There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Rize by plane, bus, taxi 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 to Trabzon, bus  •  5 h 45 min

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

$28 - $134

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Bus MetroTurizm  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Rize

$15 - $21

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon, bus  •  7 h 4 min

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

$26 - $149

Fly Istanbul to Erzurum, taxi  •  7 h 18 min

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

$171 - $456

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

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

$133 - $281

Bus Kamil Koc  •  23 h

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

$20 - $30

Drive  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Rize 713 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Rize is to bus which costs 90 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 19 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Rize is to fly and bus which costs 170 ₺ - 850 ₺ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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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 19 h 10 min and costs 90 ₺ - 130 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Istanbul to Rize, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Trabzon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Onur Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Trabzon Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Rize. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min 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: 5 h 45 min

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

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Rize 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 17 h 58 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul to Erzurum
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Istanbul to Erzurum via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Bus operators
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon Airport to Rize
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Istanbul Otogari to Rize
Ave. Duration
17 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bozüyük
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bozüyük to Rize
Ave. Duration
17 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Other operators
Taxi from Erzurum to Rize
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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