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There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Demre by bus, ferry, train, car or plane

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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Bus MetroTurizm  •  16h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Antalya
  2. Take the bus from Antalya to Demre

$16 - $26

8 alternative options

Bus Kamil Koc  •  16h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Kaş

$16 - $32

Bus Pamukkale  •  17h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Alibeykoy to Antalya
  2. Take the bus from Antalya to Demre

$16 - $29

Ferry, train, bus  •  17h 36m

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the train from Pendik to Eskişehir Yht
  3. Take the train from Eskişehir to Sandikli
  4. Take the bus from Sandıklı to Finike

$39 - $54

Drive  •  11h 10m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Demre 508.7 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya, bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Antalya (AYT) IST - AYT
  2. Take the bus from Antalya to Demre

$31 - $160

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya, bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Antalya (AYT) SAW - AYT
  2. Take the bus from Antalya to Demre

$23 - $111

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman, bus  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dalaman (DLM) IST - DLM
  2. Take the bus from Göcek to Kaş

$45 - $256

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Dalaman, bus  •  9h 23m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Dalaman (DLM) SAW - DLM
  2. Take the bus from Göcek to Kaş
  3. Take the bus from Kaş to Demre

$29 - $132

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Demre is to bus which costs 85 ₺ - 150 ₺ and takes 16h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Demre is to fly and bus which costs 170 ₺ - 950 ₺ and takes 7h 30m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Demre is 538 km. The road distance is 813.9 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Demre without a car is to bus which takes 16h 17m and costs 85 ₺ - 150 ₺.

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It takes approximately 16h 17m to get from Istanbul to Demre, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Antalya Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Demre is 814 km. It takes approximately 11h 10m to drive from Istanbul to Demre.

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Onur Air, AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Antalya Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Demre. Prices start at $23 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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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Demre.
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  • Distance: 336.2 miles
  • Duration: 16h 17m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Demre, Antalya, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Demre via Otogar, Istanbul Otogari, and Antalya in around 16h 17m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dalaman
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dalaman via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $180
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya via Ercan
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $180
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dalaman
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $170
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $210
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Eskişehir
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Eskişehir to Sandikli
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
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 Antalya
Ave. Duration
11h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sandıklı to Finike
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Antalya
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Kaş
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Sandıklı to Finike
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Göcek to Kaş
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bati Antalya Tur
Phone
(0242) 331 40 81 -82
Email
info@batiantalyatur.com.tr
Website
batiantalyatur.net
Bus from Antalya to Demre
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
batiantalyatur.com.tr
Bus from Kaş to Demre
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
batiantalyatur.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Alibeykoy to Antalya
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları

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