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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Beijing by plane, bus, train, car ferry, 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  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Beijing Capital (PEK) IST - PEK

$225 - $285

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Bus, train, night train  •  7 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Chisinau
  3. Take the train from Chisinau to Moskva Kievskaja D
  4. Take the night train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Peking D

$218 - $474

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Kyiv
  3. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Moscow Central Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Moscow Shchyolkovskaya to Vladimir
  5. Take the train from Vladimir to Erljan
  6. Take the bus from Erenhot to Beijing Xinfadi Bus Terminal

$736 - $1,139

Bus, car ferry, train  •  7 days 11 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 Moskva Kasanskaja D
  4. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Beijing

$658 - $1,170

Ferry, train  •  7 days 19 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 Iaroslavskaja to Beijing

$652 - $1,191

Night train, train  •  8 days 0 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  3. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Moskva Kievskaja D
  4. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Beijing

$649 - $1,147

Drive  •  4 days 14 h

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Beijing 5779.1 miles

$1,100 - $1,800

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Beijing is to fly which costs 1.200 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 12 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Beijing is to fly which costs 1.200 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 12 h 34 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Beijing is 7056 km. The road distance is 9246.6 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Beijing without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 days 7 h and costs 4.100 ₺ - 6.500 ₺.

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It takes approximately 12 h 34 min to get from Istanbul to Beijing, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Beijing Capital Airport is the direct flight which takes 9 h 15 min.

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Beijing is 5 h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 1:13 PM in Istanbul and 6:13 PM in Beijing.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Beijing is 9247 km. It takes approximately 4 days 14 h to drive from Istanbul to Beijing.

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Turkish Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Azerbaijan Airlines and eight other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Beijing Capital Airport.

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There are 1388+ hotels available in Beijing. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 4410.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 34 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Beijing, China?

Turkish Airlines, China Southern Airlines and 15 other airlines fly from Istanbul to Beijing hourly.

Airlines
Turkmenistan Airlines
Website
flyturkmenistanairlines.eu
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital via Ashgabat
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital via Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital via Doha
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $700
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Beijing Capital via Almaty
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Vladimir to Erljan
Ave. Duration
4 days 12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Beijing
Ave. Duration
5 days 9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$550 - $1,000
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Sochi to Moskva Kasanskaja
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$30 - $50
2nd Class (Kupé)
$55 - $85
Night train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Peking
Ave. Duration
5 days 7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odessa Gl. to Moskva Kievskaja
Ave. Duration
23 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Moskva Kievskaja
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Moskva Kievskaja
Ave. Duration
28 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
KarpatExpress
Website
karpatexpres.com
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Moscow Central Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$67 - $71
Schedules at
karpatexpres.com
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Moscow Shchyolkovskaya to Vladimir
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Erenhot to Beijing Xinfadi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
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
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L
Phone
+40 743 420 420
Email
rezervari@mirtrans-express.com
Website
mirtrans-express.com
Bus from Constanta to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
mirtrans-express.com
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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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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