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There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Pátmos by bus, ferry, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus, Catamaran  •  17h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Patmos

54€ - 59€

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Bus, Catamaran via Yatağan  •  18h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Yatağan
  2. Take the bus from Yatağan to Bodrum
  3. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Patmos

58€ - 65€

Bus, car ferry  •  22h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ayvalik
  2. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
  3. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Fournoi
  4. Take the car ferry from Fournoi to Patmos

62€ - 142€

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 36m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Turgutreis
  2. Take the car ferry from Turgutreis to Kalymnos
  3. Take the car ferry from Kalymnos to Patmos

122€ - 224€

Fly from Istanbul Ataturk, Catamaran  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Bodrum (BJV) IST - BJV
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Patmos

81€ - 133€

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen, Catamaran  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Bodrum (BJV) SAW - BJV
  2. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Patmos

58€ - 87€

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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pátmos is 0210 521 2054.

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

The social distance requirement in Pátmos is 0.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0210 521 2054.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Pátmos is to bus and Catamaran which costs 530 ₺ - 580 ₺ and takes 17h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Pátmos is to fly and Catamaran which costs 750 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 6h 43m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Pátmos is 461 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Pátmos without a car is to bus and Catamaran which takes 17h 32m and costs 530 ₺ - 580 ₺.

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It takes approximately 17h 32m to get from Istanbul to Pátmos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Bodrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Pátmos is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 7:41 PM in Istanbul and 6:41 PM in Pátmos.

Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Bodrum Airport.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Pátmos. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Pátmos.
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  • Distance: 461.1 km
  • Duration: 17h 32m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Pátmos, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Pátmos. However, you can take the Metro to Otogar, take the walk to Istanbul Otogari, take the bus to Bodrum, take the walk to Bodrum, then take the Catamaran to Patmos. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Istanbul to Pátmos via Otogar, Istanbul, Yatağan, Yatağan, Bodrum, and Bodrum in around 18h 59m.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 50€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 95€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bodrum via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
23€ - 95€
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Yatağan
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Yatağan to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 14€
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Patmos
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
42€
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
facebook.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Schedules at
facebook.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mytilene to Fournoi
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
28€ - 85€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
40€ - 55€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
65€ - 85€
Economy
28€ - 40€
4 Bed Inside Cabin
45€ - 65€
Dodekanisos Seaways
Phone
+30 22410 70590
Email
info@12ne.gr
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Fournoi to Patmos
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways
Car ferry from Kalymnos to Patmos
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Kálymnos to Patmos
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
46€ - 49€
2 Bed Inside Cabin
55€ - 65€
Economy
22€ - 29€
4 Bed Outside Cabin
40€ - 50€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
60€ - 75€

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