There are 6 ways to get from Imbros Gorge to Istanbul by plane, ferry, bus, car ferry, shuttle or bus and ferry

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  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Chania (CHQ) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) CHQ - IST

$167 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  31 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Chania to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Otogar

$84 - $113

4 alternative options

Ferry, Catamaran, bus  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the ferry from Rethymno to Santorini
  2. Take the Catamaran from Santorini to Piraeus
  3. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar

$222 - $306

Carferry, bus  •  26 h 58 min

  1. Take the carferry from Chania to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar

$117 - $221

Ferry, car ferry, carferry, bus  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Take the ferry from Rethymno to Mykonos
  2. Take the car ferry from Mykonos to Mytilene
  3. Take the carferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  4. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari

$204 - $311

Private transfer, Ferry, bus  •  31 h 18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chora Sfakion to Irakleion Airport
  2. Take the Ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
  3. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar

$235 - $670

Questions & Answers

The distance between Imbros Gorge and Istanbul is 765 km.

The best way to get from Imbros Gorge to Istanbul without a car is to ferry and Catamaran and bus which takes 24 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Imbros Gorge to Istanbul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chania Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Sky Express , Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Chania Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2274+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Imbros Gorge to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 478.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

What companies run services between Imbros Gorge, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and six other airlines fly from Imbros Gorge to Istanbul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Chania to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Chania to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Chania to Istanbul Ataturk via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
B&S Transfers
Phone
+30 697 32 04 923
Email
info@crete-taxi-service.com
Website
crete-taxi-service.com
Shuttle from Chora Sfakion to Irakleion Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Schedules at
crete-taxi-service.com
Luxurious Taxi
$174
Minivan
$244
Minibus
$360
KTEL Chanion-Rethymnou S.A
Phone
2821 091288
Website
e-ktel.com
Bus and ferry from Chania to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
e-ktel.com
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Rethymno to Santorini
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Ferry from Santorini to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $100
Ferry from Rethymno to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Chania to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$75 - $110
CABIN A3 outside
$65 - $80
CABIN A4 outside
$65 - $80
Economy
$35 - $45
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mykonos to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$70 - $120
Business
$115
4 bed inside cabin
$99
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
jaletour.com
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Ferry from Heraklion to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$92
Aircraft-type seats
$101
2 bed inside cabin
$245
3 bed outside cabin
$190 - $240

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