There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Famagusta by plane, bus, 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 from Istanbul, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. IST - ECN

$40 - $138

Cheapest option

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. SAW - ECN

$38 - $135

3 alternative options

Bus MetroTurizm, car ferry  •  22 h 42 min

$48 - $58

Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry  •  25 h 12 min

$41 - $49

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 28 min

$171 - $235

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
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
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 7 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 Adana
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
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
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
metroturizm.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
$30
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
$23
Schedules at
kibrisdeniz.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Famagusta is 787 km.

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.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Famagusta is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 180 ₺ - 650 ₺.

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