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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  •  17 h 59 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
  2. Take the bus from Yalova to Kemalpasa
  3. Take the bus from İzmir to Güvercinlik
  4. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  5. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini

$95 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus, Catamaran, car ferry  •  21 h 49 min

  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  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
  2. Take the Catamaran from Piraeus to Santorini Seajet 2 / ...

$129 - $186

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 18 min

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

$150 - $262

Fly  •  7 h 9 min

  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 21 h 49 min.

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

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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 17 h 59 min and costs 500 ₺ - 1.100 ₺.

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It takes approximately 17 h 59 min 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 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Fira is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 10:26 AM in Istanbul and 9:26 AM in Fira.

Eurowings, Norwegian Air International, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Santorini Airport.

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There are 1170+ hotels available in Fira. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min 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: 17 h 59 min

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

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and three other airlines fly from Istanbul to Fira 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Santorini via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Santorini via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Santorini via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Yalova to Kemalpasa
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from İzmir to Güvercinlik
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Piraeus to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
seajets.gr
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
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
turkishsealines.com.tr

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