There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Rhodes by plane, shuttle, ferry, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Rhodes  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Rhodes (RHO) IST - RHO

97€ - 277€

Cheapest option

Bus, Catamaran  •  14h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Samandira Tesis to Marmaris
  2. Take the Catamaran from Marmaris to Rhodes

56€ - 66€

3 alternative options

Fly to Dalaman, shuttle, Catamaran  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dalaman (DLM) IST - DLM
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Dalaman Airport to Marmaris
  3. Take the Catamaran from Marmaris to Rhodes

81€ - 142€

Bus, car ferry  •  18h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gemlik
  2. Take the bus from Gemlik to Marmaris
  3. Take the car ferry from Marmaris to Rhodes

Drive, Catamaran  •  9h 43m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Marmaris
  2. Take the Catamaran from Marmaris to Rhodes

125€ - 163€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Rhodes is to bus and Catamaran which costs 420 ₺ - 500 ₺ and takes 14h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Rhodes is to fly which costs 700 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 5h 7m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Rhodes is 513 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Rhodes without a car is to bus and Catamaran which takes 14h 14m and costs 420 ₺ - 500 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Istanbul to Rhodes, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Rhodes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Rhodes Airport.

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There are 1091+ hotels available in Rhodes. 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 Rhodes.
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  • Distance: 513 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

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

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and 11 other airlines fly from Istanbul to Rhodes hourly.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Rhodes via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Rhodes via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Rhodes via Athens, Heraklion
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Rhodes via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Rhodes via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dalaman
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 150€
Bus operators
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Shuttle from Dalaman Airport to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Samandira Tesis to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 22€
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gemlik
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gemlik to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 20€
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 Marmaris to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines

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