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

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 via Umraniye  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Umraniye to Bodrum
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Sými

57€ - 67€

Cheapest option

Car ferry, train, bus, Catamaran  •  20h 39m

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma
  2. Take the train from Bandırma to Basmane
  3. Take the train from Basmane to Söke
  4. Take the bus from Soke to Bodrum
  5. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Sými

52€ - 66€

5 alternative options

Bus, Catamaran  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Sými

53€ - 62€

Drive, Catamaran, car ferry  •  14h 21m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Marmaris
  2. Take the Catamaran from Marmaris to Rhodes
  3. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Sými

138€ - 234€

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Bodrum, Catamaran  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Bodrum (BJV) IST - BJV
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Sými

84€ - 215€

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum, Catamaran  •  9h 21m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Bodrum (BJV) SAW - BJV
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Sými

62€ - 141€

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman, shuttle, Catamaran, car ferry  •  10h 54m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dalaman (DLM) IST - DLM
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Dalaman Airport to Marmaris
  3. Take the Catamaran from Marmaris to Rhodes
  4. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Sými

104€ - 349€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Ano Symi is to bus and Catamaran which costs 340 ₺ - 410 ₺ and takes 17h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Ano Symi is to fly and Catamaran which costs 500 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 6h 44m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Ano Symi is 499 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Ano Symi without a car is to bus and Catamaran via Umraniye which takes 17h 15m and costs 360 ₺ - 440 ₺.

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It takes approximately 17h 15m to get from Istanbul to Ano Symi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Bodrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Onur Air, AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Bodrum Airport.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Ano Symi. Prices start at 50€ 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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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Ano Symi.
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  • Distance: 311.6 miles
  • Duration: 17h 15m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Ano Symi, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Ano Symi. However, you can take the Metro to Otogar, take the walk to Istanbul, take the bus to Umraniye, take the bus to Bodrum, take the walk to Bodrum, take the Catamaran to Sými, then take the walk to Ano Symi. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Istanbul to Ano Symi via Otogar, Istanbul Otogari, Bodrum, Bodrum, and Sými in around 17h 55m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 390€
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 210€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 410€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 410€
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
17€ - 150€
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 430€
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 240€
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Bandırma to Basmane
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train from Basmane to Söke
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1€
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Umraniye to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Söke to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Soke to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Shuttle from Dalaman Airport to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
1€ - 4€
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
Ferry operators
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Sými
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
42€
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Ferry from Marmaris to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
1€ - 9€
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Dodekanisos Seaways
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Rhodos to Sými
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 75€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
CABIN A2 outside
55€ - 75€
CABIN A3 outside
44€ - 49€
CABIN A4 outside
44€ - 49€
Economy
17€ - 20€

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