There are 11 ways to get from Cyclades to Istanbul by plane, ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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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Fly Syros Island to Istanbul Ataturk  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Syros Island (JSY) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) JSY - IST

$51 - $155

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Ferry to Athens, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the ferry from Syros to Rafina
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ATH - IST

$99 - $262

Fly Syros Island to Alexandroupolis, bus  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Syros Island (JSY) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) JSY - AXD
  2. Take the bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari

$96 - $336

Ferry to Athens, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Syros to Rafina
  2. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) ATH - SAW

$111 - $326

Fly Syros Island to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Syros Island (JSY) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) JSY - SAW

$63 - $259

Car ferry, Catamaran to Bodrum, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Syros to Patmos
  2. Take the Catamaran from Patmos to Bodrum
  3. Fly from Bodrum (BJV) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BJV - IST

$108 - $316

Car ferry, bus MetroTurizm  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Syros to Karlovasi
  2. Take the car ferry from Karlovasi to Siğacık
  3. Take the bus from Seferihisar to İzmir
  4. Take the bus from Kemalpasa to Yalova
  5. Take the car ferry from Yalova to Yenikapı

Car ferry, bus Crazy Holidays  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Syros to Piraeus Nissos Mykonos
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar

$90 - $126

Ferry, bus  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Take the ferry from Syros to Rafina Paros Jet
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar

$81 - $129

Ferry, car ferry, carferry, bus  •  23 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Syros to Mykonos
  2. Take the car ferry from Mykonos to Mytilene
  3. Take the carferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  4. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari

$147 - $234

Ferry, drive, car ferry  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the ferry from Syros to Rafina
  2. Drive from Rafina to Laurio
  3. Take the car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
  4. Drive from Kavala to Istanbul

$228 - $323

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cyclades and Istanbul is 530 km.

The best way to get from Cyclades to Istanbul without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 15 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Cyclades to Istanbul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Syros Island Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Cyclades. It is currently 6:59 PM in Cyclades and 6:59 PM in Istanbul.

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Sky Express offer flights from Syros Island Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2274+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cyclades to Syros Island Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cyclades to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 331.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Cyclades, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

Sky Express , Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines fly from Cyclades to Istanbul twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Syros Island to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Athens to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Syros Island to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Athens to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Athens to Istanbul Ataturk via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Syros Island to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Syros Island to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Syros Island to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Syros Island to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kemalpasa to Yalova
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Seferihisar to İzmir
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Syros to Rafina
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Syros to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Syros to Patmos
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $95
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$70 - $95
CABIN A3 outside
$55 - $70
CABIN A4 outside
$55 - $70
Economy
$29 - $34
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Patmos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$49
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Syros to Karlovasi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$40 - $60
Business
$56
Car ferry from Syros to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$30 - $45
Business
$41
Car ferry from Mykonos to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$70 - $120
Business
$114
4 bed inside cabin
$98
Car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$100 - $140
Business
$136
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Karlovasi to Siğacık
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yalova to Yenikapı
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
jaletour.com

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