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There are 6 ways to get from Cappadocia to Istanbul by plane, bus, train, ferry or car

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Fly Nevsehir to Istanbul Ataturk  •  2h 54m

  1. Fly from Nevsehir (NAV) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) NAV - IST

$52 - $276

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Bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Goreme to Istanbul Otogari

$13 - $22

4 alternative options

Fly Nevsehir to Sabiha Gokcen  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Nevsehir (NAV) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) NAV - SAW

$45 - $140

Bus to Kayseri, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Göreme to Kayseri
  2. Fly from Kayseri (ASR) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ASR - IST

$29 - $121

Bus, train, ferry  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Göreme to Konya
  2. Take the train from Konya to Pendik
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$16 - $22

Drive  •  8h 36m

  1. Drive from Cappadocia to Istanbul 462.2 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Cappadocia to Istanbul is to bus which costs 70 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Cappadocia to Istanbul is to fly which costs 290 ₺ - 1.600 ₺ and takes 2h 54m.

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The distance between Cappadocia and Istanbul is 567 km. The road distance is 739.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cappadocia to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 9h 30m and costs 70 ₺ - 130 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Cappadocia to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cappadocia to Istanbul is to fly which takes 2h 54m and costs 290 ₺ - 1.600 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Nevsehir Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cappadocia to Istanbul is 740 km. It takes approximately 8h 36m to drive from Cappadocia to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Nevsehir 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 Cappadocia to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 354.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Cappadocia, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Cappadocia to Istanbul twice daily. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Cappadocia to Istanbul 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $22 and the journey takes 9h 16m. Kamil Koc also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Nevsehir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Nevsehir to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Flights from Kayseri to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Kayseri to Istanbul Ataturk via Izmir
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Konya to Pendik
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Göreme to Kayseri
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Göreme to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Göreme to Konya
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Goreme to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları

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The best way to get from Cappadocia to Nevsehir Airport is to taxi which takes 44m and costs 120 ₺ - 150 ₺.

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