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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Brindisi by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Bari, train  •  7h 15m

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

$105 - $396

Cheapest option

Bus Alpar Turizm, bus and ferry  •  28h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Struga
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Struga to Bari
  3. Take the bus from Bari Largo Sorentino to Brindisi Strada Stratale Via Appia

$73 - $168

6 alternative options

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Tirana, car ferry  •  14h 3m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Tirana (TIA) IST - TIA
  2. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi  •  8h 15m

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

$162 - $753

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Tirana, car ferry  •  15h 33m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Tirana (TIA) SAW - TIA
  2. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi

Bus, car ferry  •  28h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Durrës
  2. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi

Bus, bus and ferry via Katerini  •  35h 24m

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

$127 - $206

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 1m

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

$159 - $286

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Brindisi is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 410 ₺ - 950 ₺ and takes 28h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Brindisi is to fly and train which costs 550 ₺ - 2.300 ₺ and takes 7h 15m.

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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 which takes 28h 20m and costs 410 ₺ - 950 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m 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 10m.

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Brindisi is 2h behind Istanbul. It is currently 12:23 PM in Istanbul and 10:23 AM in Brindisi.

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

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There are 477+ hotels available in Brindisi. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Brindisi.
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  • Distance: 579.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 15m

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

Turkish Airlines, Ryanair and six other airlines fly from Istanbul to Brindisi every 3 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bari
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Bologna
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via Venice
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brindisi via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
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
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
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
14h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Durrës
Ave. Duration
19h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus and ferry from Struga to Bari
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Elios Autosevizi
Phone
0832.871016
Website
eliosautoservizi.com
Bus from Bari Largo Sorentino to Brindisi Strada Stratale Via Appia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
eliosautoservizi.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Katerini to Fier
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Red Star Ferries
Grimaldi Lines

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