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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  8 h 14 min

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

$152 - $403

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry, train  •  4 days 4 h

  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 Ufa
  4. Take the train from Ufa to Astana D

$138 - $255

4 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  4 days 15 h

  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

$149 - $314

Night train, train  •  5 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 Moskva Belorusskaja R / ...
  4. Take the train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Astana D

$269 - $443

Ferry, bus, train  •  5 days 7 h

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the ferry from Haydarpaşa to Chernomorsk
  3. Take the bus from Odessa to Millerovo
  4. Take the train from Millerowo to Petropavlovsk D
  5. Take the bus from Petropavl to Astana

$169 - $351

Drive  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Astana 3056.1 miles

$600 - $950

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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 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min 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 4 h 45 min.

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Astana is 3 h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 4:03 AM in Istanbul and 7:03 AM in Astana.

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

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

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There are 758+ hotels available in Astana. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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

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

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

Turkish Airlines, Air Astana 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
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana via Almaty
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
SCAT
Website
scat.kz
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana via Aktau
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,900
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana via Shimkent
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,900
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Astana via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Sochi to Ufa
Ave. Duration
47 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$35 - $60
2nd Class (Kupé)
$70 - $110
Train from Ufa to Astana
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Kasanskaja to Astana
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Millerowo to Petropavlovsk
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
28 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
16 h 12 min
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 Millerovo
Ave. Duration
31 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Petropavl to Astana
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
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
5 h 30 min
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
29 h 1 min
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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