There are 12 ways to get from Istanbul to Antwerp by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train 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.

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Brussels (BRU) IST - BRU

$91 - $334

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Brussels (BRU) SAW - BRU

$113 - $779

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Amsterdam (AMS) IST - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$101 - $276

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Amsterdam (AMS) SAW - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$113 - $391

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Charleroi, shuttle  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Charleroi (CRL) SAW - CRL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Crowne Plaza Antwerpen

$97 - $425

Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  38 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  4. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$253 - $341

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  41 h 10 min

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

$120 - $212

Bus KARAT-S, train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Köln
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  4. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$290 - $329

Night train, train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  6. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$345 - $532

Bus Transmarian  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Brăila
  2. Take the bus from Brăila to Antwerp

Drive, train  •  26 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  4. Drive from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Antwerp

$394 - $579

Drive  •  25 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Antwerp 1638 miles

$340 - $500

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Antwerp via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 10 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Antwerp is 2191 km. The road distance is 2620.8 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Antwerp without a car is to bus and train which takes 38 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Istanbul to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Antwerp bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Antwerp is to fly which takes 6 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 41 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 25 min.

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Istanbul to Antwerp bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Antwerp is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 3:17 PM in Istanbul and 2:17 PM in Antwerp.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Antwerp is 2621 km. It takes approximately 25 h 9 min to drive from Istanbul to Antwerp.

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  • Distance: 1369.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Antwerp, Belgium?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Istanbul to Antwerp hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Antwerp via Sofia in around 41 h 10 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam via Antalya
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
My Super Shuttle
Email
info@mysupershuttle.be
Website
mysupershuttle.be
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Crowne Plaza Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
mysupershuttle.be
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$260 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas to Köln
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$214
Schedules at
karat-s.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Brăila
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Brăila to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
36 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro

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