There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Limassol by plane, bus, 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 Istanbul to Ercan, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Ercan (ECN) IST - ECN
  2. Take the bus from Latsia to Limassol

$44 - $144

Cheapest option

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Ercan (ECN) SAW - ECN
  2. Take the bus from Latsia to Limassol

$42 - $140

6 alternative options

Fly Istanbul to Larnaca, Express  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Larnaca (LCA) IST - LCA
  2. Take the Express from Larnaca Airport to Agios Georgios Havouzas Church, Larnaca

$104 - $178

Bus MetroTurizm, car ferry  •  24 h 14 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 Limassol

$51 - $62

Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry  •  30 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Erdemli
  2. Take the car ferry from Mersin to Famagusta
  3. Take the bus from Famagusta to Nicosia
  4. Take the bus from Nicosia to Limassol

$67 - $83

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 44 min

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

$174 - $240

Car ferry, drive, bus via Mudanya  •  21 h 17 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 Limassol

$135 - $189

Car ferry, drive, bus  •  21 h 6 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
  2. Drive from Yalova to Taşucu
  3. Take the car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
  4. Take the bus from Nicosia to Limassol

$155 - $229

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Limassol is to fly and bus which costs 200 ₺ - 700 ₺ and takes 8 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Limassol is to fly and bus which costs 210 ₺ - 700 ₺ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Limassol is 790 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Istanbul to Limassol, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Limassol. However, you can take the Metro to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the walk to Istanbul airport, fly to Ercan, take the drive to Latsia, then take the bus to Limassol. Alternatively, you can take the Metro to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the walk to Istanbul airport, fly to Larnaca, take the walk to Larnaca Airport, then take the Express to Limassol.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Adana
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ercan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ercan
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Cairo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $3,500
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Beirut
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Istanbul to Larnaca via Minsk
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Bus operators
Cyprus by Bus
Email
info@cyprusbybus.com
Website
cyprusbybus.com
Bus from Latsia to Limassol
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
cyprusbybus.com
Bus from Larnaca Airport to Agios Georgios Havouzas Church, Larnaca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
cyprusbybus.com
Bus from Nicosia to Limassol
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
cyprusbybus.com
MetroTurizm
Website
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
North Cyprus Company
Website
northcyprusonline.com
Bus from Famagusta to Nicosia
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
northcyprusonline.com
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Taşucu to Kyrenia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
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
$22
Schedules at
kibrisdeniz.net
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
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
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

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