There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Kos by car ferry, bus, ferry, train, 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, ferry  •  13 h 56 min

$36 - $60

6 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  16 h 15 min

$44 - $56

Car ferry, train, bus  •  19 h 12 min

$45 - $65

Drive, ferry  •  9 h 24 min

$106 - $154

Fly Istanbul to Bodrum, ferry  •  6 h 2 min

  1. IST - BJV

$44 - $197

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

  1. SAW - BJV

$38 - $133

Fly Istanbul to Kos  •  7 h 44 min

  1. IST - KGS

$79 - $345

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

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and five other airlines fly from Istanbul to Kos twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Kos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Istanbul to Kos via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Istanbul to Kos via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Istanbul to Kos via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Istanbul to Kos via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Bandırma to Basmane
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from İzmir Basmane to Söke
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Yalova to Bursa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from İzmir to Güvercinlik
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Söke to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Yalova to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Soke to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.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
$6 - $10
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $12
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Bodrum Ferryboat
Website
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Turgutreis to Kos
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
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
$30
Schedules at
turkishsealines.com.tr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Kos is 480 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kos is to car ferry and bus and ferry which costs 170 ₺ - 290 ₺ and takes 13 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kos is to fly and ferry which takes 6 h 2 min and costs 210 ₺ - 1.000 ₺.

It takes approximately 13 h 56 min to get from Istanbul to Kos, including transfers.