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There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Berlin by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) IST - TXL

$63 - $335

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Berlin Tegel  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) SAW - TXL

$75 - $511

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) SAW - SXF

$65 - $426

Bus, train  •  34 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen Ice

$212 - $262

Bus Arda Tur  •  36 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Berlin

$111 - $134

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  37 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Berlin

$143 - $165

Bus via Burgas  •  41 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Berlin

$127 - $140

Night train, train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Arad D
  3. Take the train from Arad to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Linz Hbf Rj
  5. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  6. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$283 - $428

Drive  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Berlin 1367.7 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Berlin is to fly which costs 350 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Berlin is to fly which costs 350 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Haskovo, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 32 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Berlin is 1736 km. The road distance is 2188.4 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Berlin without a car is to bus and train which takes 34 h 43 min and costs 1.200 ₺ - 1.500 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Istanbul to Berlin, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Berlin bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Berlin is to fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs 350 ₺ - 1.900 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 600 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 36 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Istanbul to Berlin bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Berlin station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 1085 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Berlin, Germany?

Turkish Airlines, Onur Air and six other airlines fly from Istanbul to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Berlin via Haskovo, Berlin, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf in around 36 h 32 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Berlin Tegel via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Videle to Arad
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
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 Linz Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Haskovo to Berlin
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Bus from Burgas to Berlin
Ave. Duration
33 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Berlin
Ave. Duration
29 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
racicbg.com

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Berlin is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 11:54 AM in Istanbul and 9:54 AM in Berlin.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Berlin is 2188 km. It takes approximately 21 h 14 min to drive from Istanbul to Berlin.

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Onur Air, LOT, Ukraine International Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1421+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $55 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 4 ₺.

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