There are 5 ways to get from Erzurum to Istanbul by plane, bus, train, ferry or car

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Erzurum (ERZ) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ERZ - IST

$86 - $307

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  26 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Erzurum to Ankara
  2. Take the train from Ankara to Pendik Yht
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$16 - $20

3 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Erzurum (ERZ) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) ERZ - SAW

$58 - $171

Bus  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Erzurum to Istanbul

$18 - $26

Drive  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Erzurum to Istanbul 772.9 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The distance between Erzurum and Istanbul is 1049 km. The road distance is 1236.7 km.

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The best way to get from Erzurum to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Erzurum to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Erzurum to Istanbul is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Erzurum Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Erzurum to Istanbul is 1237 km. It takes approximately 16 h 20 min to drive from Erzurum to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Erzurum 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 Erzurum to Erzurum Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Erzurum to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 655.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Erzurum to Istanbul 5 times a day. Alternatively, Kamil Koc operates a bus from Erzurum to Istanbul twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 18 h 1 min. MetroTurizm also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Erzurum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Erzurum to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Erzurum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Erzurum to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Erzurum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Erzurum to Ankara
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Pendik
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Erzurum to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları

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