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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Odessa by plane, ferry, car ferry, bus, night train, 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  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Odesa (ODS) IST - ODS

$77 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus TransEvren  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanța to Odessa Central Bus Sofia-Varna-Odessa

$55 - $78

5 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry  •  25 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the car ferry from Haydarpaşa to Illichivsk

$90 - $92

Bus Avtoekspres  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Odessa

$57 - $88

Ferry  •  31 h 36 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the ferry from Haydarpaşa to Chernomorsk Chernomorsk

$86 - $152

Night train, train  •  39 h 20 min

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Medgidia Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Medgidia to Tulcea Oras R / ...
  4. Take the train from Izmail to Odessa Gl. D

$73 - $109

Drive  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Odessa 690.4 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Odessa is to bus which costs 310 ₺ - 440 ₺ and takes 26 h.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Odessa is to fly which costs 430 ₺ - 750 ₺ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Odessa. However, there are services departing from Istanbul - Aksaray and arriving at Odessa Central Bus via Constanța. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h.

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The distance between Istanbul and Odessa is 624 km. The road distance is 1104.7 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Odessa without a car is to ferry and car ferry which takes 25 h 47 min and costs 510 ₺ - 520 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Istanbul to Odessa, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Odessa bus services, operated by TransEvren, depart from Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Odessa is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 430 ₺ - 750 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 310 ₺ - 440 ₺ and takes 26 h.

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

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Istanbul to Odessa bus services, operated by Maximov Tours, arrive at Odessa Central Bus station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Odessa.
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  • Distance: 390.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Odessa, Ukraine?

Ukraine International Airlines, Onur Air and two other airlines fly from Istanbul to Odessa every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Odessa via Constanta and Constanța in around 26 h.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine
Website
atlasglb.com.ua
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Medgidia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Medgidia to Tulcea Oras
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Bus operators
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Constanța to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Odessa
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Haydarpaşa to Chernomorsk
Ave. Duration
29 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
ukrferry.com
Lux
$200
Suite
$170
Standard
$145
Economy
$85

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Odessa is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 12:13 AM in Istanbul and 12:13 AM in Odessa.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Odessa is 1105 km. It takes approximately 15 h 43 min to drive from Istanbul to Odessa.

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Onur Air, Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine, Ukraine International Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Odesa Airport.

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There are 2273+ hotels available in Odessa. Prices start at $24 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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