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There are 13 ways to get from Bremen to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, car train, night bus, night train or car

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Fly Bremen to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BRE - IST

$101 - $283

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Train to Hamburg, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) HAM - IST

$75 - $289

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Train to Hannover, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) HAJ - IST

$108 - $368

Fly Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BRE - SAW

$113 - $405

Train to Hamburg, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) HAM - SAW

$77 - $273

Train to Hannover, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) HAJ - SAW

$135 - $442

Train, bus  •  35h 28m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$233 - $305

Car train, bus  •  37h 42m

  1. Take the car train from Bremen Hbf to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof Uex 1397
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg to Istanbul

$153 - $220

Bus  •  41h 25m

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

$100 - $200

Bus, night bus  •  45h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Hamburg N17 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Plovdiv Central Bus Station South
  3. Take the night bus from Plovdiv Central Train Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari

Train, night train  •  47h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad Ic
  5. Take the train from Arad to Videle D
  6. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

$329 - $492

Car train, drive  •  28h 6m

  1. Take the car train from Bremen Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof Uex 1397
  2. Drive from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Istanbul

$268 - $438

Drive  •  23h 12m

  1. Drive from Bremen to Istanbul 1534.3 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Bremen to Istanbul is to fly which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bremen to Istanbul is to fly which costs 85€ - 250€ and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bremen to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Bremen and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 25m.

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The distance between Bremen and Istanbul is 2019 km. The road distance is 2454.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 35h 28m and costs 200€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Bremen to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Bremen to Istanbul bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Bremen station.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5h 50m and costs 85€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 180€ and takes 41h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Bremen Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Bremen to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 1261.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Bremen, Germany and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Bremen to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bremen to Istanbul via Sofia in around 41h 25m.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hannover to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Hannover to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bremen to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul Ataturk via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hannover to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hannover to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Izmir
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Antalya
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Hamburg to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hannover to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bremen to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Hamburg to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Hannover to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hannover to Istanbul Ataturk via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Hannover to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Train operators
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
HVV
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Bremen Hbf to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
Car train from Bremen Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
28h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Salzburg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Union Ivkoni
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bremen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Plovdiv Central Bus Station South
Ave. Duration
34h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Night bus from Plovdiv Central Train Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr

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More Questions & Answers

Istanbul is 2h ahead of Bremen. It is currently 11:07 AM in Bremen and 1:07 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Bremen to Istanbul is 2455 km. It takes approximately 23h 12m to drive from Bremen to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Bremen Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2536+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Bremen Airport is to line 6 tram which takes 10m and costs .

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