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

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  3 h 25 min

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

$30 - $174

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari

$13 - $22

3 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 40 min

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

$23 - $108

Bus Kamil Koc  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bodrum to Bursa
  2. Take the bus from Bursa Otogar to Istanbul Otogari

$14 - $32

Drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Bodrum to Istanbul 437 miles

$90 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Bodrum to Istanbul is to bus which costs 70 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 13 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bodrum to Istanbul is to fly which costs 160 ₺ - 1.000 ₺ and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bodrum and Istanbul is 461 km. The road distance is 699.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bodrum to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 41 min and costs 80 ₺ - 180 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min 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 3 h 25 min and costs 160 ₺ - 1.000 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80 ₺ - 180 ₺ and takes 12 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Bodrum Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bodrum to Istanbul is 699 km. It takes approximately 8 h 40 min 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 2424+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bodrum to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 288.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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

AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines fly from Bodrum to Istanbul 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bodrum to Istanbul via Bursa Otogar, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 12 h 41 min.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Bursa
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bursa Otogar to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
huntur.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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