There are 13 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Turkey by plane, train, bus, night train 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 Frankfurt to Istanbul  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Istanbul (IST) FRA - IST

$77 - $237

12 alternative options

Fly Frankfurt to Izmir  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Izmir (ADB) FRA - ADB

$97 - $397

Fly Frankfurt to Antalya  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Antalya (AYT) FRA - AYT

$111 - $482

Fly Frankfurt to Ankara  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Ankara (ESB) FRA - ESB

$114 - $409

Fly Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) FRA - SAW

$80 - $192

Fly Frankfurt to Kayseri  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Kayseri (ASR) FRA - ASR

$107 - $178

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Istanbul  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Istanbul (IST) STR - IST

$104 - $271

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Istanbul  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Istanbul (IST) NUE - IST

$123 - $334

Train, bus  •  32 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$189 - $222

Bus Georg  •  37 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Istanbul

$109 - $379

Bus EAAA  •  42 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Istanbul

$113 - $158

Train, night train  •  44 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  3. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$282 - $405

Drive  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul 1397.1 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Turkey is to fly which costs 65€ - 170€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Turkey is to fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Turkey is 2405 km. The road distance is 2235.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Turkey, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Istanbul via Haskovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Turkey?

Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Istanbul via Haskovo in around 37 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Izmir via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Ankara via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Kayseri via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Kayseri via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $350
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Nuremberg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,600
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Nuremberg to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Izmir via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Kayseri
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Kayseri via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Frankfurt to Kayseri via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Nuremberg to Istanbul via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Kayseri
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Nuremberg to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Ankara via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Beirut
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $4,900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,100
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$107
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Frankfurt to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
28 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Frankfurt to Burgas
Ave. Duration
34 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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