There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam by plane, bus, train, night train, car or car train

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  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) IST - AMS

96€ - 257€

7 alternative options

Bus, train via Cologne  •  38h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

213€ - 278€

Bus via Sarajevo  •  40h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sarajevo
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Amsterdam

107€ - 162€

Bus, train  •  41h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Salzburg
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Woergl Hbf Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Woergl Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Night train, train  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

169€ - 261€

Bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
  2. Take the bus from Burgas Bus Station South to Duisburg Mercatorstrasse
  3. Take the bus from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Amstel

155€ - 214€

Drive, car train  •  31h 30m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Villach
  2. Take the car train from Villach to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam

265€ - 425€

Drive  •  25h 20m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Amsterdam 2675.1 km

350€ - 550€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Netherlands

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Netherlands. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Netherlands.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving Turkey are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 3/31/2020

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Netherlands relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Netherlands, please check government recommendations.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Netherlands. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Netherlands, please check government recommendations.

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam is to bus via Sarajevo which costs 800 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 40h 22m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 700 ₺ - 2.000 ₺ and takes 4h 20m.

More details

The distance between Istanbul and Amsterdam is 2211 km. The road distance is 2675.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam without a car is to bus and train via Cologne which takes 38h 39m and costs 1.600 ₺ - 2.200 ₺.

More details

It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs 700 ₺ - 2.000 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus via Sarajevo, which costs 800 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 40h 22m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

Search flights

Amsterdam is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 1:27 PM in Istanbul and 12:27 PM in Amsterdam.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Amsterdam is 2675 km. It takes approximately 25h 20m to drive from Istanbul to Amsterdam.

Get driving directions

KLM, AtlasGlobal, LOT and six other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

Search flights

Map of how to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 2210.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Turkish Airlines, KLM and nine other airlines fly from Istanbul to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Otogar, Istanbul, and Sarajevo in around 40h 22m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 490€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 430€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 310€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
10h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Woergl Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
11h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Videle
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
15€ - 18€
1st Class
18€ - 23€
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Villach to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
67€
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
41€
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
62€
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Burgas Bus
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas Bus Station South to Duisburg Mercatorstrasse
Ave. Duration
40h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Karat-S

Want to know more about travelling around Netherlands

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 2186+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details

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

More details