COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Cyprus. Learn More.

There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Eastern Mediterranean University by plane, ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly Istanbul to Ercan  •  2h 27m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Ercan (ECN) IST - ECN

85€ - 464€

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry via Silifke  •  23h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
  2. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
  3. Take the bus from Kyrenia to Famagusta

30€ - 41€

4 alternative options

Fly Istanbul to Larnaca  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Larnaca (LCA) IST - LCA

162€ - 357€

Ferry to Sabiha Gokcen, fly to Ercan  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the ferry from Eminönü Ferry Terminal to Kadıköy
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Ercan (ECN) SAW - ECN

38€ - 76€

Bus, car ferry  •  24h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Mersin
  2. Take the car ferry from Mersin to Famagusta

46€ - 58€

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 1m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Taşucu
  2. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
  3. Drive from Kyrenia to Famagusta

133€ - 186€

Turkey → Cyprus
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International entry into Cyprus from Turkey

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Cyprus, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Vatican, China, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Macau, Armenia, Bahrain, Belarus, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Cyprus from Turkey

  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test within 3 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Turkey
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  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test within 3 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Iceland, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Macau, Portugal, Thailand and Israel
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Macau, Thailand and Portugal
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travelers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Cyprus

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Cyprus from Turkey is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Eastern Mediterranean University is 1474.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Eastern Mediterranean University is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Eastern Mediterranean University is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1474.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Turkey from Cyprus.

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Last updated: 4 Apr 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Eastern Mediterranean University is to bus and car ferry via Silifke which costs 260 ₺ - 370 ₺ and takes 23h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Istanbul to Eastern Mediterranean University is to fly which takes 2h 27m and costs 700 ₺ - 4.100 ₺.

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The distance between Istanbul and Eastern Mediterranean University is 783 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Eastern Mediterranean University without a car is to bus and car ferry via Silifke which takes 23h 10m and costs 260 ₺ - 370 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Istanbul to Eastern Mediterranean University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Ercan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Airport to Ercan Airport.

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There are 709+ hotels available in Eastern Mediterranean University. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Eastern Mediterranean University.
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  • Distance: 783.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Lýsi once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Adana
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 240€
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 230€
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 140€
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Beirut
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 200€
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Cairo
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 260€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 24€
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Mersin
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 25€
Website
MetroTurizm
North Cyprus Company
Website
northcyprusonline.com
Bus from Kyrenia to Famagusta
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
northcyprusonline.com
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com
Cyprus Turkish Shipping Company
Website
kibrisdeniz.net
Car ferry from Mersin to Famagusta
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
29€
Schedules at
kibrisdeniz.net

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