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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Rize by plane, shuttle, taxi, bus 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 Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon, shuttle  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Trabzon (TZX) IST - TZX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trabzon Airport to Rize

$29 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  19h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Rize

$17 - $24

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon, shuttle  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Trabzon (TZX) SAW - TZX
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Trabzon Airport to Rize

$27 - $150

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Erzurum, taxi  •  7h 33m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Erzurum (ERZ) IST - ERZ
  2. Take a taxi from Erzurum to Rize

$181 - $471

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum, taxi  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Erzurum (ERZ) SAW - ERZ
  2. Take a taxi from Erzurum to Rize

$143 - $297

Bus Kamil Koc  •  23h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Bozüyük
  2. Take the bus from Bozüyük to Rize

$23 - $33

Drive  •  14h 56m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Rize 713 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Rize is to bus which costs 90 ₺ - 140 ₺ and takes 19h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Rize is to fly and shuttle which costs 160 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 5h 35m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Rize is 970 km. The road distance is 1140.8 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Rize without a car is to bus which takes 19h 10m and costs 90 ₺ - 140 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Istanbul to Rize, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Trabzon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Rize is 1141 km. It takes approximately 14h 56m to drive from Istanbul to Rize.

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AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Trabzon Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Rize. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Rize.
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  • Distance: 606.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

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

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Rize 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 17h 58m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Erzurum
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Erzurum via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $180
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Bus operators
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Shuttle from Trabzon Airport to Rize
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Rize
Ave. Duration
17h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bozüyük
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bozüyük to Rize
Ave. Duration
17h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Other operators
Taxi from Erzurum to Rize
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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