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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Kos by car ferry, bus, ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus, Catamaran  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
  2. Take the bus from Yalova to Kemalpasa
  3. Take the bus from İzmir to Güvercinlik
  4. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos

$57 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus, Catamaran  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos

$38 - $49

5 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Turgutreis
  2. Take the car ferry from Turgutreis to Kalymnos
  3. Take the car ferry from Kalymnos to Kos

$136 - $259

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Bodrum, Catamaran  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Bodrum (BJV) IST - BJV
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos

$55 - $201

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Kos  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Kos (KGS) IST - KGS

$104 - $505

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum, Catamaran  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Bodrum (BJV) SAW - BJV
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos

$48 - $137

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman, bus, Catamaran  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dalaman (DLM) IST - DLM
  2. Take the bus from Dalaman to Bodrum
  3. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos

$70 - $279

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kos is to bus and Catamaran which costs 210 ₺ - 280 ₺ and takes 15 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kos is to fly and Catamaran which costs 310 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Kos is 480 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Kos without a car is to car ferry and bus and Catamaran which takes 12 h 36 min and costs 320 ₺ - 430 ₺.

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It takes approximately 12 h 36 min to get from Istanbul to Kos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Bodrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Kos is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 5:37 AM in Istanbul and 4:37 AM in Kos.

AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Bodrum Airport.

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There are 497+ hotels available in Kos. Prices start at $34 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 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Kos.
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  • Distance: 300.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 36 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Kos, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and eight other airlines fly from Istanbul to Kos 5 times a day.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kos via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kos via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Yalova to Kemalpasa
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from İzmir to Güvercinlik
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Dalaman to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Dodekanisos Seaways
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kalymnos to Kos
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
12ne.gr
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Kálymnos to Kos
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $85
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $85
CABIN A3 outside
$45 - $55
CABIN A4 outside
$45 - $55
Economy
$18 - $21

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