There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Iași by plane, bus, train, night train 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.

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Fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Iasi (IAS) IST - IAS

$101 - $321

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Night train, train  •  28 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord Bosphor Express
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Iasi Ir

$43 - $55

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Bus, train via Kotel  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Otogar to Kotel
  2. Take the bus from Kotel to Târgovişte
  3. Take the bus from Târgovişte to Ploiesti
  4. Take the train from Ploiesti Sud to Iasi Ir

Bus TransEvren  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi
  2. Take the bus from Galaţi to Drăgușeni

Bus TransEvren, train  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi
  2. Take the train from Galati(RO) to Iasi Ir

$46 - $69

Bus via Varna  •  22 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Kranevo to Braila
  3. Take the bus from Brăila to Iaşi

$97 - $150

Drive  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Iași 694.5 miles

$140 - $210

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Iași. However, there are services departing from Istanbul - Aksaray and arriving at Iași via Galaţi and Drăgușeni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 55 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Iași is 693 km. The road distance is 1111.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Iași without a car is to bus and train which takes 19 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Istanbul to Iași, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Iași bus services, operated by TransEvren, depart from Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Iași is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Iasi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul to Iași bus services, operated by Stefu Ion SRL, arrive at Drăgușeni station.

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Iași is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 8:53 PM in Istanbul and 8:53 PM in Iași.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Iași is 1111 km. It takes approximately 14 h 23 min to drive from Istanbul to Iași.

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  • Distance: 432.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Iași, Romania?

Tarom, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from Istanbul to Iași every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Iași via Galaţi and Drăgușeni in around 20 h 55 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Iasi via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Iasi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Ploiesti Sud to Iasi
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Galati(RO) to Iasi
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Iasi
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Otogar to Kotel
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kotel Municipal Transport
Website
kotel.bg
Bus from Kotel to Târgovişte
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kotel.bg
Grup ATYC
Phone
+4-0743-335.888
Website
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Târgovişte to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Stefu Ion SRL
Phone
+4-0758-843.080
Website
stefuion.autogari.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Drăgușeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
stefuion.autogari.ro
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Kranevo to Braila
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Trans Polosam
Phone
+4 0745 050403
Website
comantotrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Brăila to Iaşi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
transpolosam.autogari.ro
Aventin Trade
Phone
+4-0745-761.057
Website
aventin.ro
Bus from Brăila to Iaşi
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
aventin.ro

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Wizz Air, Blue Air, Turkish Airlines and Tarom offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Iasi Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Iași. Prices start at $32 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 .

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