• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Aran Islands by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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 to Shannon  •  10h 33m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Shannon (SNN) IST - SNN

207€ - 720€

6 alternative options

Fly to Dublin, train, travel  •  14h 4m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dublin (DUB) IST - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Westport
  3. Travel from Achill Sound, Achill Sound to Aran Islands

Fly to Knock, bus, travel  •  13h 23m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Knock (NOC) IST - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Westport
  3. Travel from Achill Sound, Achill Sound to Aran Islands

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Sofia
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to London Victoria Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  4. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station 720

220€ - 257€

Night train, bus and ferry, train, travel  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Sofia
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to London Victoria Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Galway
  5. Travel from Galway to Aran Islands

Drive, car train, travel  •  2 days 3h

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Villach Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the car train from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Hbf
  3. Travel from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aran Islands

Drive, car ferry, travel  •  2 days 8h

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Stinica
  2. Take the car ferry from Stinica to Rab
  3. Travel from Rab to Aran Islands

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Aran Islands is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 1.400 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 2 days 15h.

More details

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Aran Islands is to fly which costs 1.300 ₺ - 4.700 ₺ and takes 10h 33m.

More details

The distance between Istanbul and Aran Islands is 3167 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Aran Islands without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 15h and costs 1.400 ₺ - 1.700 ₺.

More details

It takes approximately 10h 33m to get from Istanbul to Aran Islands, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Shannon Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 55m and has one stopover.

Search flights

Aran Islands is 2h behind Istanbul. It is currently 10:25 AM in Istanbul and 8:25 AM in Aran Islands.

Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Shannon Airport.

Search flights

There are 203+ hotels available in Aran Islands. Prices start at 80€ per night.

More details

The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31m and costs 100 ₺ - 130 ₺.

More details

Map of how to get from Istanbul to Aran Islands.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1979.5 miles
  • Duration: 10h 33m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Aran Islands, Ireland?

Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from Istanbul to Aran Islands every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Knock via Malaga
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
260€ - 850€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Knock via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Knock via Chisinau, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 750€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
270€ - 1600€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 850€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Knock via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Knock via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 460€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 700€
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Knock via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Westport
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Heuston to Galway
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Irish Rail
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
Bus Éireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Westport
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 26€
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to London Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
33h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
144€
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Book at
National Express
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Ferry operators
Rapska Plovidba
Phone
+385 (0) 51 724 122
Email
rapska-plovidba@ri.t-com.hr
Website
rapska-plovidba.hr
Car ferry from Stinica to Rab
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 14€
Website
Rapska Plovidba
Adult
3€
Car
14€

Want to know more about travelling around Ireland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.