There are 8 ways to get from Antalya to Istanbul by plane, bus, train, ferry, rideshare 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 Antalya to Istanbul  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Antalya (AYT) to Istanbul (IST) AYT - IST

$29 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus Kamil Koc  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Antalya to Istanbul

$18 - $30

6 alternative options

Fly Antalya to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Antalya (AYT) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) AYT - SAW

$22 - $103

Bus to Isparta, fly to Istanbul  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Antalya to Burdur
  2. Fly from Isparta (ISE) to Istanbul (IST) ISE - IST

$49 - $275

Bus MetroTurizm  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Antalya to Alibeyköy

$23 - $34

Bus, train, ferry  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Antalya to Dinar
  2. Take the train from Dinar to Eskişehir
  3. Take the train from Eskişehir to Pendik
  4. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$18 - $26

Rideshare  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Antalya to İstanbul 434.8 miles

$21

Drive  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Antalya to Istanbul 434.9 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Antalya, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

AtlasGlobal, Turkish Airlines and Onur Air fly from Antalya to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, Kamil Koc operates a bus from Antalya to Istanbul 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 10 h 56 min. MetroTurizm also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Antalya to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Antalya to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Flights from Isparta to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Antalya to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $180
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Antalya to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Antalya to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Antalya to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $210
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Dinar to Eskişehir
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Eskişehir to Pendik
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Burdur
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Dinar
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Burdur
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Alibeyköy
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Phone
0212313800010
Email
info@sehirhatlari.istanbul
Website
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Antalya to İstanbul
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Antalya to Istanbul?

The distance between Antalya and Istanbul is 481 km. The road distance is 696 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Antalya to Istanbul?

The cheapest way to get from Antalya to Istanbul is to rideshare which costs 85 ₺ and takes 10 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Antalya to Istanbul?

The quickest way to get from Antalya to Istanbul is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 110 ₺ - 650 ₺.

How long does it take to get from Antalya to Istanbul?

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Antalya to Istanbul, including transfers.