There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Cyprus by plane, bus, train, car 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 to Ercan  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Ercan (ECN) IST - ECN

$38 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry  •  26 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Mersin
  2. Take the car ferry from Mersin to Famagusta
  3. Take the bus from Famagusta to Nicosia

$33 - $39

5 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Ercan (ECN) SAW - ECN

$35 - $131

Fly Istanbul to Larnaca  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Larnaca (LCA) IST - LCA

$102 - $172

Bus, train, car ferry  •  18 h 11 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 Tasucu
  4. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia

$41 - $50

Bus MetroTurizm, car ferry  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
  2. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia Sea bus

$37 - $45

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Taşucu
  2. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia Sea bus

$159 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Cyprus is to bus and car ferry which costs 190 ₺ - 240 ₺ and takes 26 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Cyprus is to fly which costs 220 ₺ - 850 ₺ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Cyprus is 765 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Istanbul to Cyprus, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Cyprus without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 18 h 11 min and costs 240 ₺ - 300 ₺.

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Cyprus is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 6:44 AM in Istanbul and 6:44 AM in Cyprus.

Map of how to get from Istanbul to Cyprus.
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  • Distance: 477.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Cyprus?

Turkish Airlines, AtlasGlobal and Pegasus Airlines fly from Istanbul to Aglandjia every 2 hours.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Adana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Cairo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $3,500
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Beirut
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Minsk
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $360
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
$6 - $8
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Konya to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
14 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
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
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Mersin
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
North Cyprus Company
Website
northcyprusonline.com
Bus from Famagusta to Nicosia
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
northcyprusonline.com
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com
Cyprus Turkish Shipping Company
Website
kibrisdeniz.net
Car ferry from Mersin to Famagusta
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
kibrisdeniz.net

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