There are 6 ways to get from Erzurum to Istanbul by plane, bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Istanbul  •  2 h 59 min

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

$87 - $308

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

$18 - $22

4 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 4 min

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

$60 - $173

Bus MetroTurizm  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Erzurum to Aşkale
  2. Take the bus from Aşkale to Istanbul Otogari

$27 - $37

Bus  •  18 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Erzurum to Istanbul

$21 - $28

Drive  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Erzurum to Istanbul 772.9 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Erzurum to Istanbul is to train and ferry which costs 85 ₺ - 110 ₺ and takes 26 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erzurum to Istanbul is to fly which costs 420 ₺ - 1.500 ₺ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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

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

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Erzurum to Istanbul 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erzurum to Istanbul via Aşkale, Aşkale, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 17 h 1 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Erzurum to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Erzurum to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 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
Flights from Erzurum to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
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
$10 - $13
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Pendik
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Erzurum to Aşkale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Erzurum to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
18 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Aşkale to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları

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