There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Famagusta by plane, bus, train, car ferry 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 Ercan, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Ercan (ECN) IST - ECN
  2. Take the bus from Nicosia to Famagusta

$40 - $138

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Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry  •  25 h 12 min

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

$30 - $36

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Ercan (ECN) SAW - ECN
  2. Take the bus from Nicosia to Famagusta

$37 - $133

Fly Istanbul to Larnaca, bus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Larnaca (LCA) IST - LCA
  2. Take the bus from Nicosia to Famagusta

$112 - $182

Bus, train, car ferry  •  19 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
  2. Take the train from Gebze to Konya Yht
  3. Take the bus from Konya to Tasucu
  4. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
  5. Take the bus from Kyrenia to Famagusta

$39 - $49

Bus MetroTurizm, car ferry  •  23 h 8 min

  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

$36 - $43

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 28 min

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

$163 - $227

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Famagusta is to bus and car ferry which costs 180 ₺ - 230 ₺ and takes 25 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Famagusta is to fly and bus which costs 240 ₺ - 900 ₺ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Famagusta is 787 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Famagusta without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 19 h 6 min and costs 240 ₺ - 310 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Istanbul to Famagusta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Ercan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Famagusta is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 5:31 AM in Istanbul and 5:31 AM in Famagusta.

AtlasGlobal, Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Ercan Airport.

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There are 1663+ hotels available in Famagusta. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Famagusta.
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  • Distance: 492 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Famagusta, Eparchía Ammochóstou, Cyprus?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Famagusta. However, you can take the Metro to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the walk to Istanbul airport, fly to Ercan, take the drive to Nicosia, then take the bus to Famagusta. Alternatively, you can take the Metro to Taksim, take the walk to Istanbul Taksim Square, take the shuttle to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, take the walk to Sabiha Gokcen airport, fly to Ercan, take the drive to Nicosia, then take the bus to Famagusta.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Adana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Cairo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $3,500
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Minsk
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Beirut
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Konya
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
North Cyprus Company
Website
northcyprusonline.com
Bus from Nicosia to Famagusta
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
northcyprusonline.com
Bus from Kyrenia to Famagusta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
northcyprusonline.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Konya to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
14 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Mersin
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com
Cyprus Turkish Shipping Company
Website
kibrisdeniz.net
Car ferry from Mersin to Famagusta
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
kibrisdeniz.net

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