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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.

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Nevsehir  •  3h 43m

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

$52 - $277

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Bus  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Goreme

$12 - $23

4 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Nevsehir  •  4h 52m

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

$45 - $143

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Kayseri, bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Kayseri (ASR) IST - ASR
  2. Take the bus from Kayseri to Göreme

$28 - $121

Bus, train  •  10h 22m

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

$17 - $28

Drive  •  8h 32m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Cappadocia 459.1 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia is to bus which costs 65 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 10h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia is to fly which costs 290 ₺ - 1.600 ₺ and takes 3h 43m.

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

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 22m and costs 90 ₺ - 160 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia is to fly which takes 3h 43m and costs 290 ₺ - 1.600 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 10h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Nevsehir Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Cappadocia is 735 km. It takes approximately 8h 32m to drive from Istanbul to Cappadocia.

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

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There are 337+ hotels available in Cappadocia. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia.
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  • Distance: 354.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Cappadocia twice daily. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Cappadocia every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $22 and the journey takes 9h 15m. Kamil Koc also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Nevsehir
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Nevsehir
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kayseri
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Konya
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Kayseri to Göreme
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Konya to Göreme
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Göreme
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Goreme
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr

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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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