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

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  2h 54m

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

568 ₺ - 764 ₺

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  26h 50m

  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

83 ₺ - 109 ₺

4 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4h 4m

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

559 ₺ - 581 ₺

Bus  •  18h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Erzurum to Istanbul Otogar

94 ₺ - 248 ₺

Bus via Erzurum  •  19h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Erzurum to Istanbul Otogari

144 ₺ - 290 ₺

Drive  •  16h 15m

  1. Drive from Erzurum to Istanbul 1232.4 km

1.000 ₺ - 1.600 ₺

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Erzurum to Istanbul is to train and ferry which costs 80 ₺ - 110 ₺ and takes 26h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Erzurum to Istanbul is to fly which costs 550 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 2h 54m.

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The distance between Erzurum and Istanbul is 1049 km. The road distance is 1232.4 km.

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The best way to get from Erzurum to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 18h 33m and costs 90 ₺ - 250 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m 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 2h 54m and costs 550 ₺ - 800 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90 ₺ - 250 ₺ and takes 18h 33m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Erzurum to Istanbul is 1232 km. It takes approximately 16h 15m 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 2812+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Erzurum to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 1049.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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 Otogar once daily. Tickets cost 90 ₺ - 250 ₺ and the journey takes 18h 19m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Erzurum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 ₺ - 800 ₺
Flights from Erzurum to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 ₺ - 800 ₺
Flights from Erzurum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
476 ₺
Flights from Erzurum to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
476 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Erzurum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
453 ₺
Train operators
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
19h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 290 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Erzurum to Erzurum Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs 85 ₺ - 110 ₺.

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