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There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Poland by plane, bus, train, night train, ferry, car ferry 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 to Warsaw Chopin  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) IST - WAW

$72 - $173

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Fly to Poznan  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Poznan (POZ) IST - POZ

$104 - $254

Fly to Krakow  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Krakow (KRK) IST - KRK

$94 - $217

Bus, train  •  34h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Eic

$126 - $162

Bus Georg  •  37h 30m

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

$269 - $371

Bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  42h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Warschau Zachodni Busbahnhof

$106 - $147

Night train, train  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Arad D
  3. Take the train from Lököshaza to Szolnok D / ...
  4. Take the train from Szolnok to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Centralna Ic

$104 - $150

Ferry, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the car ferry from Haydarpaşa to Illichivsk
  3. Take the bus from Odessa to Warszawa

$132 - $168

Drive  •  21h 38m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Warsaw 1379.5 miles

$280 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Poland is to fly which costs 400 ₺ - 1.000 ₺ and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Poland is to fly which costs 400 ₺ - 1.000 ₺ and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Poland. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Warszawa via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 30m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Poland is 1444 km. The road distance is 2207.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Poland without a car is to bus and train which takes 34h 40m and costs 700 ₺ - 950 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Istanbul to Poland, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Poland is to fly which takes 5h 44m and costs 400 ₺ - 1.000 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1.500 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 37h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Istanbul to Poland bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Warszawa station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Poland.
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  • Distance: 902.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Poland?

Turkish Airlines, LOT and four other airlines fly from Istanbul to Warsaw every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Warsaw via Sofia in around 37h 30m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Poznan via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Krakow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Krakow via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Poznan via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Krakow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Warsaw Chopin via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Krakow via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Krakow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Warsaw Chopin via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Poznan via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Poznan via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Krakow via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Train operators
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 Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Lököshaza to Szolnok
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szolnok to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$240 - $310
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
matpu.com
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Warschau Zachodni Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
touring.bg
Ferry operators

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Poland is 2h behind Istanbul. It is currently 2:23 PM in Istanbul and 12:23 PM in Poland.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Poland is 2207 km. It takes approximately 21h 38m to drive from Istanbul to Poland.

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Turkish Airlines, LOT, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Poland. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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