There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Stockholm by plane, bus, train, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Istanbul  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Stockholm (ARN) IST - ARN

$98 - $163

Cheapest option

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Stockholm (ARN) SAW - ARN

$91 - $229

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  4. Take the train from København H to Lund Centralstation
  5. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$351 - $521

Bus Biss-Tours  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the bus from Graz to Šentilj
  3. Take the bus from Šentilj to Stockholm

$186 - $289

Night train, train  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  5. Take the train from København H to Lund Centralstation
  6. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$424 - $688

Bus Transmarian  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi
  2. Take the bus from Galaţi to Stockholm

Bus, night train  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cerkezkoy
  2. Take the night train from Çerkezköy to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  3. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Stockholm

$134 - $169

Drive  •  34 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Stockholm 2249.4 miles

$500 - $750

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Stockholm is to fly which costs 430 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Stockholm is to fly which costs 470 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Stockholm is 2173 km. The road distance is 3599.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Istanbul to Stockholm, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Stockholm. However, there are services departing from Istanbul - Aksaray and arriving at Stockholm via Galaţi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21 h.

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What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Stockholm, Sweden?

Turkish Airlines, LOT and six other airlines fly from Istanbul to Stockholm hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Stockholm via Otogar, Istanbul, Graz, Graz, and Šentilj in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Stockholm via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Stockholm via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Istanbul to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Istanbul to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Stockholm via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Stockholm via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Stockholm via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul to Stockholm via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Stockholm via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $13
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $19
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$17 - $24
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Çerkezköy to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Graz to Šentilj
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Šentilj to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
29 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Bundavica d.o.o.
Phone
+387 35 361 020
Website
bundavica.com
Bus from Šentilj to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
31 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$175 - $190
Schedules at
bundavica.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cerkezkoy
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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