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There are 5 ways to get from Gaziantep to Istanbul by plane, ferry, taxi, bus or car

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Fly Gaziantep to Istanbul  •  2h 34m

  1. Fly from Gaziantep (GZT) to Istanbul (IST) GZT - IST

509 ₺ - 1.371 ₺

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Bus  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Gaziantep to Istanbul Otogari

104 ₺ - 275 ₺

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Fly Gaziantep to Sabiha Gokcen, ferry  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Gaziantep (GZT) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) GZT - SAW
  2. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Eminönü Ferry Terminal

243 ₺ - 521 ₺

Taxi to Kahramanmaras, fly to Istanbul  •  3h 10m

  1. Take a taxi from Gaziantep to Kahramanmaras
  2. Fly from Kahramanmaras (KCM) to Istanbul (IST) KCM - IST

846 ₺ - 2.028 ₺

Drive  •  12h 24m

  1. Drive from Gaziantep to Istanbul 1146.6 km

1.000 ₺ - 1.600 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Gaziantep to Istanbul is to bus which costs 100 ₺ - 280 ₺ and takes 17h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Gaziantep to Istanbul is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 2h 34m.

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The distance between Gaziantep and Istanbul is 850 km. The road distance is 1146.6 km.

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The best way to get from Gaziantep to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 17h 55m and costs 100 ₺ - 280 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 34m to get from Gaziantep to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Gaziantep to Istanbul is to fly which takes 2h 34m and costs 500 ₺ - 1.400 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100 ₺ - 280 ₺ and takes 17h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Gaziantep Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaziantep to Istanbul is 1147 km. It takes approximately 12h 24m to drive from Gaziantep to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Gaziantep Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 10436+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Gaziantep to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 850.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 34m

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Gaziantep to Istanbul 5 times a day. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Gaziantep to Istanbul Otogari once daily. Tickets cost 100 ₺ - 280 ₺ and the journey takes 17h 41m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Gaziantep to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Flights from Gaziantep to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 800 ₺
Flights from Gaziantep to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 800 ₺
Flights from Kahramanmaras to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Flights from Kahramanmaras to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
410 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Gaziantep to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 420 ₺
Flights from Gaziantep to Sabiha Gokcen via Ercan
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200 ₺ - 490 ₺
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gaziantep to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
17h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 280 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Gaziantep to Kahramanmaras
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 340 ₺
Taxi Gülkent
Phone
+90 532 100 99 33
Sanko Park Taxi
Phone
+90 342 338 72 78
Cumhuriyet Taxi
Phone
+90 342 339 44 04

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The best way to get from Gaziantep to Gaziantep Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs 65 ₺ - 85 ₺.

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