There are 12 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  •  6 h 40 min

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

$72 - $251

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 10 min

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

$85 - $367

Fly Istanbul to Brussels, train  •  8 h 20 min

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

$121 - $384

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels, train  •  9 h 44 min

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

$144 - $830

Fly Istanbul to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 49 min

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

$112 - $321

Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  38 h 43 min

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

$272 - $360

Bus  •  44 h 45 min

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

$280 - $383

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 Eindhoven
  5. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal

$152 - $226

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

$193 - $206

Night train, train  •  2 days 6 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 Duisburg Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  6. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$360 - $568

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 340 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 340 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Rotterdam is 2216 km. The road distance is 2676.5 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Istanbul to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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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.

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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 Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
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 Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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
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 Konya
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
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
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $260
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
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
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
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wien to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
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
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
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
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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
$106
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 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
$250 - $320
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
$90 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Burgas to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
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
$159
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
40 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
karat-s.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
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
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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