There are 5 ways to get from Bodrum to Istanbul by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  3h 30m

  1. Fly from Bodrum (BJV) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BJV - IST

350 ₺ - 1.908 ₺

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Bus  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari

121 ₺ - 170 ₺

3 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Bodrum (BJV) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BJV - SAW

148 ₺ - 842 ₺

Bus via Çine  •  13h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Bodrum to Çine
  2. Take the bus from Çine to Gemlik
  3. Take the bus from Gemlik to Istanbul

172 ₺ - 277 ₺

Drive  •  8h 30m

  1. Drive from Bodrum to Istanbul 703.9 km

600 ₺ - 900 ₺

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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 fly which costs 350 ₺ - 2.000 ₺ and takes 3h 30m.

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The distance between Bodrum and Istanbul is 461 km. The road distance is 703.9 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 30m to get from Bodrum to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bodrum to Istanbul is to fly which takes 3h 30m and costs 350 ₺ - 2.000 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120 ₺ - 170 ₺ and takes 13h 24m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bodrum to Istanbul is 704 km. It takes approximately 8h 30m to drive from Bodrum to Istanbul.

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AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Bodrum Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2812+ 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 30m

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

Turkish Airlines and AtlasGlobal fly from Bodrum to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, 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
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
200 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 170 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
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 Gemlik
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 130 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gemlik to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 75 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr

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The best way to get from Bodrum to Bodrum Airport is to shuttle which takes 40 min and costs 9 ₺ - 18 ₺.

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