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There are 14 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Turkey by plane, train, bus, night train, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Manchester to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) MAN - IST

$99 - $343

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Fly Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) MAN - SAW

$86 - $567

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Fly Manchester to Izmir  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Izmir (ADB) MAN - ADB

$89 - $563

Fly Manchester to Antalya  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Antalya (AYT) MAN - AYT

$122 - $817

Fly Manchester to Ankara  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Ankara (ESB) MAN - ESB

$150 - $564

Train to Birmingham, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BHX - IST

$146 - $522

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) LHR - IST

$199 - $481

Bus, train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Constanta Ir / ...
  4. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

Train, bus, night train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
  4. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$214 - $257

Bus and ferry, night train, bus  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Bucharest
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Istanbul

$117 - $198

Bus and ferry, train, night train, bus  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Ploiești
  2. Take the train from Ploiesti Sud to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir / ...
  3. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Çerkezköy
  4. Take the bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  34 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Istanbul

$720 - $975

Drive, car ferry  •  31 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Istanbul

$454 - $672

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Turkey is to bus and ferry and night train and bus which costs £90 - £160 and takes 2 days 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Turkey is to fly which costs £90 - £650 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Rusholme Ctr and arriving at Istanbul via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Station and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Turkey is 2020 miles.

The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Turkey without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 3 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Greater Manchester to Turkey, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Turkey bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 5 min.

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

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Turkey is 3 h ahead of Greater Manchester. It is currently 9:44 PM in Greater Manchester and 12:44 AM in Turkey.

Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 2020.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Greater Manchester to Istanbul hourly.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Antalya via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Ankara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Bodrum
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Birmingham to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,700
Flights from Manchester to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,900
Flights from Manchester to Antalya via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,900
Flights from Manchester to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,800
Flights from Manchester to Ankara via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,800
Flights from Birmingham to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Birmingham to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Izmir
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Antalya
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul Ataturk via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Izmir
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Antalya
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Izmir via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Antalya
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Manchester to Ankara via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Constanta
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Ploiesti Sud to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Çerkezköy
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Website
bdz.bg
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$165
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Ruse to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
45 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators

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