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There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Chernivtsi by plane, train, bus, night 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 to Chernivtsi  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Chernivtsi (CWC) IST - CWC

$93 - $317

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  32h 26m

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gorna Oryahovitsa
  2. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Ruse 462
  3. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Vadul Siret Ir
  4. Take the train from Vadul Siret to Chernovcy

$49 - $73

7 alternative options

Fly to Suceava, train  •  12h 30m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Suceava (SCV) IST - SCV
  2. Take the train from Suceava-Nord to Vadul Siret
  3. Take the train from Vadul Siret to Chernovcy

$145 - $372

Fly to Lviv, train  •  13h

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Lviv (LWO) IST - LWO
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Chernovcy

$65 - $151

Bus, train  •  25h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Otogar to Kotel
  2. Take the bus from Kotel to Târgovişte
  3. Take the bus from Târgovişte to Ploiesti
  4. Take the train from Ployeshty Sud to Chernivtsi

Bus  •  26h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Suceava
  3. Take the bus from Suceava to Chernivci

$53 - $76

Bus via Bucharest  •  30h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Shumen
  2. Take the bus from Shumen to Bucharest
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi

Bus, night train, train  •  37h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cerkezkoy
  2. Take the night train from Çerkezköy to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  3. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Chernivtsi

$58 - $83

Drive  •  16h 32m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Chernivtsi 777.8 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Chernivtsi is to night train and train which costs 270 ₺ - 420 ₺ and takes 32h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Chernivtsi is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 1.800 ₺ and takes 8h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Chernivtsi. However, there are services departing from Istanbul - Aksaray and arriving at Chernivci via Constanta and Suceava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 13m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Chernivtsi is 843 km. The road distance is 1244.5 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Chernivtsi without a car is to bus and train which takes 25h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 7m to get from Istanbul to Chernivtsi, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by TransEvren, depart from Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Chernivtsi is to fly which takes 8h 7m and costs 500 ₺ - 1.800 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 300 ₺ - 430 ₺ and takes 26h 13m.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Chernivtsi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Istanbul to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, arrive at Chernivci station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Chernivtsi.
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  • Distance: 527.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 7m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Chernivtsi, Ukraine?

Ukraine International Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Istanbul to Chernivtsi 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Chernivtsi via Constanta, Suceava, and Suceava in around 26h 13m.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Chernivtsi via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Chernivtsi via Odesa, Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Suceava via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lviv
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Gara Suceava Nord to Vadul-Siret
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Ployeshty Sud to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
12h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Vadul Siret to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$10 - $14
Train from Lvov to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$13 - $19
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Ruse(BG) to Vadul Siret
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Night train from Çerkezköy to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
19h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Otogar to Kotel
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cerkezkoy
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kotel Municipal Transport
Website
kotel.bg
Bus from Kotel to Târgovişte
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kotel.bg
Grup ATYC
Phone
+4-0743-335.888
Website
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Târgovişte to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
RVG
Phone
0231 531589
Email
office@rvg.ro
Website
rvg.ro
Bus from Constanta to Suceava
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
rvg.ro
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Suceava to Chernivci
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Bucharest to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Shumen
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Orlan S.R.O
Phone
+420/ 222 314 182
Email
office@orlan.cz
Website
orlan.cz
Bus from Shumen to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
orlan.cz

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Chernivtsi is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 7:32 PM in Istanbul and 6:32 PM in Chernivtsi.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Chernivtsi is 1244 km. It takes approximately 16h 32m to drive from Istanbul to Chernivtsi.

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Turkish Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Chernivtsi Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Chernivtsi. Prices start at $16 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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