There are 5 ways to get from Crimea to Istanbul by taxi, plane, bus, ferry, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Krasnoperekops’k to Kherson
  2. Fly from Kherson (KHE) to Istanbul (IST) KHE - IST

$149 - $658

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Bus Metro Georgia  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Simferopol to Krasnodar
  2. Take the bus from Krasnodar-1 to Tbilisi
  3. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul

$75 - $96

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Simferopol to Rostov-on-Don
  2. Take the bus from Rostov-on-Don to Odessa
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
  4. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$112 - $168

Bus, ferry  •  3 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Simferopol to Rostov-na-Donu
  2. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
  3. Take the ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
  4. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$139 - $252

Drive, car ferry  •  31 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Simferopol to Illichivsk
  2. Take the car ferry from Illichivsk to Haydarpaşa

$127 - $147

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crimea to Istanbul is to bus which costs 2 100 ₴ - 2 700 ₴ and takes 2 days 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Crimea to Istanbul is to taxi and fly which costs 4 100 ₴ - 19 000 ₴ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crimea to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Kuibysheva Square and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Simferopol, Rostov-on-Don, Odessa Central Bus and Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1 h.

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The distance between Crimea and Istanbul is 633 km.

The best way to get from Crimea to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 11 h and costs 2 100 ₴ - 2 700 ₴.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Crimea to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Crimea to Istanbul bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, depart from Simferopol station.

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The quickest flight from Kherson Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Crimea to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 395.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Crimea, Ukraine and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Simferopol to Istanbul via Bus Station, Simferopol, Krasnodar, Krasnodar-1, Tbilisi, Istanbul, Samandira Tesis, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kherson to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Bus operators
MiminoTrans Ge
Bus from Krasnodar-1 to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
14 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
facebook.com
Metro Georgia
Website
geometro.ge
Bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
geometro.ge
Book at
geometro.ge
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Simferopol to Rostov-on-Don
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Simferopol to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
13 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
Ave. Duration
39 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Rostov-on-Don to Odessa
Ave. Duration
32 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Ferry operators
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
Ave. Duration
29 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
ukrferry.com
Lux
$200
Suite
$170
Standard
$145
Economy
$85
Şehir Hatları
Other operators
Taxi from Krasnoperekops’k to Kherson
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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