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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Gavar by plane, car, train, taxi, bus or night bus

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Fly to Igdir, drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Igdir (IGD) IST - IGD
  2. Drive from Igdir to Gavar

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Train, taxi  •  44h 43m

  1. Take the train from Istanbul Söğütlüçeşme to Ankara Yht
  2. Take the train from Ankara to Kars
  3. Take the train from Kars to Akyaka
  4. Take the train from Bayandur to Yerevan
  5. Take a taxi from Yerevan to Gavar

5 alternative options

Fly to Agri, drive  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Agri (AJI) IST - AJI
  2. Drive from Agri to Gavar

Fly to Kars, drive, train, taxi  •  10h 21m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Kars (KSY) IST - KSY
  2. Drive from Kars to Ani
  3. Take the train from Ani to Yerevan
  4. Take a taxi from Yerevan to Gavar

Bus, drive, taxi  •  27h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Dogubeyazit
  2. Drive from Dogubeyazit to Echmiadzin
  3. Take a taxi from Yerevan to Gavar

Night bus, bus  •  31h 36m

  1. Take the night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Batumi
  2. Take the bus from Batumi to Tbilisi
  3. Take the bus from Ortachala Central Bus Station to Sevan, Harsnaqar

Drive  •  22h 26m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Gavar 1668.5 km

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Istanbul to Gavar is to train and taxi, which costs 750 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 44h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Gavar is to fly and drive which costs 1.600 ₺ - 3.200 ₺ and takes 6h 38m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Gavar is 1364 km. The road distance is 1668.5 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Gavar without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 31h 36m and costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.200 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Istanbul to Gavar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Igdir Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Gavar is 1h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 6:46 PM in Istanbul and 7:46 PM in Gavar.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Gavar is 1668 km. It takes approximately 22h 26m to drive from Istanbul to Gavar.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Airport to Igdir Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Gavar. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 1363.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Gavar, Armenia?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Gavar. However, you can take the taxi to Istanbul airport, fly to Igdir, then take the drive to Gavar. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Istanbul airport, fly to Agri, then take the drive to Gavar.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Igdir
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Istanbul to Igdir via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Istanbul to Agri
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Istanbul to Agri via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Istanbul to Kars
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Istanbul to Kars via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Train operators
South Caucasus Railway - Electric trains
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Ani to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
railway.am
Train from Bayandur to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
railway.am
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Dogubeyazit
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
MetroTurizm
Gursoylar
Phone
+908503056161
Website
gursoylarturizm.com
Night bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Batumi
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
gursoylarturizm.com
Metro Georgia
Phone
0 422 24 22 44
Website
metrogeorgia.ge
Bus from Batumi to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
metrogeorgia.ge
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metrogeorgia.ge
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Ortachala Central Bus Station to Sevan, Harsnaqar
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Other operators
Taxi from Yerevan to Gavar
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Estimated price
$26 - $32
U Taxi
Website
u.taxi
Taxi Viva
Phone
+37455249595
Taxi Transportation
Phone
+374 77 475056
Website
taxi-transportation.ru
Noy Taxi app
Website
noytaxi.am

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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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