There are 8 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  •  16 h 17 min

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

$16 - $26

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Bus Kamil Koc  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Kaş

$16 - $32

Bus Pamukkale  •  17 h 11 min

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

$16 - $30

Ferry, train, bus  •  17 h 31 min

  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

$19 - $31

Drive  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Demre 508.7 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya, bus  •  7 h 24 min

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

$31 - $159

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya, bus  •  8 h 43 min

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

$23 - $110

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman, bus  •  8 h 34 min

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

$45 - $256

Questions & Answers

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 16 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 16 h 17 min 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 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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There are 31+ hotels available in Demre. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Demre.
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  • Distance: 336.2 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 17 min

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 16 h 17 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $180
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
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
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Eskişehir to Sandikli
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
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
11 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sandıklı to Finike
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
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
11 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Kaş
Ave. Duration
14 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Sandıklı to Finike
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Göcek to Kaş
Ave. Duration
2 h
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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları

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