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There are 7 ways to get from Bodrum to Istanbul by bus, plane, ferry or car

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Bus to Bodrum, fly to Istanbul  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bodrum to Güvercinlik
  2. Fly from Bodrum (BJV) to Istanbul (IST) BJV - IST

470 ₺ - 833 ₺

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Bus  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari

120 ₺ - 169 ₺

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Bus to Bodrum, fly to Sabiha Gokcen, ferry  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Bodrum to Güvercinlik
  2. Fly from Bodrum (BJV) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BJV - SAW
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Eminönü Ferry Terminal

224 ₺ - 523 ₺

Bus to Dalaman, fly to Istanbul  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Bodrum to Dalaman
  2. Fly from Dalaman (DLM) to Istanbul (IST) DLM - IST

488 ₺ - 994 ₺

Bus to Dalaman, fly to Sabiha Gokcen, ferry  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Bodrum to Dalaman
  2. Fly from Dalaman (DLM) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) DLM - SAW
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Eminönü Ferry Terminal

282 ₺ - 554 ₺

Bus via Çine  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Bodrum to Çine
  2. Take the bus from Çine to Istanbul Alibeyköy

157 ₺ - 222 ₺

Drive  •  7h 2m

  1. Drive from Bodrum to Istanbul 696.7 km

600 ₺ - 950 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Bodrum to Istanbul is to bus which costs 120 ₺ - 170 ₺ and takes 13h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Bodrum to Istanbul is to bus and fly which costs 470 ₺ - 850 ₺ and takes 3h 20m.

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The distance between Bodrum and Istanbul is 461 km. The road distance is 696.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bodrum to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 13h 24m and costs 120 ₺ - 170 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Bodrum to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bodrum Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bodrum to Istanbul is 697 km. It takes approximately 7h 2m to drive from Bodrum to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Bodrum Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 10436+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Bodrum to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 461.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari 3 times a day. Tickets cost 110 ₺ - 170 ₺ and the journey takes 13h 10m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240 ₺ - 900 ₺
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 650 ₺
Flights from Dalaman to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Flights from Dalaman to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 650 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 420 ₺
Flights from Dalaman to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 550 ₺
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Güvercinlik
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40 ₺ - 55 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Dalaman
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 ₺ - 85 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Çine
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 70 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Çine to Istanbul Alibeyköy
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 150 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Güvercinlik
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10 ₺ - 15 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 170 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
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