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There are 12 ways to get from Istanbul to Gibraltar by plane, bus, car ferry, train, night train, bus and 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 to Gibraltar  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Gibraltar (GIB) IST - GIB

$291 - $1,001

Cheapest option

Fly to Malaga, bus  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Malaga (AGP) IST - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Marbella to Sotogrande

$138 - $1,234

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Fly to Tangier, car ferry  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Tangier (TNG) IST - TNG
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa

$273 - $1,962

Fly to Algeciras  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Algeciras (AEI) IST - AEI

$153 - $606

Fly to Sevilla, train, bus  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Sevilla (SVQ) IST - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Jerez de la Frontera
  3. Take the bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios

$274 - $1,951

Bus, train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Shumen
  2. Take the bus from Shumen to Marseille
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Roque-La Linea Atr

$435 - $648

Night train, bus, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Marseille Saint-Charles
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Roque-La Linea Atr

$316 - $412

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Alexandroupoli to Bologna
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Algeciras

$351 - $543

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Malaga
  3. Take the bus from Málaga to Sotogrande

$151 - $251

Bus Dary Commerce  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Málaga
  3. Take the bus from Málaga to Sotogrande

$189 - $218

Drive  •  38 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Gibraltar 2518.6 miles

$500 - $750

Drive, train  •  44 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
  5. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  6. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  7. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Gibraltar

$579 - $867

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Gibraltar is to bus which costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 3 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Gibraltar is to fly which costs 1.600 ₺ - 6.000 ₺ and takes 11 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Gibraltar. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at La Línea de la Concepción via Sofia, Málaga and Sotogrande. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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The distance between Istanbul and Gibraltar is 3011 km. The road distance is 4029.8 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Gibraltar without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 3 h and costs 2.400 ₺ - 3.700 ₺.

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It takes approximately 11 h 4 min to get from Istanbul to Gibraltar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Gibraltar is to fly which takes 11 h 4 min and costs 1.600 ₺ - 6.000 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 850 ₺ - 1.500 ₺ and takes 2 days 17 h.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Gibraltar Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul to Gibraltar bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Sotogrande station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Gibraltar.
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  • Distance: 1881.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 4 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Gibraltar?

British Airways and Turkish Airlines fly from Istanbul to Gibraltar twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Gibraltar via Sofia, Malaga, Málaga, and Sotogrande in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sevilla via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sevilla via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Gibraltar via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tangier via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tangier via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sevilla via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sevilla via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tangier via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tangier via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tangier via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tangier via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
HELITY Copter Airlines
Website
helity.es
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Algeciras via Malaga, Ceuta
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sevilla via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sevilla via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Malaga via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tangier via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Jerez de la Frontera
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to San Roque-La Linea
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Phone
+34 (0) 91 272 28 32
Email
informacion@avanzabus.com
Website
avanzabus.com
Bus from Marbella to Sotogrande
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Bus from Málaga to Sotogrande
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
portillo.avanzabus.com
Autocares Valenzuela
Phone
+34 (0) 956702609
Email
informacion.cadiz@grupovalenzuela.com
Website
grupovalenzuela.com
Bus from Jerez de la Frontera to Los Barrios
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
grupovalenzuela.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Shumen
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Shumen to Marseille
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Sofia to Marseille Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
28 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$96
Schedules at
dary.bg
Bus from Burgas to Málaga
Ave. Duration
2 days 13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$153
Schedules at
dary.bg
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Dedeagac
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Alexandroupoli to Bologna
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
27 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $45
Standard Car
$110 - $125
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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Gibraltar is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 7:26 AM in Istanbul and 5:26 AM in Gibraltar.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Gibraltar is 4030 km. It takes approximately 38 h 42 min to drive from Istanbul to Gibraltar.

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Turkish Airlines and British Airways offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Gibraltar Airport.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Gibraltar. Prices start at $48 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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