There are 13 ways to get from Barcelona to Turkey by plane, train, bus, car 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 Ataturk  •  6 h 14 min

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

$93 - $608

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Fly to Izmir  •  8 h 20 min

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

$113 - $208

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 44 min

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

$100 - $712

Fly to Antalya  •  8 h 19 min

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

$106 - $183

Fly to Ankara  •  9 h 12 min

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

$94 - $239

Fly to Konya  •  9 h 24 min

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

$153 - $559

Train, bus  •  43 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station Tgv
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to München Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$359 - $406

Train, bus via Paris Nord RER  •  45 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Graz Hbf Ec
  4. Take the bus from Graz to Istanbul

$426 - $553

Bus Yubim  •  45 h 30 min

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

$165 - $232

Bus Georg  •  2 days 1 h

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

$303 - $386

Bus Dary Commerce  •  2 days 2 h

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

$145 - $157

Carferry, drive  •  41 h 35 min

  1. Take the carferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Drive from Civitavecchia to Istanbul

$404 - $598

Drive  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Istanbul 1837.1 miles

$370 - $550

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 30 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Turkey is 2784 km. The road distance is 2939.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Turkey without a car is to train and bus which takes 43 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Barcelona to Turkey, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Turkey bus services, operated by Yubim, depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Turkey is to fly which takes 6 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 45 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Barcelona to Turkey bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Turkey is 2 h ahead of Barcelona. It is currently 4:34 AM in Barcelona and 5:34 AM in Turkey.

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Turkey is 2939 km. It takes approximately 27 h 51 min to drive from Barcelona to Turkey.

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  • Distance: 1740.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Tarom and six other airlines fly from Barcelona to Istanbul every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Istanbul via Sofia in around 45 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Konya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,300
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,400
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Ankara via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via London Luton
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul Ataturk via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Antalya via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Strasbourg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$92
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Graz to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
35 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $350
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
matpu.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Barcelona to Burgas
Ave. Duration
42 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$122
Schedules at
dary.bg
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
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com

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Tarom, Air Algérie, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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