There are 10 ways to get from Istanbul to Íos by bus, car ferry, ferry, train, car or plane

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

Bus, Catamaran  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Ios Super Jet

$118 - $173

Cheapest option

Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry  •  25 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Ios

$56 - $148

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Bus, ferry  •  23 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
  2. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios Flyingcat 4 / ...

$125 - $183

Bus, train, ferry  •  26 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
  2. Take the train from Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι to Θεσσαλονίκη
  3. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Σκα
  4. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios

$183 - $269

Bus Crazy Holidays, car ferry  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
  2. Take the car ferry from Piraeus to Ios

Drive, car ferry, ferry  •  24 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kavala
  2. Take the car ferry from Kavala to Laurio
  3. Drive from Laurio to Rafina
  4. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios

$234 - $337

Fly Istanbul to Paros, ferry  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Paros (PAS) IST - PAS
  2. Take the ferry from Paros to Ios

$121 - $351

Fly Istanbul to Mykonos, ferry  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Mykonos (JMK) IST - JMK
  2. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Ios

$119 - $465

Fly Istanbul to Athens, ferry  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Athens (ATH) IST - ATH
  2. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios

$103 - $276

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Athens, ferry  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Athens (ATH) SAW - ATH
  2. Take the ferry from Rafina to Ios

$116 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Íos is to bus and car ferry which costs 260 ₺ - 750 ₺ and takes 25 h.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Íos is to fly and ferry which costs 550 ₺ - 2.300 ₺ and takes 8 h 58 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Íos is 572 km.

It takes approximately 22 h 2 min to get from Istanbul to Íos, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Íos, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Íos. However, you can take the Metro to Otogar, take the walk to Istanbul Otogar, take the bus to Athens, take the walk to Στ.Υπεραστικων, take the line 420 bus to Γουναρη, take the walk to Piraeus, then take the Catamaran to Ios. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Istanbul to Íos via Otogar, Istanbul Otogar, Athens, Σταθ.Υπερασ.Λεωφ.Κηφισου, Αερολιμενασ Αθηνων(Τερμα), Athens Airport, Rafina Bus Station, and Rafina in around 23 h 8 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Paros via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Istanbul to Paros via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Paros via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Paros via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Istanbul to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Mykonos
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Σκα
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Dedeagac
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Rafina to Ios
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Ferry from Paros to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $85
Ferry from Mykonos to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Rafina to Ios
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$60 - $85
Business
$84
Car ferry from Kavala to Laurio
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$100 - $140
Business
$138
Ferry from Mykonos to Ios
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$29 - $40
Business
$37
Blue Star Ferries
Zante Ferries
Phone
(+30) 210 4100211
Website
zanteferries.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Ios
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
zanteferries.gr

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