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There are 12 ways to get from Barcelona to Turkey by plane, train, bus, ferry 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.

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Fly to Istanbul  •  6h 23m

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

Cheapest option

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7h 55m

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

10 alternative options

Fly to Antalya  •  7h 56m

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

Fly to Konya  •  9h 18m

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

Fly to Izmir  •  9h 8m

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

Fly to Ankara  •  8h 28m

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

Train, bus  •  37h 14m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf 60
  4. Take the bus from Salzburg to Istanbul

Bus  •  43h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sofia 0800
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul Otogari

Bus, train  •  46h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Plovdiv
  2. Take the train from Plovdiv to Halkali 493/12501

Bus, train via Sofia  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Halkali 493/12501

Ferry, drive  •  41h 9m

  1. Take the ferry from Barcellona to Civitavecchia Esbcn - Itcvv
  2. Drive from Civitavecchia to Istanbul

Drive  •  27h 30m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Istanbul 2930.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Turkey is to bus and train which costs €105 - €115 and takes 46h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Barcelona to Turkey is to fly. Taking this option will cost €110 - €350 and takes 6h 23m.

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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 train and bus which takes 37h 14m and costs €270 - €380.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m 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 23m and costs €110 - €350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €95 - €150 and takes 43h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Turkey is 1h ahead of Barcelona. It is currently 8:30 AM in Barcelona and 9:30 AM 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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Tarom, Tunisair, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 2784.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Tarom and six other airlines fly from Barcelona to Istanbul every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Istanbul via Sofia, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 43h 29m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.200 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.600 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.800 ₺ - 17.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
3.800 ₺ - 17.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.700 ₺ - 17.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.400 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.900 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.600 ₺ - 19.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.800 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.400 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.000 ₺ - 18.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.900 ₺ - 19.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 15.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
3.100 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via London Luton
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
3.100 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 21.000 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4.600 ₺ - 19.000 ₺
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
5.000 ₺ - 20.000 ₺
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
3.900 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
3.300 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
4.300 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.800 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
3.500 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
1.500 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
1st Class
1.700 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Halkali
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 260 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
170 ₺ - 210 ₺
1st Class
210 ₺ - 260 ₺
Train from Sofia to Halkali
Ave. Duration
11h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 330 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
220 ₺ - 270 ₺
1st Class
270 ₺ - 330 ₺
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Salzburg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 950 ₺
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
400 ₺ - 600 ₺
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
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
1.400 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 350 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Barcelona to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
37h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1.607 ₺
Schedules at
dary.bg
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
4.000 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Barcellona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €2 - €6.

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