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There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix by plane, train, ferry, bus, bus and ferry, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Istanbul to Bologna  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Bologna (BLQ) IST - BLQ

€130 - €318

Cheapest option

Ferry to Sabiha Gokcen, fly to Bologna  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the ferry from Eminönü Ferry Terminal to Kadıköy
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Bologna (BLQ) SAW - BLQ

€63 - €180

7 alternative options

Fly Istanbul to Venice, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Venice (VCE) IST - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale

€131 - €351

Bus  •  33h 41m

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

€98 - €145

Bus via Belgrade  •  33h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Bologna

Bus, train  •  34h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Bruck/Mur Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Bruck/Mur to Venezia Mestre Rj
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...

€136 - €230

Bus, Bus and Ferry  •  46h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Alexandroupoli
  2. Take the Bus and Ferry from Alexandroupoli to Bologna

€208 - €328

Night train, train  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the night train from Videle to Wien Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...

€150 - €295

Drive  •  17h 52m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix 1887.2 km

€230 - €340

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in San Marino Grand Prix is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in San Marino Grand Prix is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in San Marino Grand Prix is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Turkey from Italy.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix is to ferry and fly which costs 550 ₺ - 1.600 ₺ and takes 9h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix is to fly which costs 1.100 ₺ - 2.800 ₺ and takes 5h 57m.

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The distance between Istanbul and San Marino Grand Prix is 1454 km. The road distance is 1887.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix without a car is to bus which takes 33h 41m and costs 850 ₺ - 1.300 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix is to fly which takes 5h 57m and costs 1.100 ₺ - 2.800 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 850 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 33h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix is 1887 km. It takes approximately 17h 52m to drive from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 68+ hotels available in San Marino Grand Prix. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix.
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  • Distance: 1453.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and San Marino Grand Prix, Italy?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to San Marino Grand Prix via Otogar, Istanbul, Sofia, Bologna Autostazione, and Carducci - Savonarola in around 33h 41m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Flights from Istanbul to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Venice via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Venice via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €190
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Bruck/Mur
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Bruck/Mur to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Graz Hbf to Bruck/Mur
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €10
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€5 - €7
Regional Train Ticket
€3 - €5
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€8 - €10
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Videle
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
€15 - €18
1st Class
€18 - €23
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10
Website
Has Turizm
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Schedules at
matpu.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Sofia to Bologna
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Belgrade to Bologna
Ave. Duration
15h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Istanbul to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
MetroTurizm
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Alexandroupoli to Bologna
Ave. Duration
37h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€200 - €310
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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