There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Pamukkale by plane, taxi, bus, ferry, 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 from Istanbul Ataturk, taxi  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Denizli (DNZ) IST - DNZ
  2. Take a taxi from Denizli to Pamukkale

$52 - $287

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the train from Pendik to Eskişehir Yht
  3. Take the train from Eskişehir to Denizli

$14 - $20

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Fly from Sabiha Gokcen, taxi  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Denizli (DNZ) SAW - DNZ
  2. Take a taxi from Denizli to Pamukkale

$40 - $113

Bus  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Denizli

$17 - $28

Bus via Gemlik  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gemlik
  2. Take the bus from Gemlik to Denizli

$23 - $34

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Pamukkale 353.3 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Pamukkale is 345 km. The road distance is 565.3 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Pamukkale without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Istanbul to Pamukkale, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Denizli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Pamukkale is 565 km. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from Istanbul to Pamukkale.

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

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There are 68+ hotels available in Pamukkale. Prices start at $20 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 .

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Pamukkale.
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  • Distance: 215.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Istanbul to Pamukkale every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 10 h 20 min. MetroTurizm also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Denizli
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $490
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Denizli
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Denizli
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $130
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Eskişehir
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Eskişehir to Denizli
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Denizli
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gemlik
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gemlik to Denizli
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Denizli
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Other operators
Taxi from Denizli to Pamukkale
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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