There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Sochi by plane, train, car ferry, bus, ferry or car

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Fly to Sochi, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Sochi (AER) IST - AER
  2. Take the train from Adler to Sochi

$120 - $235

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Bus, car ferry  •  23 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
  2. Take the car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi

$78 - $84

3 alternative options

Fly to Trabzon, car ferry  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Trabzon (TZX) IST - TZX
  2. Take the car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi

$91 - $196

Bus, ferry  •  32 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
  2. Take the bus from Bursa to Pazar
  3. Take the bus from Pazar to Batumi
  4. Take the ferry from Batumi to Sochi

$128 - $146

Drive  •  22 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Sochi 1028 miles

$210 - $310

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The distance between Istanbul and Sochi is 931 km. The road distance is 1644.8 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Sochi without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 23 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Istanbul to Sochi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Sochi is 1645 km. It takes approximately 22 h 36 min to drive from Istanbul to Sochi.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sochi Airport.

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There are 3479+ hotels available in Sochi. Prices start at $22 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 .

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Sochi.
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  • Distance: 581.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Sochi, Russia?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Sochi. However, you can take the Metro to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the walk to Istanbul Ataturk airport, fly to Sochi, take the walk to Adler, take the line 105 bus to Adler Station, take the walk to Adler, then take the train to Sochi. Alternatively, you can take the Metro to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the walk to Istanbul Ataturk airport, fly to Trabzon, take the taxi to Trabzon, then take the car ferry to Sochi.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
16 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Pazar to Batumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Pazar
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
kamilkoc.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 - $5
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Ferry operators
Olympia Line
Website
olympia-line.ru
Car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
in-sochi.ru
SCF Port of Soci
Phone
+ 7-918-409-12-96
Email
info@morport-sochi.ru
Website
morport-sochi.ru
Ferry from Batumi to Sochi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$103
Schedules at
morport-sochi.ru

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