - $70

5 alternative options

Fly to Tehran Imam Khomeini  •  7 h 21 min

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

$68 - $239

Fly to Tabriz  •  8 h 43 min

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

$146 - $808

Fly to Van, drive  •  8 h 12 min

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

$102 - $257

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

Drive  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Tehrān 1335.1 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Iran is to train and bus which costs 310 ₺ - 340 ₺ and takes 42 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Iran is to fly and drive which costs 650 ₺ - 2.500 ₺ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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

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

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What companies run services between Ankara, Turkey and Iran?

Mahan Air, Iran Air and two other airlines fly from Ankara to Tehrān 3 times a day.

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
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Bodrum, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Izmir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Batman, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Antalya, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Trabzon, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Ankara to Van
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
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
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Ankara to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Baku
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
ATA Airlines Iran
Website
ataair.ir
Flights from Ankara to Tabriz via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Van
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
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
$6 - $8
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Tatvan
Ave. Duration
25 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Van to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $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
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
Other operators
Taxi from Tatvan to Van
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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