There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Fly Istanbul to Trabzon, bus  •  5 h 46 min

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

$29 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  19 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Rize

$21 - $29

6 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon, bus  •  7 h 5 min

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

$28 - $152

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

$206 - $491

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

$169 - $318

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Erzincan, taxi  •  8 h 43 min

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

$164 - $318

Bus Kamil Koc  •  23 h

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

$29 - $41

Drive  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Rize 713 miles

$140 - $220

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

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Rize 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 18 h.

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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzincan
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzincan via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
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 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzincan
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Erzurum via Izmir
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
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 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Rize
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
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 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bozüyük to Rize
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Other operators
Taxi from Erzurum to Rize
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Rize is 970 km. The road distance is 1141 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Rize is to bus which costs 95 ₺ - 140 ₺ and takes 19 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Rize is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 46 min and costs 130 ₺ - 650 ₺.

It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Istanbul to Rize, including transfers.