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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  •  6h 44m

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

$101 - $321

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  29h 14m

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

$43 - $55

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  18h 57m

  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 Nicolina Ir

Bus, night train  •  20h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the night train from Constanta to Iasi D

$48 - $65

Bus TransEvren  •  20h 55m

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

Bus via Varna  •  22h 54m

  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  •  14h 23m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Iași 694.5 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Iași is to night train and train which costs 240 ₺ - 310 ₺ and takes 29h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Iași is to fly which costs 550 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 6h 44m.

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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 20h 55m.

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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 18h 57m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 44m 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 6h 44m and costs 550 ₺ - 1.900 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Iasi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m 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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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Iași.
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  • Distance: 432.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

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 20h 55m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Iasi via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Ploiesti Sud to Nicolina
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Constanta to Iasi
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Nicolina
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Otogar to Kotel
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
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
2h
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
55m
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 Constanta
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
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
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
stefuion.autogari.ro
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
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
6h 4m
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
4h 40m
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
5h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
aventin.ro

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Iași is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 1:03 AM in Istanbul and 12:03 AM in Iași.

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

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

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There are 188+ hotels available in Iași. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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