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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Istanbul  •  3h 11m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) IST - GYD

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Night bus  •  21h 48m

  1. Take the night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Baku

5 alternative options

Train to Sabiha Gokcen, fly  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Yenikapi to Tersane
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) SAW - GYD

Bus to Kutahya, fly  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Degirmenkoy
  2. Fly from Kutahya (KZR) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) KZR - GYD

Bus to Çorlu, fly  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Sultankoy
  2. Fly from Çorlu (TEQ) to Baku Heydar Aliyev (GYD) TEQ - GYD

Bus  •  37h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Baku

Drive  •  29h 46m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) 2199.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) is to night bus which costs 236 ₺ and takes 21h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) is to fly which takes 3h 11m and costs 2.200 ₺ - 3.700 ₺.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD). However, there are services departing from Istanbul - Aksaray and arriving at Baku Airport via 28 May station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 48m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) is 1775 km. The road distance is 2199.5 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) without a car is to bus which takes 37h 39m and costs 800 ₺ - 1.200 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD), including transfers.

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Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) bus services, operated by Luks Istanbul, depart from Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) is to fly which takes 3h 11m and costs 2.200 ₺ - 3.700 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 800 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 37h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) bus services, operated by Luks Istanbul, arrive at Baku station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD).
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  • Distance: 1774.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD), Azerbaijan?

Turkish Airlines, Azerbaijan Airlines and Pegasus Airlines fly from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Alpar Turizm operates a bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Baku 6 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 36h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Kutahya to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Çorlu to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Ankara, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Çorlu to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Ankara, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Kutahya to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Kutahya to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Sabiha Gokcen, Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Gazipasa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Çorlu to Baku Heydar Aliyev via Ankara, Izmir
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Train operators
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Degirmenkoy
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Sultankoy
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
MetroTurizm
Luks Istanbul
Phone
+90544 210 2535
Website
luksistanbul.com
Night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Baku
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
luksistanbul.com

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Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) is 1h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 2:39 PM in Istanbul and 3:39 PM in Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD).

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD) is 2199 km. It takes approximately 29h 46m to drive from Istanbul to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD).

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Azerbaijan Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Baku Heydar Aliyev Airport (GYD). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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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