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  •  12 h 29 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 car ferry from Bodrum to Kos

$54 - $69

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus, ferry  •  13 h 54 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
  2. Take the bus from Yalova to Bursa
  3. Take the bus from Bursa Otogar to Izmir Otogar
  4. Take the bus from İzmir to Güvercinlik
  5. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Kos

$30 - $50

5 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  16 h 19 min

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

$40 - $50

Drive, ferry  •  9 h 24 min

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

$105 - $154

Fly Istanbul to Bodrum, ferry  •  6 h 2 min

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

$43 - $195

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum, ferry  •  7 h 27 min

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

$36 - $130

Fly Istanbul to Kos  •  7 h 19 min

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

$79 - $345

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kos is to car ferry and bus and ferry which costs 180 ₺ - 320 ₺ and takes 13 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kos is to fly and ferry which costs 260 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Kos is 480 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 29 min to get from Istanbul to Kos, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Kos is Kos (KGS) Airport which is 20.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Bodrum (BJV) (51.8 km), Rhodes (RHO) (90 km), Dalaman (DLM) (134.9 km) and Izmir (ADB) (155.9 km).

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Kos.
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  • Distance: 300.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 29 min

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

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and four other airlines fly from Istanbul to Kos 4 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Kos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Istanbul to Kos via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Istanbul to Kos via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Istanbul to Kos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,000
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
$7 - $15
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Yalova to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
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
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Yalova to Bursa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Bursa Otogar to Izmir Otogar
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
pamukkale.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
Turkish Sealines
Phone
+90 252 316 22 22
Email
reservation@turkishsealines.com
Website
turkishsealines.com.tr
Car ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
turkishsealines.com.tr
Bodrum Ferryboat
Website
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Turgutreis to Kos
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com

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