There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Beijing by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  12 h 19 min

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

$225 - $285

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Bus, train  •  7 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanța to Odessa Central Bus
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus Station to Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow
  4. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Beijing

$532 - $1,032

Bus, train via Kiev  •  7 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Kyiv
  3. Take the bus from Kiev to Moscow, Teply Stan
  4. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Beijing

$537 - $1,051

Bus, train via Graz Hbf  •  7 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Moskva Belorusskaja R / ...
  4. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Beijing

$755 - $1,285

Bus, train via Harbin Nangang  •  8 days 4 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 Central Bus Terminal to Nizhniy Novgorod
  5. Take the train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Harbin
  6. Take the bus from Harbin Nangang to Beijing

$603 - $1,117

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 1.400 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 12 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Beijing is to fly which costs 1.400 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 12 h 19 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 9 h and costs 3.300 ₺ - 7.000 ₺.

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It takes approximately 12 h 19 min to get from Istanbul to Beijing, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Beijing Airport is the direct flight which takes 9 h 10 min.

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Beijing is 5 h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 2:15 AM in Istanbul and 7:15 AM 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, Etihad, Mahan Air and four other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Beijing Airport.

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There are 1472+ hotels available in Beijing. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Beijing.
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  • Distance: 4410.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 19 min

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

Turkish Airlines, Turkmenistan Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Istanbul to Beijing hourly.

Airlines
Turkmenistan Airlines
Website
flyturkmenistanairlines.eu
Flights from Istanbul to Beijing via Ashgabat
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Beijing
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Istanbul to Beijing via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $850
Mahan Air
Website
mahan.aero
Flights from Istanbul to Beijing via Tehran Imam Khomeini
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Beijing via Kiev
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Istanbul to Beijing via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Beijing via Doha
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $700
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Beijing
Ave. Duration
5 days 7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$440 - $900
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Wien Hbf to Moskva Belorusskaja
Ave. Duration
28 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Nishnij Novgorod Moskovsk to Harbin
Ave. Duration
5 days 1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$440 - $850
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Constanța to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Odessa Central Bus Station to Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Moscow Central Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Moscow Central Bus Terminal to Nizhniy Novgorod
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
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
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev to Moscow, Teply Stan
Ave. Duration
16 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
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
$65 - $68
Schedules at
karpatexpres.com
Checi
Website
checi.org
Bus from Harbin Nangang to Beijing
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
checi.org

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