There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Istanbul  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Nevsehir (NAV) IST - NAV

$56 - $281

Cheapest option

Bus Kamil Koc  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Göreme

$15 - $22

4 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Nevsehir (NAV) SAW - NAV

$50 - $147

Bus, train  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
  2. Take the train from Gebze to Konya Yht
  3. Take the bus from Konya to Göreme

$22 - $33

Bus MetroTurizm  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Alibeyköy to Goreme

$20 - $30

Drive  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Cappadocia 459.1 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia is to bus which costs 70 ₺ - 110 ₺ and takes 12 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia is to fly which costs 260 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Cappadocia is 567 km. The road distance is 734.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Cappadocia, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Cappadocia 3 times a day. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Cappadocia twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 9 h 18 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Nevsehir
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Nevsehir
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Konya
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alibeyköy to Goreme
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Goreme
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Konya to Göreme
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Göreme
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr

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