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

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Fly  •  4h 15m

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

$122 - $320

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Train, night train  •  25h 30m

  1. Take the train from Nicolina to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali Bosphor Express

$43 - $55

5 alternative options

Night train, bus  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the night train from Iasi to Constanta D
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$48 - $67

Bus TransEvren  •  20h 54m

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

Train, bus  •  21h 58m

  1. Take the train from Nicolina to Galati(RO) Ir
  2. Take the bus from Galaţi to Istanbul - Aksaray

$44 - $69

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  27h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău
  2. Take the bus from Chişinău station to Istanbul

$53 - $108

Drive  •  14h 22m

  1. Drive from Iași to Istanbul 667.9 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Iași to Istanbul is to train and night train which costs $40 - $60 and takes 25h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Iași to Istanbul is to fly which costs $120 - $320 and takes 4h 15m.

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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 20h 10m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m 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 15m and costs $120 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, 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: 432.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

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
$90 - $490
Flights from Iasi to Istanbul Ataturk via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Iasi to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Night train from Iasi to Constanta
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Nicolina to Galati(RO)
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Nicolina to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Iași to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
autogara.md

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Iași. It is currently 11:20 AM in Iași and 12:20 PM in Istanbul.

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

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There are 2536+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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