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There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Side by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Antalya (AYT) IST - AYT
  2. Take the bus from Antalya to Side

$33 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Side

$13 - $20

7 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Antalya (AYT) SAW - AYT
  2. Take the bus from Antalya to Side

$25 - $113

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Gazipasa, bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Gazipasa (GZP) IST - GZP
  2. Take the bus from Alanya to Side

$33 - $262

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Isparta, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Isparta (ISE) IST - ISE
  2. Take the bus from Burdur to Side

$44 - $269

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Gazipasa, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Gazipasa (GZP) SAW - GZP
  2. Take the bus from Alanya to Side

$30 - $148

Bus, train  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gebze
  2. Take the train from Gebze to Konya Yht
  3. Take the bus from Konya to Manavgat

$21 - $33

Bus Pamukkale  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Alibeykoy to Manavgat

$18 - $29

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Side 458.5 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Side is to bus which costs 70 ₺ - 120 ₺ and takes 14 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Side is to fly and bus which costs 180 ₺ - 950 ₺ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Side is 517 km. The road distance is 733.6 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Side without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 48 min and costs 110 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Istanbul to Side, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Antalya Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Side is 734 km. It takes approximately 10 h 1 min to drive from Istanbul to Side.

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

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There are 198+ hotels available in Side. Prices start at $39 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 Side.
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  • Distance: 323.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Side, Turkey?

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Side every 2 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 12 h 52 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Gazipasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Gazipasa via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Isparta
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Gazipasa via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $2,000
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $180
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya via Ercan
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $180
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Gazipasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $210
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Konya
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Side
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alanya to Side
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Burdur to Side
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Side
Ave. Duration
12 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Konya to Manavgat
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Alibeykoy to Manavgat
Ave. Duration
12 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr

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