There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Lebanon by plane, bus, train, car ferry 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 from Istanbul  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Beirut (BEY) IST - BEY

$105 - $274

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm, car ferry, drive  •  26 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
  2. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Tripoli
  3. Drive from Tripoli to Beirut

$53 - $204

4 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Beirut (BEY) SAW - BEY

$108 - $330

Bus, train, car ferry, drive  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
  2. Take the train from Gebze to Konya Yht
  3. Take the bus from Konya to Tasucu
  4. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Tripoli
  5. Drive from Tripoli to Beirut

$58 - $212

Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry, drive  •  29 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Erdemli
  2. Take the bus from Erdemli to Silifke
  3. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Tripoli
  4. Drive from Tripoli to Beirut

$60 - $216

Drive  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Beirut 899.4 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Lebanon is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 1.600 ₺ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Lebanon is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Lebanon is 1000 km. The road distance is 1439 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Istanbul to Lebanon, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Lebanon?

Middle East Airlines, AtlasGlobal and two other airlines fly from Istanbul to Beirut every 4 hours.

Airlines
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul to Beirut
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Beirut
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Beirut
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Beirut
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Beirut via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
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
$7 - $10
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Konya to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tasucu
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Erdemli
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Erdemli to Silifke
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Tripoli
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com
Akgunler
Website
akgunlerdenizcilik.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Tripoli
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Schedules at
akgunlerdenizcilik.com

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