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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Larnaca by plane, bus, car ferry, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Ercan (ECN) IST - ECN

$42 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus, train, car ferry  •  25 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gebze
  2. Take the train from Gebze to Konya Yht
  3. Take the train from Konya to Adana
  4. Take the train from Adana to Mersin
  5. Take the car ferry from Mersin to Famagusta

$37 - $48

6 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Ercan (ECN) SAW - ECN

$39 - $136

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Larnaca (LCA) IST - LCA

$102 - $172

Bus, car ferry  •  24 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
  2. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
  3. Take the bus from Nicosia to Larnaca Finikoudes

$42 - $52

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Taşucu
  2. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
  3. Drive from Kyrenia to Larnaca

$165 - $229

Car ferry, drive, bus via Kumla  •  21 h 17 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Kumla
  2. Drive from Kumla to Taşucu
  3. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
  4. Take the bus from Nicosia to Larnaca Finikoudes

$129 - $181

Car ferry, drive, bus  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Mudanya
  2. Drive from Mudanya to Taşucu
  3. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
  4. Take the bus from Nicosia to Larnaca Finikoudes

$129 - $181

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Larnaca is to bus and train and car ferry which costs 200 ₺ - 270 ₺ and takes 25 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Larnaca is to fly which costs 230 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Larnaca is 791 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Larnaca without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 24 h 1 min and costs 230 ₺ - 300 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Istanbul to Larnaca, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Ercan Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Larnaca is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 4:24 PM in Istanbul and 3:24 PM in Larnaca.

Pegasus Airlines, AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Ercan Airport.

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There are 825+ hotels available in Larnaca. Prices start at $51 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 Larnaca.
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  • Distance: 494.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Larnaca, Cyprus?

AtlasGlobal, Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines fly from Istanbul to Larnaca every 3 hours.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca via Cairo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Larnaca via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $3,500
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Konya
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Konya to Adana
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Adana to Mersin
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
14 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Cyprus by Bus
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com
Cyprus Turkish Shipping Company
Website
kibrisdeniz.net
Car ferry from Mersin to Famagusta
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
kibrisdeniz.net
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yenikapı to Kumla
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yenikapı to Mudanya
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ido.com.tr

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