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

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Fly  •  4h 24m

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

73€ - 223€

7 alternative options

Bus, train via Munich  •  38h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

225€ - 295€

Bus  •  43h 30m

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

91€ - 183€

Bus, train  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas Bus Station South to Duisburg Mercatorstrasse
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

Night train, train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Lokoshaza
  3. Take the train from Lököshaza to Budapest-Keleti D / ...
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Rj
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Amsterdam Centraal

300€ - 448€

Bus via Galați  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi
  2. Take the bus from Galaţi to Amsterdam

Drive, car train  •  31h 16m

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

262€ - 421€

Drive  •  25h 20m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Amsterdam 1671.9 miles

350€ - 550€

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 470 ₺ - 1.500 ₺ and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 470 ₺ - 1.500 ₺ and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Amsterdam via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 30m.

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

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam without a car is to bus and train via Munich which takes 38h 30m and costs 1.400 ₺ - 2.000 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs 470 ₺ - 1.500 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 43h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 30m.

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Istanbul to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 1381.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

Turkish Airlines, KLM and 10 other airlines fly from Istanbul to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Sofia in around 43h 30m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 400€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 410€
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
1000€ - 3100€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 600€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
10h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
180€ - 270€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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
79€
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
33h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Karat-S
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro

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Amsterdam is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 1:34 PM in Istanbul and 12:34 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.

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

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There are 2589+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 85€ per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31m and costs 100 ₺ - 130 ₺.

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