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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Kyrgyzstan by plane, bus, train, car or night train

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

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Manas  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Manas (FRU) IST - FRU

$162 - $372

Cheapest option

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Manas  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Manas (FRU) SAW - FRU

$104 - $258

6 alternative options

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Fergana  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Fergana (FEG) IST - FEG

$222 - $454

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Osh  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Osh (OSS) IST - OSS

$184 - $555

Bus, train, drive  •  7 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Warszawa
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Brest Central D
  4. Take the train from Brest Central to Novosibirsk(RUS) D
  5. Take the train from Novosibirsk(RUS) to Otar
  6. Drive from Otar to Bishkek

Bus, train, drive via Stary Oskol  •  7 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Kyiv
  3. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus to Stary Oskol
  4. Take the train from Starij Oskol to Novosibirsk(RUS) D
  5. Take the train from Novosibirsk(RUS) to Otar
  6. Drive from Otar to Bishkek

Night train, train, drive  •  8 days 2 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Brest Central D / ...
  4. Take the train from Brest Central to Novosibirsk(RUS) D
  5. Take the train from Novosibirsk(RUS) to Otar
  6. Drive from Otar to Bishkek

Drive  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Bishkek 3280 miles

$650 - $1,000

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kyrgyzstan is to fly which costs 550 ₺ - 1.500 ₺ and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kyrgyzstan is to fly which costs 900 ₺ - 2.200 ₺ and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Kyrgyzstan is 3781 km. The road distance is 5248 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Istanbul to Kyrgyzstan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Manas Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 50 min.

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Kyrgyzstan is 3 h ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 5:43 PM in Istanbul and 8:43 PM in Kyrgyzstan.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Kyrgyzstan is 5248 km. It takes approximately 2 days 20 h to drive from Istanbul to Kyrgyzstan.

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Avia Traffic Company, Air Astana, Turkish Airlines and Uzbekistan offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Manas Airport.

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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 Kyrgyzstan.
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  • Distance: 2363 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 54 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Kyrgyzstan?

Avia Traffic Company, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines fly from Istanbul to Bishkek 5 times a day.

Airlines
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Manas via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Fergana via Tashkent
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Manas
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Cityline Hungary
Website
citylinehungary.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Manas
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Osh via Manas
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Manas
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Avia Traffic Company
Website
aero.kg
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Manas
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Manas via Astana
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Fergana via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Manas via Dubai
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Osh via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Novosibirsk(RUS) to Otar
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Starij Oskol to Novosibirsk(RUS)
Ave. Duration
2 days 16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$55 - $85
2nd Class (Kupé)
$100 - $160
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Brest Central
Ave. Duration
14 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$240 - $310
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev Central Bus to Stary Oskol
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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