There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Dushanbe by plane, night bus, bus, car, train, ferry, car ferry or night train

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 24m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dushanbe (DYU) IST - DYU

$293 - $479

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Night train, train  •  6 days 7h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  3. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Verkhniy Baskunchak
  4. Take the train from Verkhniy Baskunchak to Dushanbe

$189 - $541

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Night bus, Minibus, bus, drive, train  •  4 days 15h

  1. Take the night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Batumi
  2. Take the Minibus from Batumi to Kutaisi
  3. Take the bus from Kutaisi to Kropotkin
  4. Take the bus from Kropotkin to Astrakhan Bus station
  5. Drive from Astrakhan Bus station to Ganjuschkino
  6. Take the train from Ganjuschkino to Dushanbe

Night bus, train  •  4 days 16h

  1. Take the night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Baku International Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Baku-Pass to Aksarayskiy
  3. Take the train from Aksaraiskaia to Ganjuschkino
  4. Take the train from Ganjuschkino to Dushanbe

$233 - $344

Ferry, car ferry, train  •  5 days 22h

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the car ferry from Haydarpaşa to Illichivsk
  3. Take the train from Odesa-Holovna to Dnipro-Holovnyi
  4. Take the train from Dnipro-Holovnyi to Verkhniy Baskunchak
  5. Take the train from Verkhniy Baskunchak to Dushanbe

$212 - $531

Bus, train  •  6 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanța to Odessa Central Bus
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus Station to Rostov-On-Don Central Bus station
  4. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu bus station to Volgograd Bus station
  5. Take the train from Volgograd-1 to Dushanbe

$224 - $511

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Dushanbe is to night bus and train which costs 1.500 ₺ - 2.400 ₺ and takes 4 days 16h.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Dushanbe is to fly which costs 2.000 ₺ - 3.300 ₺ and takes 5h 24m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Dushanbe is 3385 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Dushanbe without a car is to night bus and train which takes 4 days 16h and costs 1.500 ₺ - 2.400 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Istanbul to Dushanbe, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Dushanbe Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 40m.

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Dushanbe is 2h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 1:52 AM in Istanbul and 3:52 AM in Dushanbe.

Turkish Airlines, Air Astana and Uzbekistan offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Dushanbe Airport.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Dushanbe. Prices start at $100 USD 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 Dushanbe.
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  • Distance: 3385.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Dushanbe, Tajikistan?

Turkish Airlines, Air Astana and Uzbekistan fly from Istanbul to Dushanbe twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dushanbe via Almaty
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dushanbe via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $450
Train operators
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Ganjuschkino to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
2 days 13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Verkhniy Baskunchak to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
2 days 22h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Volgograd-1 to Dushanbe
Ave. Duration
3 days 3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Baku-Pass to Aksarayskiy
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$10 - $16
2nd class (coupe)
$17 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Dnipro-Holovnyi to Verkhniy Baskunchak
Ave. Duration
31h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $120
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$15 - $23
2nd class (coupe)
$26 - $120
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Kiev Pass to Verkhniy Baskunchak
Ave. Duration
33h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$18 - $26
2nd class (coupe)
$29 - $110
1st Class
$55 - $80
Uzbek Railways
Website
railway.uz
Train from Aksaraiskaia to Ganjuschkino
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
https://e-ticket.railway.uz/ru/schedule
Book at
https://e-ticket.railway.uz/en/
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Aksarayskiy to Ganjuschkino
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bilet.railways.kz
Book at
bilet.railways.kz
Second Class (coupe)
$1 - $3
First Class (Lux)
$2 - $5
Third Class (Platzkart or Seating class)
$1 - $2
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odesa-Holovna to Dnipro-Holovnyi
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Book at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
$27 - $60
3rd Class
$6 - $9
2nd Class
$11 - $24
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
$18 - $22
1st Class
$22 - $27
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
$45 - $65
2nd class
$65 - $95
1st class
$110 - $150
Bus operators
Luks Istanbul
Phone
+90544 210 2535
Website
luksistanbul.com
Night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Batumi
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
luksistanbul.com
Gursoylar
Phone
+908503056161
Website
gursoylarturizm.com
Night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Batumi
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
gursoylarturizm.com
Night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Baku International Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
gursoylarturizm.com
Minibus
Bus from Batumi to Kutaisi
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
MiminoTrans Ge
Phone
+7 995 210 50 50
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Kutaisi to Kropotkin
Ave. Duration
16h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
facebook.com
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kropotkin to Astrakhan Bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu bus station to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Constanța to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Odessa Central Bus Station to Rostov-On-Don Central Bus station
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu bus station to Volgograd Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru
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
Schedules at
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Sea Lines
Phone
+90 549 833 82 78
Website
sealines.com.tr
Car ferry from Haydarpaşa to Illichivsk
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
sealines.com.tr
Adult
$85
Vehicle
$150

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