There are 14 ways to get from Germany 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 Berlin Tegel to Istanbul  •  5 h 53 min

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

$64 - $349

Cheapest option

Fly Dusseldorf to Istanbul  •  5 h 52 min

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

$63 - $233

12 alternative options

Fly Munich to Izmir  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Izmir (ADB) MUC - ADB

$81 - $216

Fly Stuttgart to Istanbul  •  5 h 57 min

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

$65 - $211

Fly Frankfurt to Istanbul  •  6 h 3 min

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

$80 - $240

Fly Hamburg to Istanbul  •  6 h 10 min

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

$74 - $250

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Istanbul  •  5 h 56 min

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

$93 - $289

Train to Salzburg, fly to Istanbul  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Istanbul (IST) SZG - IST

$106 - $310

Train, bus  •  34 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$231 - $304

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  37 h

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

$88 - $190

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  40 h 4 min

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

$140 - $151

Train, night train  •  47 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  4. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$331 - $500

Bus EAAA  •  47 h 39 min

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

$126 - $188

Drive  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Istanbul 1366.5 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Germany to Turkey is to fly which costs 50€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Turkey is to fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs 65€ - 190€.

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The distance between Germany and Turkey is 2334 km. The road distance is 2186 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Germany to Turkey, including transfers.

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

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What companies run services between Germany and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Onur Air and nine other airlines fly from Berlin to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Istanbul via Sofia in around 37 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul via Adana
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Munich to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Munich to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Munich to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
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 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 Dusseldorf to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul via Adana
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Salzburg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Munich to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Munich to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Munich to Izmir via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Munich to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Munich to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
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
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Istanbul via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
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 - $22
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
$109
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Union Ivkoni
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $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
$117
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
matpu.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Berlin to Burgas
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
rta.government.bg

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