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There are 9 ways to get from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul by plane, train, car ferry, bus, night train, ferry or car

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Fly Chelyabinsk to Istanbul Ataturk  •  11h 7m

  1. Fly from Chelyabinsk (CEK) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) CEK - IST

$111 - $271

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Bus  •  3 days 20h

  1. Take the bus from Chelyabinsk to Ufa South 767
  2. Take the bus from Ufa to Vladikavkaz
  3. Take the bus from Vladikavkaz to Tbilisi
  4. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul

$105 - $145

7 alternative options

Fly Chelyabinsk to Sabiha Gokcen  •  13h 42m

  1. Fly from Chelyabinsk (CEK) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) CEK - SAW

$133 - $335

Train to Koltsovo, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Ekaterinburg Pass.
  2. Fly from Koltsovo (SVX) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SVX - IST

$195 - $576

Train, car ferry, bus  •  3 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Sochi D
  2. Take the car ferry from Sochi to Trabzon
  3. Take the bus from Trabzon to Istanbul Otogari

$127 - $217

Train, night train  •  3 days 19h

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Ekaterinburg Pass. D
  2. Take the train from Ekaterinburg Pass. to Orscha Central D
  3. Take the train from Orscha Central to Bereshti D
  4. Take the train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  5. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$109 - $209

Train, bus  •  3 days 19h

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Moskva Kurskaja D
  2. Take the bus from Moscow Central Bus Terminal to Chișinău Autogara Nord
  3. Take the bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Istanbul

$113 - $245

Train, bus, car ferry, ferry  •  4 days 20h

  1. Take the train from Tscheljabinsk to Rostov Glavnij D
  2. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
  3. Take the car ferry from Illichivsk to Haydarpaşa
  4. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$163 - $256

Drive  •  2 days 5h

  1. Drive from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul 2409.2 miles

$490 - $750

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The cheapest way to get from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul is to bus which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 9500 and takes 3 days 20h.

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The quickest way to get from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul is to fly which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 18000 and takes 11h 7m.

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The distance between Chelyabinsk and Istanbul is 2840 km. The road distance is 3854.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 3 days 17h and costs RUB 8000 - RUB 15000.

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It takes approximately 11h 7m to get from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul is to fly which takes 11h 7m and costs RUB 7000 - RUB 18000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 9500 and takes 3 days 20h.

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There is no direct flight from Chelyabinsk Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 35m and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 2h behind Chelyabinsk. It is currently 7:17 AM in Chelyabinsk and 5:17 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Chelyabinsk to Istanbul is 3855 km. It takes approximately 2 days 5h to drive from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul.

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Nordwind Airlines, Pobeda Airlines LLC and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Chelyabinsk Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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  • Distance: 1775.1 miles
  • Duration: 11h 7m

What companies run services between Chelyabinsk, Russia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Pobeda Airlines LLC and Nordwind Airlines fly from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul via Ufa South, Ufa, Vladikavkaz, Tbilisi, Samandira Tesis, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 3 days 20h.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Koltsovo to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Sabiha Gokcen via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Sabiha Gokcen via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Sabiha Gokcen via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Chelyabinsk to Sabiha Gokcen via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Koltsovo to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Koltsovo to Istanbul Ataturk via Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Ekaterinburg Pass.
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $18
2nd Class (Kupé)
$15 - $24
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Sochi
Ave. Duration
2 days 17h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$45 - $75
2nd Class (Kupé)
$90 - $140
Train from Ekaterinburg Pass. to Orscha Central
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Moskva Kurskaja
Ave. Duration
35h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$35 - $55
2nd Class (Kupé)
$60 - $95
Train from Tscheljabinsk to Rostov Glavnij
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$40 - $60
2nd Class (Kupé)
$75 - $110
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
16h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Moscow Central Bus Terminal to Chișinău Autogara Nord
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
Ave. Duration
39h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
autogara.md
Ufa Regional Transportation
Website
rb7.ru
Bus from Chelyabinsk to Ufa South
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
rb7.ru
Avazar Bus
Website
avazar-bus.am
Bus from Ufa to Vladikavkaz
Ave. Duration
44h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
avazar-bus.am
MiminoTrans Ge
Bus from Vladikavkaz to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
facebook.com
Metro Georgia
Website
geometro.ge
Bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
geometro.ge
Book at
geometro.ge
Ferry operators
Olympia Line
Website
olympia-line.ru
Car ferry from Sochi to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
in-sochi.ru
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