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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 Ataturk  •  3 h 39 min

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

$28 - $153

Cheapest option

Ferry, train, bus  •  15 h 19 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

$12 - $20

5 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 58 min

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

$20 - $104

Bus MetroTurizm  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Antalya

$13 - $20

Bus Kamil Koc  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sandıklı
  2. Take the bus from Sandıklı to Antalya

$18 - $26

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

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Antalya is to bus which costs 70 ₺ - 120 ₺ and takes 12 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Antalya is to fly which costs 150 ₺ - 900 ₺ 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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The best way to get from Istanbul to Antalya without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 32 min and costs 70 ₺ - 120 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min 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 3 h 39 min and costs 150 ₺ - 900 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70 ₺ - 120 ₺ and takes 12 h 32 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Antalya is 686 km. It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to drive from Istanbul to Antalya.

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

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There are 344+ hotels available in Antalya. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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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 every 2 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 11 h 29 min. Kamil Koc also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $180
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 - $3
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sandıklı to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Sandıklı
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Sandıklı to Antalya
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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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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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 Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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