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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Tabriz by plane, car, bus or train

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Recommended option

Fly to Tabriz  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Tabriz (TBZ) IST - TBZ

$124 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Van  •  36 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Van
  2. Take the train from Van to Tabriz

$27 - $47

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Fly to Hakkari Yüksekova, drive  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Hakkari Yüksekova (YKO) IST - YKO
  2. Drive from Hakkari Yüksekova to Tabriz

$261 - $526

Bus, train  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Nahcivan
  2. Take the train from Jolfa to Tabriz 945

Bus  •  39 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Igdir
  2. Take the bus from Kilikia bus station to Tabriz

Bus Kamil Koc, train  •  41 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gemlik
  2. Take the bus from Gemlik to İnegöl
  3. Take the bus from İnegöl to Van
  4. Take the train from Van to Tabriz

$36 - $63

Bus, train, drive  •  41 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gebze
  2. Take the train from Gebze to Ankara Yht
  3. Take the train from Ankara to Tatvan
  4. Take the bus from Tatvan to Van
  5. Drive from Van to Rāzī
  6. Take the train from Rāzī to Tabriz

$38 - $67

Drive  •  24 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Tabriz 1136.8 miles

$230 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Tabriz is to bus and train which costs 150 ₺ - 270 ₺ and takes 36 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Tabriz is to fly which costs 700 ₺ - 2.000 ₺ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Tabriz is 1520 km. The road distance is 1818.9 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Tabriz without a car is to bus and train which takes 36 h 6 min and costs 150 ₺ - 270 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Istanbul to Tabriz, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Tabriz is to fly which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 700 ₺ - 2.000 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 39 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Tabriz Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Tabriz is 30 min ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 12:56 PM in Istanbul and 1:26 PM in Tabriz.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Tabriz is 1819 km. It takes approximately 24 h 6 min to drive from Istanbul to Tabriz.

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

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  • Distance: 949.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Tabriz, Iran?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Tabriz 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Tabriz via Otogar, Istanbul Otogari, Igdir, Sovetakan, Noragavit, and Kilikia bus station in around 39 h 47 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hakkari Yüksekova
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hakkari Yüksekova via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Train operators
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Phone
021- 55122417
Email
info@raja.ir
Website
raja.ir
Train from Jolfa to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
raja.ir
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Van to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Tatvan
Ave. Duration
25 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Rāzī to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Nahcivan
Ave. Duration
20 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Igdir
Ave. Duration
18 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Van
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Tatvan to Van
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
bus
Bus from Kilikia bus station to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gemlik
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gemlik to İnegöl
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from İnegöl to Van
Ave. Duration
25 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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

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