There are 7 ways to get from Iran to Turkey by plane, car, bus, train or taxi

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 Tabriz to Istanbul  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Tabriz (TBZ) to Istanbul (IST) TBZ - IST

$124 - $345

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Bus  •  36 h

  1. Take the bus from Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal to Istanbul

$50

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Drive to Hakkari Yüksekova, fly to Istanbul  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Urmia to Hakkari Yüksekova
  2. Fly from Hakkari Yüksekova (YKO) to Istanbul (IST) YKO - IST

$244 - $500

Drive to Hakkari Yüksekova, fly to Ankara  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Urmia to Hakkari Yüksekova
  2. Fly from Hakkari Yüksekova (YKO) to Ankara (ESB) YKO - ESB

$115 - $401

Fly Tehran Imam Khomeini to Adana  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) to Adana (ADA) IKA - ADA

$102 - $338

Train, taxi  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Tehran station to Tabriz 489
  2. Take the train from Tabriz to Van
  3. Take a taxi from Van to Tatvan
  4. Take the train from Tatvan to Ankara
  5. Take the train from Ankara to Pendik Yht

Drive  •  30 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Tehrān to Istanbul 1530.4 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Iran to Turkey is to bus which costs $50 and takes 36 h.

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The quickest way to get from Iran to Turkey is to fly which costs $120 - $350 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal and arriving at Istanbul. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 36 h.

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The distance between Iran and Turkey is 1746 km. The road distance is 2448.7 km.

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The best way to get from Iran to Turkey without a car is to bus which takes 36 h and costs $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Iran to Turkey, including transfers.

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Iran to Turkey bus services, operated by Seiro Safar, depart from Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Iran to Turkey is to fly which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 and takes 36 h.

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The quickest flight from Tabriz Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Iran to Turkey bus services, operated by Seiro Safar, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Map of how to get from Iran to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 1091.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

What companies run services between Iran and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Tabriz to Istanbul once daily. Alternatively, Seiro Safar operates a bus from Tehrān to Istanbul once a week. Tickets cost $50 and the journey takes 36 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tabriz to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Hakkari Yüksekova to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Hakkari Yüksekova to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Hakkari Yüksekova to Ankara
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Tehran Imam Khomeini to Adana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Tehran Imam Khomeini to Adana
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Tehran Imam Khomeini to Adana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Tehran Imam Khomeini to Adana via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Phone
021- 55122417
Email
info@raja.ir
Website
raja.ir
Train from Tehran station to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
raja.ir
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Tabriz to Van
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $13
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Tatvan to Ankara
Ave. Duration
24 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Pendik
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Seiro Safar
Website
seirosafar.ir
Bus from Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
seirosafar.ir
Other operators
Taxi from Van to Tatvan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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Turkey is 30 min behind Iran. It is currently 8:21 AM in Iran and 7:51 AM in Turkey.

Yes, the driving distance between Iran to Turkey is 2449 km. It takes approximately 30 h 36 min to drive from Iran to Turkey.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Tabriz Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iran to Tabriz Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $3 - $4.

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