There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Kilis by plane, bus, train, taxi 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 Istanbul Ataturk to Gaziantep, bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Gaziantep (GZT) IST - GZT
  2. Take the bus from Gaziantep to Kilis

515 ₺ - 3.014 ₺

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kilis

134 ₺ - 284 ₺

4 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Gaziantep, bus  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Gaziantep (GZT) SAW - GZT
  2. Take the bus from Gaziantep to Kilis

211 ₺ - 616 ₺

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Kahramanmaras, bus  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Kahramanmaras (KCM) IST - KCM
  2. Take the bus from Kahramanmaras to Islahiye
  3. Take the bus from Islahiye to Kilis

555 ₺ - 2.996 ₺

Train, taxi  •  16h 29m

  1. Take the train from Pendik to Konya
  2. Take the train from Konya to Adana
  3. Take the train from Adana to İslahiye
  4. Take a taxi from İslahiye to Kilis

372 ₺ - 457 ₺

Drive  •  13h 27m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kilis 1166.3 km

1.000 ₺ - 1.500 ₺

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kilis is to bus which costs 130 ₺ - 290 ₺ and takes 19h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kilis is to fly and bus which costs 500 ₺ - 3.100 ₺ and takes 5h 45m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Kilis is 853 km. The road distance is 1166.3 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Kilis without a car is to train and taxi which takes 16h 29m and costs 370 ₺ - 460 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Istanbul to Kilis, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Gaziantep Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Kilis is 1166 km. It takes approximately 13h 27m to drive from Istanbul to Kilis.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Gaziantep Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Kilis. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Kilis.
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  • Distance: 852.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Kilis, Turkey?

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kilis twice daily. Tickets cost 130 ₺ - 280 ₺ and the journey takes 18h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Gaziantep
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Gaziantep via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Gaziantep
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Gaziantep via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Gaziantep via Ercan
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
340 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kahramanmaras
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kahramanmaras via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
320 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Gaziantep
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 550 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Gaziantep via Ercan
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 750 ₺
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gaziantep to Kilis
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15 ₺ - 23 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Kahramanmaras to Islahiye
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17 ₺ - 25 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Islahiye to Kilis
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 45 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kilis
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 280 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Other operators
Taxi from İslahiye to Kilis
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Estimated price
240 ₺ - 290 ₺

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