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There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Astana by plane, bus, car ferry, train, ferry, 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  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Astana (TSE) IST - TSE

$152 - $403

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  4 days 21h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ungheni
  3. Take the train from Ungheni to Moskva Kievskaja
  4. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Astana D

$119 - $230

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train  •  4 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
  2. Take the car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi
  3. Take the train from Sochi to Petropavlovsk D
  4. Take the train from Petropavlovsk to Astana D

$137 - $239

Ferry, train  •  4 days 15h

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the ferry from Haydarpaşa to Chernomorsk
  3. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Moskva Kievskaja D
  4. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Astana D

$147 - $311

Ferry, car ferry, bus, train  •  4 days 17h

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the car ferry from Haydarpaşa to Illichivsk
  3. Take the bus from Odessa to Belgorod
  4. Take the train from Belgorod to Petropavlovsk D
  5. Take the bus from Petropavl to Astana

$167 - $296

Drive  •  2 days 17h

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Astana 3056.1 miles

$600 - $950

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Astana is to night train and train which costs 650 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 4 days 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Astana is to fly which costs 850 ₺ - 2.300 ₺ and takes 8h 14m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Astana is 3411 km. The road distance is 4889.7 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Astana without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 4 days 4h and costs 750 ₺ - 1.400 ₺.

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It takes approximately 8h 14m to get from Istanbul to Astana, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Astana Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 45m.

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Astana is 3h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 6:03 AM in Istanbul and 9:03 AM in Astana.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Astana is 4890 km. It takes approximately 2 days 17h to drive from Istanbul to Astana.

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Turkish Airlines, SCAT, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Astana Airport.

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There are 747+ hotels available in Astana. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Astana.
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  • Distance: 2132 miles
  • Duration: 8h 14m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Astana, Kazakhstan?

Air Astana, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from Istanbul to Astana every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana via Almaty
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana via Aktau
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,900
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Sochi to Petropavlovsk
Ave. Duration
2 days 15h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Astana
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Belgorod to Petropavlovsk
Ave. Duration
2 days 5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Petropavlovsk to Astana
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
railways.kz
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Moskva Kievskaja
Ave. Duration
28h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Odessa to Belgorod
Ave. Duration
20h 21m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Petropavl to Astana
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ferry operators
Olympia Line
Website
olympia-line.ru
Car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
in-sochi.ru
Şehir Hatları
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Haydarpaşa to Chernomorsk
Ave. Duration
29h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
ukrferry.com
Lux
$200
Suite
$170
Standard
$145
Economy
$85

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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