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

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Fly from Istanbul

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Antalya

Train to Sabiha Gokcen, fly

  1. Take the train from Yenikapi to Tersane
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Antalya (AYT)

Bus via Istanbul Samandira Tesis

  1. Take the bus from Samandira Tesis to Antalya

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Istanbul Söğütlüçeşme to Eskişehir
  2. Take the train from Eskişehir to Dinar
  3. Take the bus from Dinar to Antalya

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from İstanbul to Antalya

Drive

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Antalya
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Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
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COVID-19 help in Turkey

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 184

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Yes, travel within Turkey is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Antalya is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Antalya is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Antalya is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

Last updated: 25 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Antalya is to train and bus which costs 150 ₺ - 250 ₺ and takes 14h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Antalya is to fly which costs 1.200 ₺ - 3.900 ₺ and takes 1h 56m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Antalya is 481 km. The road distance is 694.5 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Antalya without a car is to bus which takes 12h 46m and costs 85 ₺ - 490 ₺.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Istanbul to Antalya, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Antalya is to fly which takes 1h 56m and costs 1.200 ₺ - 3.900 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85 ₺ - 490 ₺ and takes 12h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Antalya Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Antalya is 695 km. It takes approximately 8h 40m to drive from Istanbul to Antalya.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Airport to Antalya Airport.

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There are 274+ hotels available in Antalya. Prices start at 1.750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Antalya.
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  • Distance: 480.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 56m

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Antalya hourly. Alternatively, Kamil Koc operates a bus from Istanbul to Antalya hourly. Tickets cost 85 ₺ - 170 ₺ and the journey takes 12h 11m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Istanbul to Antalya via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 5.000 ₺
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Yenikapi to Tersane
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6 ₺ - 12 ₺
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train from Istanbul Söğütlüçeşme to Eskişehir
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 ₺ - 80 ₺
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train from Eskişehir to Dinar
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 ₺ - 80 ₺
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Email
kamilkoc@kamilkoc.com.tr
Website
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Antalya
Ave. Duration
12h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85 ₺ - 170 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Dinar to Antalya
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 ₺ - 80 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Antalya
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
240 ₺ - 480 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Samandira Tesis to Antalya
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 480 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Antalya
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
90 ₺ - 410 ₺
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from İstanbul to Antalya
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
307 ₺
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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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.

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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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