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

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Fly to Nice  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Nice (NCE) IST - NCE

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Fly to Marseille, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Marseille (MRS) IST - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Antibes

Train, bus  •  37h 56m

  1. Take the train from Halkali to Kapikule
  2. Take the train from Kapikule to Plovdiv 492
  3. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Nice Airport

Bus, train  •  41h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ec
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Dijon Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Dijon to Antibes Tgv

Bus  •  41h 21m

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

Drive, car train  •  44h 53m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Edirne
  2. Take the car train from Edirne to Villach Hbf/Bbf
  3. Drive from Villach Hbf/Bbf to Antibes

Drive  •  21h 43m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Antibes 2295 km

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Antibes is to fly which costs 2.000 ₺ - 3.700 ₺ and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Antibes is to fly which costs 2.000 ₺ - 3.700 ₺ and takes 5h 3m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Antibes is 1814 km. The road distance is 2295 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Antibes without a car is to train and bus which takes 37h 56m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Istanbul to Antibes, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Antibes is to fly which takes 5h 3m and costs 2.000 ₺ - 3.700 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3.300 ₺ - 4.900 ₺ and takes 41h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Antibes is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 2:45 PM in Istanbul and 1:45 PM in Antibes.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Antibes is 2295 km. It takes approximately 21h 43m to drive from Istanbul to Antibes.

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Aegean Airlines, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Nice Airport.

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  • Distance: 1813.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 3m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Antibes, France?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Istanbul to Antibes every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Antibes via Otogar, Istanbul, Sofia, Nice, and Nice Ville in around 41h 21m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €700
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Istanbul to Marseille via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €650
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Zuerich Hb to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Train from Dijon to Antibes
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Kapikule to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
€4 - €6
1st Class
€5 - €7
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
OptimaExpress
Phone
+49 89 54880111
Email
info@optimatours.de
Website
optimatours.de
Car train from Edirne to Villach Hbf/Bbf
Ave. Duration
34h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
optimatours.de
Bus operators
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
27h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Schedules at
matpu.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Nice
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€170 - €230
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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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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