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

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 from Istanbul  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Antalya (AYT) IST - AYT

$28 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Antalya

$9 - $18

5 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Antalya (AYT) SAW - AYT

$20 - $103

Bus Kamil Koc  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Umraniye to Antalya

$15 - $23

Ferry, train, bus  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the train from Pendik to Eskişehir Yht
  3. Take the train from Eskişehir to Sandikli
  4. Take the bus from Sandıklı to Antalya

$9 - $19

Rideshare  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from İstanbul to Antalya 428.6 miles

$20

Drive  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Antalya 429 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Antalya is to bus which costs 50 ₺ - 110 ₺ and takes 12 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Antalya is to fly which costs 170 ₺ - 1.000 ₺ and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Antalya is 481 km. The road distance is 686.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Istanbul to Antalya, including transfers.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Istanbul and Antalya. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar

Map of how to get from Istanbul to Antalya.
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  • Distance: 300.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

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

AtlasGlobal, Onur Air and Turkish Airlines fly from Istanbul to Antalya hourly. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Antalya hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 11 h 29 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Istanbul to Antalya via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $180
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $210
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Eskişehir
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Eskişehir to Sandikli
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Antalya
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sandıklı to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Antalya
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Umraniye to Antalya
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Sandıklı to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Antalya
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Sandıklı to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from İstanbul to Antalya
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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