Directions from Istanbul to Cyprus

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. IST - ECN

$38 - $136

Cheapest option

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan  •  5 h 58 min

  1. SAW - ECN

$36 - $133

4 alternative options

Fly Istanbul to Larnaca  •  6 h 45 min

  1. IST - LCA

$102 - $172

Bus MetroTurizm, car ferry  •  21 h 47 min

  1. Sea bus

$49 - $58

Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry  •  26 h 48 min

$43 - $51

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Sea bus

$166 - $227

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Cyprus?

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

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 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 Adana
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
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
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Athens, Mykonos
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Cairo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 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
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
TUS Airways Ltd
Website
tusairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
metroturizm.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
$30
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
$24
Schedules at
kibrisdeniz.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Cyprus is 765 km.

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.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Cyprus is to fly which takes 4 h 34 min and costs 170 ₺ - 650 ₺.

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