There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Portugal by plane, 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 to Porto  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Porto (OPO) IST - OPO

$123 - $1,305

Cheapest option

Fly to Lisbon  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Lisbon (LIS) IST - LIS

$114 - $1,204

5 alternative options

Bus Georg  •  2 days 16 h

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

$450 - $613

Night train, train, bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Pitesti
  3. Take the bus from Pitesti to Zaragoza
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Vigo-Guixar A
  5. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  6. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$344 - $489

Bus Dary Commerce  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Lisbon Gare do Oriente

$160 - $171

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Shumen
  2. Take the bus from Shumen to Bucharest
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest to Lisbon - Sete Rios

Drive  •  38 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Lisbon 2561.5 miles

$550 - $850

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Portugal?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Istanbul to Matosinhos hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Lisbon via Sofia in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Istanbul to Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Istanbul to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Porto via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,100
Flights from Istanbul to Lisbon via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Lisbon via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Istanbul to Lisbon via Algiers
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,800
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Istanbul to Lisbon via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
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
$20 - $22
Website
bdz.bg
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Shumen
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $550
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Burgas to Lisbon Gare do Oriente
Ave. Duration
2 days 13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$133
Schedules at
dary.bg
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Shumen to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Lisbon - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Portugal is 3092 km. The road distance is 4098 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Portugal is to bus which costs 700 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 2 days 22 h.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Portugal is to fly which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 550 ₺ - 6.000 ₺.

No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Lisbon via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Istanbul to Portugal, including transfers.