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Recommended option

Car ferry, bus, ferry  •  10 h 55 min

$19 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus Pamukkale, ferry  •  11 h 13 min

$17 - $77

7 alternative options

Bus MetroTurizm, ferry  •  15 h 44 min

$18 - $82

Bus, car ferry  •  20 h 6 min

$75 - $116

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 52 min

Fly Istanbul to Izmir, train, ferry  •  6 h 42 min

  1. IST - ADB

$25 - $131

Fly Istanbul to Samos  •  8 h 1 min

  1. IST - SMI

$101 - $601

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir, train, ferry  •  8 h 11 min

  1. SAW - ADB

$26 - $128

Fly Istanbul to Bodrum, ferry, car ferry  •  10 h 37 min

  1. IST - BJV

$73 - $292

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

Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and six other airlines fly from Istanbul to Samos 5 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $270
Flights from Istanbul to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $70
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Istanbul to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $170
Flights from Istanbul to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $85
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Istanbul to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Istanbul to Samos via Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Istanbul to Samos via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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
$2 - $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 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Kuşadası
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Yalova to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alibeyköy to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
huntur.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 4 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 - $30
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
$30
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 - $42
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
$19 - $29
Schedules at
jaletour.com
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mytilene to Vathy
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$45 - $65
Business
$62
Turyol
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Siğacık to Karlovasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Bodrum Ferryboat
Website
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Kos to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $95
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$70 - $95
CABIN A3 outside
$60 - $70
CABIN A4 outside
$60 - $70
Economy
$29 - $34

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Samos is 400 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Samos is to car ferry and bus and ferry which costs 90 ₺ - 370 ₺ and takes 10 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Samos is to fly and train and ferry which takes 6 h 42 min and costs 110 ₺ - 650 ₺.

It takes approximately 10 h 55 min to get from Istanbul to Samos, including transfers.