There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Tabriz by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Tabriz  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (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

$24 - $44

5 alternative options

Fly to Hakkari Yüksekova, drive  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (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, train, drive  •  40 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari 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

$39 - $65

Bus Kamil Koc, train  •  42 h 12 min

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

$33 - $58

Drive  •  24 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Tabriz 1136.8 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Tabriz is to bus and train which costs 140 ₺ - 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 750 ₺ - 2.200 ₺ and takes 5 h 33 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 140 ₺ - 270 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Istanbul to Tabriz, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Tabriz Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Tabriz is 30 min ahead of Istanbul. It is currently 9:18 PM in Istanbul and 10:48 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 Airport to Tabriz Airport.

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The nearest airport to Tabriz is Tabriz (TBZ) Airport which is 7.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Urmieh (OMH) (117.7 km), Nakchivan (NAJ) (142.8 km) and Ardabil (ADU) (187.9 km).

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Tabriz.
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  • Distance: 949.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Tabriz once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Istanbul to Hakkari Yüksekova
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Istanbul to Hakkari Yüksekova via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h
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
$3 - $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 - $10
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Rāzī to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 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
$17 - $28
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Van
Ave. Duration
24 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $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
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 Istanbul to Orhangazi
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Orhangazi to İnegöl
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from İnegöl to Van
Ave. Duration
25 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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