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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Cyprus by plane, bus, 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 Ataturk to Ercan  •  2h 42m

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

117€ - 277€

Cheapest option

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan  •  5h 49m

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

34€ - 249€

3 alternative options

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca  •  4h 49m

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

111€ - 296€

Bus, car ferry  •  22h 15m

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

34€ - 47€

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 46m

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

139€ - 194€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cyprus

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Cyprus. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Cyprus.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Cyprus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Cyprus from June 1.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Cyprus

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Cyprus from June 1.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Cyprus

International flights leaving Turkey are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Cyprus

Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Cyprus is to bus and car ferry which costs 250 ₺ - 360 ₺ and takes 22h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Cyprus is to fly which costs 900 ₺ - 2.200 ₺ and takes 2h 42m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Cyprus is 765 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Cyprus without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 22h 15m and costs 250 ₺ - 360 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 42m to get from Istanbul to Cyprus, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Ercan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Pegasus Airlines, AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Ercan Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Cyprus. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Cyprus.
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  • Distance: 764.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 42m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Cyprus?

Turkish Airlines, AtlasGlobal and Pegasus Airlines fly from Istanbul to Aglandjia hourly.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 480€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 480€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan via Antalya
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 480€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 480€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan via Adana
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 480€
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Antalya
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Hatay
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Adana
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 370€
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca via Cairo
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca via Beirut
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 250€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 190€
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca via Minsk
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 27€
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com

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