There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Dublin by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, car ferry, night 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.

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Fly  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dublin (DUB) IST - DUB

87€ - 288€

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to London Victoria Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

169€ - 173€

Bus, train, car ferry  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ter
  4. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

266€ - 406€

Night train, train, bus and ferry  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Timisoara Nord Ir
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Timisoara to Dublin

142€ - 206€

Bus, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  3 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Brăila
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brăila to Liverpool
  3. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

Drive, car ferry  •  2 days 0h

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

408€ - 619€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 1.280 ₺ - 1.320 ₺ and takes 2 days 8h.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Dublin is to fly which costs 650 ₺ - 2.200 ₺ and takes 5h 25m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Dublin is 2952 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Dublin without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 8h and costs 1.280 ₺ - 1.320 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Istanbul to Dublin, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 30m.

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Dublin is 2h behind Istanbul. It is currently 12:52 PM in Istanbul and 10:52 AM in Dublin.

Turkish Airlines, KLM, Air Moldova and four other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1034+ hotels available in Dublin. 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 Dublin.
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  • Distance: 2951.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Dublin, Ireland?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Istanbul to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 900€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 1000€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 1000€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 900€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dublin via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
380€ - 750€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 65€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Videle
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
15€ - 18€
1st Class
18€ - 23€
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€
Website
Has Turizm
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Schedules at
matpu.com
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to London Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
33h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
143€
Website
Balkan Horn
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express
Matei Unitrans
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Brăila
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus and ferry from Brăila to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Ferry operators

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