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There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Samos by car ferry, bus, ferry, car, plane or train

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

Car ferry, bus, ferry  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
  2. Take the bus from Yalova to Bursa
  3. Take the bus from Bursa Otogar to Izmir Otogar
  4. Take the bus from Izmir to Kusadası
  5. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

$15 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Kuşadası
  2. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

$11 - $63

5 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ayvalik
  2. Take the car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
  3. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Vathy, Samos

$70 - $108

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Siğacık
  2. Take the car ferry from Siğacık to Karlovasi
  3. Take the car ferry from Karlovasi to Vathy

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Izmir, train, ferry  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Izmir (ADB) IST - ADB
  2. Take the train from Adnan Menderes to Çamlık
  3. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

$23 - $130

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Samos  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Samos (SMI) IST - SMI

$101 - $601

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir, train, ferry  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Izmir (ADB) SAW - ADB
  2. Take the train from Adnan Menderes to Çamlık
  3. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

$23 - $126

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Samos is to bus and ferry which costs 60 ₺ - 360 ₺ and takes 14 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Samos is to fly and train and ferry which costs 120 ₺ - 750 ₺ and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Samos is 400 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Samos without a car is to car ferry and bus and ferry which takes 12 h 26 min and costs 80 ₺ - 410 ₺.

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It takes approximately 12 h 26 min to get from Istanbul to Samos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Izmir Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Samos is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 9:17 PM in Istanbul and 8:17 PM in Samos.

AtlasGlobal, Onur Air, Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Izmir Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Samos.
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  • Distance: 249.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 26 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Samos, Greece?

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and five other airlines fly from Istanbul to Samos every 4 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $270
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $70
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $170
Astra Airlines
Website
astra-airlines.gr
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Adnan Menderes to Çamlık
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Yalova to Bursa
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from İzmir to Kuşadası
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Kuşadası
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Yalova to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Bursa Otogar to Izmir Otogar
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Ferry operators
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yenikapı to Yalova
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $29
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
$29
Child
$15
Infant
$0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $41
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Ayvalık to Mitilini
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
jaletour.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mytilene to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$45 - $65
Business
$61
Car ferry from Karlovasi to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$7 - $11
Business
$9
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Siğacık to Karlovasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Karlovasi to Vathy
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $85
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $85
CABIN A3 outside
$45 - $55
CABIN A4 outside
$45 - $55
Economy
$18 - $21

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