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There are 2 ways to get from Istanbul to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing by plane or taxi

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 from Istanbul, taxi

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Erbil (EBL)
  2. Take a taxi from Erbil to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing

1 alternative option

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen, taxi

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Erbil (EBL)
  2. Take a taxi from Erbil to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iraq

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Iraq. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Iraq.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Iraq.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Iraq from July 16.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iraq

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Iraq from July 23.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iraq

Limited international flights leaving Turkey began to resume from August 1.

Last updated: May 19 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing is to fly and taxi which costs 2.700 ₺ - 4.700 ₺ and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing is to fly and taxi which costs 2.700 ₺ - 4.700 ₺ and takes 5h 45m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Ibrahim Khalil border crossing is 1250 km.

It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Istanbul to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Erbil Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Iraqi Airways, Turkish Airlines, FlexFlight ApS and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Erbil Airport.

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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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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing.
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  • Distance: 1249.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Ibrahim Khalil border crossing, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing. However, you can take the taxi to Istanbul airport, fly to Erbil, then take the taxi to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing. Alternatively, you can take the train to Tersane, take the walk to Pendik Tersane Köprüsü-1, take the bus to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, take the walk to Sabiha Gokcen airport, fly to Erbil, then take the taxi to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erbil
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erbil via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erbil via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Erbil
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erbil
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Istanbul to Erbil
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Istanbul to Erbil
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul to Erbil via Beirut
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $750
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Istanbul to Erbil via Amman
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Other operators
Taxi from Erbil to Ibrahim Khalil border crossing
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Hello Taxi
Phone
+964 750 418 0000

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