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There are 14 ways to get from Germany to Turkey by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) TXL - IST

$64 - $336

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Fly Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) DUS - IST

$62 - $249

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Fly Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) STR - IST

$63 - $216

Fly Munich to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) MUC - IST

$81 - $186

Fly Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5 h 58 min

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

$80 - $240

Fly Cologne Bonn to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) CGN - IST

$97 - $289

Fly Hamburg to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) HAM - IST

$71 - $246

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) SXF - SAW

$65 - $423

Train, bus  •  34 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$214 - $266

Bus Arda Tur  •  37 h 33 min

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

$112 - $138

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  38 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul

$143 - $169

Bus via Burgas  •  42 h 38 min

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

$126 - $140

Train, night train  •  46 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szolnok Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Szolnok to Arad Ic
  4. Take the train from Arad to Videle D
  5. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

$241 - $364

Drive  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Istanbul 1366.5 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Germany to Turkey is to fly which costs 55€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Turkey is to fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Istanbul via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin and Haskovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 33 min.

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The distance between Germany and Turkey is 2334 km. The road distance is 2186.4 km.

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The best way to get from Germany to Turkey without a car is to train and bus which takes 34 h 59 min and costs 180€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Germany to Turkey, including transfers.

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Germany to Turkey bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Berlin station.

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The best way to get from Germany to Turkey is to fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs 55€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 37 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Germany to Turkey bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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  • Distance: 1459 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Germany and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Onur Air and eight other airlines fly from Berlin to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Istanbul via S+U Zoologischer Garten/Jebensstr., S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, Berlin, and Haskovo in around 37 h 33 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Munich to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul Ataturk via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Munich to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Munich to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Munich to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul Ataturk via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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 Berlin Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szolnok to Arad
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Berlin to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Bus from Berlin to Burgas
Ave. Duration
33 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
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
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
29 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
racicbg.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Germany to Turkey is 2186 km. It takes approximately 20 h 59 min to drive from Germany to Turkey.

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Onur Air, Air Serbia, AtlasGlobal and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Germany to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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