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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Adana by plane, ferry, train, bus or car

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Fly from Istanbul  •  1h 51m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Adana (ADA) IST - ADA

355 ₺ - 463 ₺

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Train  •  13h 54m

  1. Take the train from Bakırköy to Konya Yht
  2. Take the train from Konya to Adana Toros Ekspresi

52 ₺ - 71 ₺

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Ferry to Sabiha Gokcen, fly  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the ferry from Eminönü Ferry Terminal to Kadıköy
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Adana (ADA) SAW - ADA

145 ₺ - 221 ₺

Train via Pendik  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the train from Pendik to Konya Yht
  2. Take the train from Konya to Adana Toros Ekspresi

57 ₺ - 73 ₺

Bus  •  13h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Adana

133 ₺ - 249 ₺

Bus via Bursa  •  16h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Bursa to Adana

162 ₺ - 259 ₺

Drive  •  10h 12m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Adana 930.3 km

850 ₺ - 1.300 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Adana is to train which costs 50 ₺ - 75 ₺ and takes 13h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Adana is to fly which costs 350 ₺ - 470 ₺ and takes 1h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Istanbul to Adana. However, there are services departing from Halkali and arriving at Adana via Pendik and Konya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 28m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Adana is 710 km. The road distance is 930.3 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Adana without a car is to train via Pendik which takes 13h 28m and costs 55 ₺ - 75 ₺.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from Istanbul to Adana, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Adana train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), depart from Pendik station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Adana is to fly which takes 1h 51m and costs 350 ₺ - 470 ₺. Alternatively, you can train via Pendik, which costs 55 ₺ - 75 ₺ and takes 13h 28m, you could also bus, which costs 130 ₺ - 250 ₺ and takes 13h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Adana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Istanbul to Adana train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), arrive at Adana station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Adana.
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  • Distance: 709.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 51m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Adana, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Adana every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Istanbul to Adana via ISTANBUL(Pendik), Pendik, and Konya in around 13h 28m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Adana
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 470 ₺
Flights from Istanbul to Adana via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 470 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 290 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 290 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 310 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana via Ercan
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 310 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana via Bodrum
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 310 ₺
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Adana
Ave. Duration
12h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 210 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 65 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
55 ₺ - 75 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Adana
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 180 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18 ₺ - 26 ₺
Website
Huntur
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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Adana is 930 km. It takes approximately 10h 12m to drive from Istanbul to Adana.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Airport to Adana Airport.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Adana. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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