There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Diyarbakır by plane, taxi, bus, ferry, train 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 Diyarbakir  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Diyarbakir (DIY) IST - DIY

$41 - $201

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  29 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the train from Pendik to Ankara
  3. Take the train from Ankara to Diyarbakır

$21 - $27

4 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Diyarbakir  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Diyarbakir (DIY) SAW - DIY

$59 - $189

Fly Istanbul to Mardin, taxi  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Mardin (MQM) IST - MQM
  2. Take a taxi from Mardin to Diyarbakır

$146 - $436

Bus  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Diyarbakır

$28 - $41

Drive  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Diyarbakır 905.5 miles

$180 - $270

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Diyarbakır, Turkey?

Onur Air and Turkish Airlines fly from Istanbul to Diyarbakır every 3 hours. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Diyarbakır once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 19 h 25 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Diyarbakir
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Istanbul to Diyarbakir via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Diyarbakir
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Diyarbakir via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Istanbul to Mardin
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Istanbul to Mardin via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Diyarbakir
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Diyarbakir via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Diyarbakir via Antalya
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Diyarbakir
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Diyarbakır
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Diyarbakır
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Phone
0212313800010
Email
info@sehirhatlari.istanbul
Website
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Other operators
Taxi from Mardin to Diyarbakır
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Diyarbakır is 1026 km. The road distance is 1449 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Diyarbakır is to ferry and train which costs 85 ₺ - 110 ₺ and takes 29 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Diyarbakır is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs 160 ₺ - 850 ₺.

It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Istanbul to Diyarbakır, including transfers.