There are 7 ways to get from Iași to Istanbul by plane, night train, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) IAS - IST

689 ₺ - 1.280 ₺

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Train, night train  •  26h 19m

  1. Take the train from Iaşi to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A IR: Iaşi - Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali Bosphor Express

237 ₺ - 461 ₺

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Night train, bus  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the night train from Nicolina to Constanţa IR: Iaşi - Mangalia / ...
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

270 ₺ - 482 ₺

Bus via Galați  •  20h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Drăgușeni to Galaţi
  2. Take the bus from Galaţi to Istanbul - Aksaray

Train, bus  •  21h 53m

  1. Take the train from Nicolina to Galaţi IR: Cluj Napoca - Galaţi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Galaţi to Istanbul - Aksaray

272 ₺ - 485 ₺

Bus  •  27h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Iasi Bus Station Codreanu to Chişinău Southern Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Chişinău Southern Bus Station to Istanbul

297 ₺ - 537 ₺

Drive  •  14h 22m

  1. Drive from Iași to Istanbul 1068.6 km

900 ₺ - 1.400 ₺

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iași to Istanbul is to train and night train which costs $35 - $70 and takes 26h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Iași to Istanbul is to fly which costs $100 - $190 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iași to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Iași and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Drăgușeni and Galaţi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 54m.

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The distance between Iași and Istanbul is 693 km. The road distance is 1068.6 km.

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The best way to get from Iași to Istanbul without a car is to night train and bus which takes 19h 48m and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Iași to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Iași to Istanbul bus services, operated by Stefu Ion SRL, depart from Drăgușeni station.

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The best way to get from Iași to Istanbul is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs $100 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus via Galați, which costs and takes 20h 54m.

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There is no direct flight from Iasi Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Iași to Istanbul bus services, operated by TransEvren, arrive at Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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Map of how to get from Iași to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 692.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Iași, Romania and Istanbul, Turkey?

Tarom, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Iași to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iași to Istanbul via Drăgușeni and Galaţi in around 20h 54m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Iasi to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Flights from Iasi to Istanbul Ataturk via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
Flights from Iasi to Istanbul Ataturk via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
490 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Iasi to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Night train from Nicolina to Constanţa
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80 ₺ - 250 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
80 ₺ - 100 ₺
1st Class
210 ₺ - 250 ₺
Train from Nicolina to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40 ₺ - 140 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
40 ₺ - 55 ₺
1st Class
120 ₺ - 140 ₺
Train from Iaşi to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 210 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
65 ₺ - 85 ₺
1st Class
180 ₺ - 210 ₺
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 190 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
120 ₺ - 150 ₺
1st Class
150 ₺ - 190 ₺
Bus operators
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 240 ₺
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 350 ₺
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Stefu Ion SRL
Phone
+4-0758-843.080
Website
stefuion.autogari.ro
Bus from Drăgușeni to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
stefuion.autogari.ro
Trans Bus Codreanu
Phone
0724242722
Website
transbuscodreanu.ro
Bus from Iasi Bus Station Codreanu to Chişinău Southern Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
63 ₺
Schedules at
transbuscodreanu.ro
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău Southern Bus Station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 470 ₺
Schedules at
92.115.181.24

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Yes, the driving distance between Iași to Istanbul is 1069 km. It takes approximately 14h 22m to drive from Iași to Istanbul.

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Wizz Air, Blue Air, Turkish Airlines and Tarom offer flights from Iasi Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 3252+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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