There are 13 ways to get from Istanbul to Rotterdam by plane, train, bus, night bus, night 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 Istanbul to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Amsterdam (AMS) IST - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$81 - $251

12 alternative options

Fly Istanbul to Brussels, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Brussels (BRU) IST - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$122 - $390

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Amsterdam (AMS) SAW - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$94 - $368

Fly Istanbul to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Dusseldorf (DUS) IST - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal

$103 - $307

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Brussels (BRU) SAW - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$145 - $837

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf, train  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SAW - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal

$116 - $334

Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  38 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  4. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal

$274 - $354

Bus  •  44 h 45 min

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

$291 - $406

Bus EAAA, train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Düsseldorf
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  4. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal

$152 - $234

Bus, night bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Duisburg
  3. Take the night bus from Duisburg to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS

$204 - $216

Night train, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  6. Take the train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal

$355 - $565

Drive, train  •  27 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Rotterdam

$414 - $616

Drive  •  25 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Rotterdam 1672.8 miles

$400 - $600

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Rotterdam via Sofia in around 44 h 45 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam via Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf via Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf via Antalya
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Dusseldorf via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $50
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wien to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
34 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$260 - $340
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
32 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Burgas to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
39 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$167
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
40 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$167
Schedules at
karat-s.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Duisburg to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Istanbul to Rotterdam?

The distance between Istanbul and Rotterdam is 2216 km. The road distance is 2677 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Rotterdam?

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 330 ₺ - 1.100 ₺ and takes 7 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Istanbul to Rotterdam?

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Rotterdam is to fly and train which takes 7 h and costs 330 ₺ - 1.100 ₺.

Is there a direct bus between Istanbul and Rotterdam?

No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Rotterdam via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Istanbul to Rotterdam?

It takes approximately 7 h to get from Istanbul to Rotterdam, including transfers.