There are 2 ways to get from Istanbul to Israel by plane or bus

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Fly from Istanbul Ataturk, line 163 bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Tel Aviv (TLV) IST - TLV
  2. Take the line 163 bus from ת.מרכזית ת''א ק.6/רציפים to Sha'ul HaMelekh/Malkhe Israel

$98 - $459

Cheapest option

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen, line 163 bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Tel Aviv (TLV) SAW - TLV
  2. Take the line 163 bus from ת.מרכזית ת''א ק.6/רציפים to Sha'ul HaMelekh/Malkhe Israel

$90 - $404

Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Israel is 1251 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Istanbul to Israel, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Tel Aviv Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Israel is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 2:28 AM in Istanbul and 2:28 AM in Israel.

AtlasGlobal, Tarom, Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Tel Aviv Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Israel. Prices start at $93 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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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Israel.
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  • Distance: 782 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Israel?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Rishon LeZion. However, you can take the Metro to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the walk to Istanbul Ataturk airport, fly to Tel Aviv, take the walk to Nat-bg, take the train to Tel Aviv Haganah, take the walk to ת.מרכזית ת''א ק.6/רציפים, then take the line 163 bus to Rishon LeZion. Alternatively, you can take the Metro to Taksim, take the walk to Istanbul Taksim Square, take the shuttle to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, take the walk to Sabiha Gokcen airport, fly to Tel Aviv, take the walk to Nat-bg, take the train to Tel Aviv Haganah, take the walk to ת.מרכזית ת''א ק.6/רציפים, then take the line 163 bus to Rishon LeZion.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tel Aviv via Antalya
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tel Aviv via Dalaman
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tel Aviv via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tel Aviv via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tel Aviv via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Bus operators
Egged
Website
egged.co.il
Bus from ת.מרכזית ת''א ק.6/רציפים to Sha'ul HaMelekh/Malkhe Israel
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
egged.co.il

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