There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Brindisi by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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 to Bari, train  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Bari (BRI) IST - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi

127€ - 389€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  26h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Struga
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Struga to Bari
  3. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi Re / ...

69€ - 127€

4 alternative options

Fly to Brindisi  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Brindisi (BDS) IST - BDS

131€ - 375€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  34h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Durrës
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Durres Zob to Brindisi

86€ - 121€

Bus, bus and ferry via Katerini  •  36h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Katerini
  2. Take the bus from Katerini to Fier
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi

106€ - 168€

Drive, car ferry  •  28h 23m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Brindisi

180€ - 290€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Brindisi is to bus and bus and ferry and train which costs 500 ₺ - 1.000 ₺ and takes 26h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Brindisi is to fly and train which costs 950 ₺ - 3.000 ₺ and takes 5h 19m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Brindisi is 927 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Brindisi without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and train which takes 26h 48m and costs 500 ₺ - 1.000 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Istanbul to Brindisi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Bari Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Brindisi is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 12:06 PM in Istanbul and 11:06 AM in Brindisi.

Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Bari Airport.

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There are 486+ hotels available in Brindisi. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Brindisi.
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  • Distance: 927.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Brindisi, Italy?

Turkish Airlines, Luxair and seven other airlines fly from Istanbul to Brindisi hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 440€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bari
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 460€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Struga
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
36€
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Durrës
Ave. Duration
19h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus and ferry from Struga to Bari
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Durres Zob to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Katerini to Fier
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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