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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Fira by car ferry, bus, ferry, car or plane

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

Car ferry, bus, Catamaran  •  18h 42m

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
  2. Take the bus from Yalova to Kemalpasa
  3. Take the bus from Izmir Otogar to Aydın
  4. Take the bus from Aydın to Bodrum
  5. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  6. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini

$94 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus, Catamaran, car ferry  •  21h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  3. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini

$79 - $162

3 alternative options

Bus, Catamaran  •  24h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Super Jet

$89 - $146

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 7m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Bodrum
  2. Take the car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
  3. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini

$152 - $264

Fly  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Santorini (JTR) IST - JTR

$94 - $394

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Fira is to bus and Catamaran and car ferry which costs 440 ₺ - 950 ₺ and takes 21h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Fira is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 2.300 ₺ and takes 7h 9m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Fira is 595 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Fira without a car is to car ferry and bus and Catamaran which takes 18h 42m and costs 500 ₺ - 1.100 ₺.

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It takes approximately 18h 42m to get from Istanbul to Fira, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Santorini Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Fira is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 1:25 PM in Istanbul and 12:25 PM in Fira.

Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa, Cairo Aviation and three other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1319+ hotels available in Fira. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Fira.
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  • Distance: 371.8 miles
  • Duration: 18h 42m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Fira, Greece?

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and seven other airlines fly from Istanbul to Fira 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,400
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Santorini via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Santorini via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Santorini via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,400
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Yalova to Kemalpasa
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Aydin to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Izmir Otogar to Aydın
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Aydın to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
Sea Jets
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$75 - $100
Turkish Sealines
Phone
+90 252 316 22 22
Email
reservation@turkishsealines.com
Website
turkishsealines.com.tr
Car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
turkishsealines.com.tr

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