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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Mardin by plane, taxi, ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly Istanbul to Mardin  •  2h 33m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Mardin (MQM) IST - MQM

490 ₺ - 653 ₺

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Bus  •  23h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Mardin

144 ₺ - 344 ₺

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Fly Istanbul to Diyarbakir, taxi  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Diyarbakir (DIY) IST - DIY
  2. Take a taxi from Diyarbakir to Mardin

965 ₺ - 2.263 ₺

Fly Istanbul to Batman, taxi  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Batman (BAL) IST - BAL
  2. Take a taxi from Batman to Mardin

965 ₺ - 1.763 ₺

Ferry to Sabiha Gokcen, fly to Mardin  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the ferry from Eminönü Ferry Terminal to Kadıköy
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Mardin (MQM) SAW - MQM

350 ₺ - 841 ₺

Train, taxi  •  30h 12m

  1. Take the train from Halkali to Ankara Yht
  2. Take the train from Ankara to Diyarbakır
  3. Take a taxi from Arzuoğlu to Mardin

377 ₺ - 468 ₺

Drive  •  16h 16m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Mardin 1475.3 km

1.300 ₺ - 2.000 ₺

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mardin is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mardin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mardin is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

Last updated: 2 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Mardin is to bus which costs 140 ₺ - 350 ₺ and takes 23h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Mardin is to fly which costs 490 ₺ - 700 ₺ and takes 2h 33m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Mardin is 1096 km. The road distance is 1475.3 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Mardin without a car is to bus which takes 23h 12m and costs 140 ₺ - 350 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Istanbul to Mardin, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Mardin is to fly which takes 2h 33m and costs 490 ₺ - 700 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140 ₺ - 350 ₺ and takes 23h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Mardin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Mardin is 1475 km. It takes approximately 16h 16m to drive from Istanbul to Mardin.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Airport to Mardin Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Mardin. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Mardin.
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  • Distance: 1095.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Mardin, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Mardin twice daily. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul Otogari to Mardin once daily. Tickets cost 140 ₺ - 340 ₺ and the journey takes 22h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Mardin
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
310 ₺ - 650 ₺
Flights from Istanbul to Diyarbakir
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Flights from Istanbul to Batman
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Mardin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
380 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Mardin via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
380 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul to Batman via Izmir
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Mardin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 750 ₺
Train operators
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Mardin
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 340 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Diyarbakir to Mardin
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Estimated price
310 ₺ - 380 ₺
Yasemin Konakları Barış Taksi Durağı
Phone
+90 212 655 05 05
Website
yasemin-konaklar-bars-taksi-durag.business.site
Taxi Diclekent
Phone
+90 535 015 35 36
Website
diclekent-taksi.business.site
Rihan Taxi
Phone
+90 537 956 98 05
Website
website-14296968482153696201-taxistand.business.site

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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