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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Karakorum by plane, taxi or car

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Fly Istanbul to Ulan Bator, taxi  •  13h 41m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Ulan Bator (ULN) IST - ULN
  2. Take a taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum

$423 - $813

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Fly Istanbul to Uliastai, drive  •  2 days 1h

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Uliastai (ULZ) IST - ULZ
  2. Drive from Uliastai to Karakorum

Taxi to Kutahya, fly to Ulan Bator, taxi  •  24h 54m

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Kutahya
  2. Fly from Kutahya (KZR) to Ulan Bator (ULN) KZR - ULN
  3. Take a taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum

$462 - $870

Taxi to Sabiha Gokcen, fly to Ulan Bator, taxi  •  19h 48m

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sabiha Gokcen
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Ulan Bator (ULN) SAW - ULN
  3. Take a taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum

$523 - $1,021

Drive  •  4 days 14h

  1. Drive from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Karakorum 8248.9 km

$1,000 - $1,600

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The most affordable way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Karakorum is to fly and taxi, which costs 3.000 ₺ - 6.000 ₺ and takes 13h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Karakorum is to fly and taxi which costs 3.000 ₺ - 6.000 ₺ and takes 13h 41m.

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The distance between Istanbul Airport (IST) and Karakorum is 5714 km. The road distance is 8248.9 km.

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It takes approximately 13h 41m to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Karakorum, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Ulan Bator Airport is the direct flight which takes 8h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul Airport (IST) to Karakorum is 8249 km. It takes approximately 4 days 14h to drive from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Karakorum.

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Turkish Airlines and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Ulan Bator Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Karakorum. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Karakorum.
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  • Distance: 5714.3 km
  • Duration: 13h 41m

What companies run services between Istanbul Airport (IST), Turkey and Karakorum, Mongolia?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Karakorum. However, you can fly to Ulan Bator then take the taxi to Karakorum. Alternatively, you can fly to Uliastai then take the drive to Karakorum.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ulan Bator
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Kutahya to Ulan Bator via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ulan Bator via Ankara, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ulan Bator via Samsun, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ulan Bator via Antalya, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ulan Bator via Adana, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ulan Bator via Izmir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ulan Bator via Dalaman, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ulan Bator via Nevsehir, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Istanbul to Ulan Bator via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Kutahya to Ulan Bator via Istanbul, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
MIAT
Website
miat.com
Flights from Kutahya to Ulan Bator via Istanbul, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ulan Bator via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Aero Mongolia
Website
aeromongolia.mn
Flights from Istanbul to Uliastai via Ulan Bator, Altai
Ave. Duration
34h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Other operators
Taxi from Ulan Bator to Karakorum
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Ulaanbaatar Taxi
Phone
1900-1991
Website
facebook.com

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