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There are 13 ways to get from Istanbul to Netherlands by plane, train, bus, night 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.

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) IST - AMS

$67 - $223

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SAW - AMS

$79 - $339

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Brussels (BRU) IST - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda

$85 - $336

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dusseldorf (DUS) IST - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal

$97 - $304

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SAW - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal

$109 - $330

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Cologne Bonn, train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) IST - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Neuss Hbf
  3. Take the train from Neuss Hbf to Venlo
  4. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven

$113 - $318

Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  38 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$252 - $337

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  44 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Amsterdam

$129 - $211

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  47 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Amsterdam

$102 - $189

Bus KARAT-S, train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Duisburg
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$277 - $313

Night train, train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Arad D
  3. Take the train from Arad to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Rj
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Amsterdam Centraal

$353 - $498

Drive, train  •  27 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam

$407 - $604

Drive  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Amsterdam 1669.5 miles

$400 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Netherlands is to fly which costs 370 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Netherlands is to fly which costs 370 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 6 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Amsterdam via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 55 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Netherlands is 2165 km. The road distance is 2671.3 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Netherlands without a car is to bus and train which takes 38 h 25 min and costs 1.400 ₺ - 2.000 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Istanbul to Netherlands, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Netherlands bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Netherlands is to fly which takes 6 h 37 min and costs 370 ₺ - 1.300 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 700 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 44 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 40 min.

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Istanbul to Netherlands bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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  • Distance: 1353 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Netherlands?

AtlasGlobal, KLM and eight other airlines fly from Istanbul to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Sofia in around 44 h 55 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $4,400
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf via Kayseri
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf via Ankara
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam Schiphol via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Videle to Arad
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
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
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
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 Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
34 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
matpu.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$270 - $350
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
40 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$213
Schedules at
karat-s.com

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Netherlands is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 7:13 AM in Istanbul and 5:13 AM in Netherlands.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Netherlands is 2671 km. It takes approximately 25 h 39 min to drive from Istanbul to Netherlands.

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AtlasGlobal, KLM, LOT and six other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 370+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at $67 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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