Travel from Istanbul to Italy

Bus or fly from Istanbul to Italy?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Istanbul to Bologna 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Rome via Sofia and Termini in around 38 h 40 min.

Travel Guides

Getting to Rome from the airportGet the details in Rome2rio’s airport-to-city travel guide
Getting to Milan from the airportGet the details in Rome2rio’s airport-to-city travel guide

How to get from Istanbul to Italy

ModeDurationPrice
From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul airport, fly to Bologna airport, then line 40 bus to Bologna.5 h 42 min$137
From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul airport, fly to Rome airport, train to Termini, then line 50 bus to Rome.6 h 3 min$138
From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul airport, fly to Catania airport, then bus to Catania.5 h 31 min$163
From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul airport, fly to Bari airport, then train to Bari.5 h 17 min$178
From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul airport, fly to Milan Malpensa airport, then train to Milan.6 h 24 min$116
From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul airport, fly to Naples airport, bus to Garibaldi, then line 1 subway to Naples.5 h 52 min$155
From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul Otogar, bus to Alexandroupoli, walk to Alexandroupoli, bus and ferry to Ancona, bus to Staz.Ne Tiburtina, then line 71 bus to P.Le Tiburtino.29 h 10 min$262
From Istanbul bus to Sofia, bus to Termini, then line 50 bus to Via Di Porta Maggiore.38 h 40 min
From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul, bus to Gostivar, bus and ferry to Tiburtina/Verano, then line 71 bus to Principe Umberto.41 h 22 min$173
From Istanbul drive to Rome.21 h 29 min$409

How long does it take to get from Istanbul to Italy?

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Istanbul to Italy, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Istanbul and Italy?

No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Italy. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Via Di Porta Maggiore via Sofia and Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 40 min.

Operators from Istanbul to Italy

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Istanbul Ulasim+90 212 568 99 70Istanbul Ulasim
Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines
Aegean AirlinesAegean Airlines
LufthansaLufthansa
TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna051.350111TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna
AtlasGlobalAtlasGlobal
AlitaliaAlitalia
Air SerbiaAir Serbia
Ukraine International AirlinesUkraine International Airlines
Trenitalia+39 06 68475475Trenitalia
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità+39 06.4695.2400ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità
Air MaltaAir Malta
SAIS Autolinee800 21 10 20SAIS Autolinee
Ferrotramviaria spa - Ferrovie del Nord BareseFerrotramviaria spa - Ferrovie del Nord Barese
LOTLOT
LuxairLuxair
KLMKLM
Air FranceAir France
Malpensa ExpressMalpensa Express
CTP800 482 644CTP
Azienda Napoletana Mobilita081 7631111Azienda Napoletana Mobilita
Kamil Koc+90 224 294 55 62Kamil Koc
Portokalidis ToursPortokalidis Tours
Prima Linee0733.818638Prima Linee
Metro PlusMetro Plus
Georg+ 359/38/66 34 04Georg
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD+389(0)2 24 02 388Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Durmo ToursDurmo Tours