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

Recommended option

Fly to Sochi, train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$117 - $235

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm, car ferry  •  23 h 55 min

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

$83 - $91

3 alternative options

Fly to Trabzon, car ferry  •  9 h 43 min

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

$93 - $198

Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry  •  25 h 3 min

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

$88 - $99

Drive  •  22 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Sochi 1028 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Sochi is to bus and car ferry which costs 390 ₺ - 440 ₺ and takes 23 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Sochi is to fly and train which costs 550 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Istanbul to Sochi, including transfers.

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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 airport, fly to Sochi, take the walk to Adler, take the line 105 bus to Adler Station, then take the train to Sochi. Alternatively, you can take the Metro to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, take the walk to Istanbul 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 to Sochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
16 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Perşembe
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Perşembe to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.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
$64
Schedules at
in-sochi.ru

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