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There are 13 ways to get from Istanbul to Germany by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Munich  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Munich (MUC) IST - MUC

$80 - $187

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Stuttgart  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Stuttgart (STR) IST - STR

$63 - $217

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) IST - TXL

$64 - $336

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Frankfurt  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Frankfurt (FRA) IST - FRA

$80 - $240

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dusseldorf (DUS) IST - DUS

$64 - $253

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Hamburg  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Hamburg (HAM) IST - HAM

$72 - $251

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Munich  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Munich (MUC) SAW - MUC

$72 - $263

Bus, train  •  34 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen Ice

$214 - $266

Bus Arda Tur  •  36 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Berlin Varna - Berlin

$112 - $134

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  37 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Berlin

$143 - $165

Bus via Burgas  •  41 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Berlin

$127 - $140

Night train, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Arad D
  3. Take the train from Arad to Szolnok Ic
  4. Take the train from Szolnok to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec

$240 - $353

Drive  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Berlin 1367.7 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Germany is to fly which costs 360 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Germany is to fly which costs 450 ₺ - 1.100 ₺ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Germany. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Haskovo, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 32 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Germany is 1807 km. The road distance is 2188.4 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Germany without a car is to bus and train which takes 34 h 55 min and costs 1.200 ₺ - 1.600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Istanbul to Germany, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Germany bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Germany is to fly which takes 6 h 1 min and costs 450 ₺ - 1.100 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 600 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 36 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Istanbul to Germany bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Berlin station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Germany.
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  • Distance: 1129.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Germany?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Istanbul to Munich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Berlin via Haskovo, Berlin, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf in around 36 h 32 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Munich via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stuttgart via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stuttgart via Kayseri
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Frankfurt via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hamburg via Ankara
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hamburg via Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Munich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Frankfurt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hamburg via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Munich via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $4,400
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Berlin Tegel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Frankfurt via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hamburg via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hamburg via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Videle to Arad
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Haskovo to Berlin
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Bus from Burgas to Berlin
Ave. Duration
33 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Berlin
Ave. Duration
29 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$115
Schedules at
racicbg.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Germany is 2188 km. It takes approximately 21 h 14 min to drive from Istanbul to Germany.

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LOT, KLM, Ukraine International Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $50 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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