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There are 11 ways to get from Barcelona to Turkey by plane, bus, night bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Istanbul  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Istanbul (IST) BCN - IST

910 ₺ - 2.365 ₺

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Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BCN - SAW

648 ₺ - 2.281 ₺

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Fly to Antalya  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Antalya (AYT) BCN - AYT

1.216 ₺ - 3.955 ₺

Fly to Izmir  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Izmir (ADB) BCN - ADB

1.374 ₺ - 2.963 ₺

Fly to Konya  •  9h 31m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Konya (KYA) BCN - KYA

801 ₺ - 2.598 ₺

Fly to Ankara  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Ankara (ESB) BCN - ESB

799 ₺ - 2.727 ₺

Bus, night bus  •  42h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sofia 0800
  2. Take the night bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari Sofia - Istanbul

805 ₺ - 1.054 ₺

Bus via Sofia  •  47h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul Otogari

713 ₺ - 1.006 ₺

Bus  •  47h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

1.001 ₺ - 1.031 ₺

Car ferry, drive  •  41h 9m

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Drive from Civitavecchia to Istanbul

2.845 ₺ - 4.298 ₺

Drive  •  27h 30m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Istanbul 2930.5 km

2.700 ₺ - 3.900 ₺

Spain → Turkey
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International entry into Turkey from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Iran in the past 14 days. Iran land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Spain

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Turkey

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Turkey from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Turkey is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Turkey is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Turkey is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

Yes, entry into Spain from Turkey is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Turkish Embassy.

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Turkey is to bus via Sofia which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 47h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Barcelona to Turkey is to fly. Taking this option will cost 100€ - 280€ and takes 6h 26m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Turkey is 2784 km. The road distance is 2930.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Turkey without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 42h 59m and costs 90€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Barcelona to Turkey, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Turkey is to fly which takes 6h 26m and costs 100€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus via Sofia, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 47h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 30m.

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Turkey is 1h ahead of Barcelona. It is currently 6:42 PM in Barcelona and 7:42 PM in Turkey.

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Turkey is 2930 km. It takes approximately 27h 30m to drive from Barcelona to Turkey.

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Lufthansa, Tarom and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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  • Distance: 2784.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Tarom and Lufthansa fly from Barcelona to Istanbul 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Istanbul via Sofia, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 47h 44m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 4.100 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 4.300 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 4.800 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 3.500 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 3.800 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 3.300 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.300 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 9.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Bucharest Otopeni, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 3.700 ₺
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 4.700 ₺
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via London Luton
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 3.500 ₺
Bus operators
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Night bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 ₺ - 80 ₺
Website
Huntur
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
35h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 850 ₺
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90 ₺ - 140 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Barcelona to Burgas
Ave. Duration
41h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
918 ₺
Schedules at
dary.bg
Burgas Bus
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 800 ₺
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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