There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Tarsus by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Istanbul Ataturk  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Adana (ADA) IST - ADA

621 ₺ - 1.693 ₺

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Bus, train  •  15h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Adana
  2. Take the train from Adana Station to Tarsus 62621 / ...

94 ₺ - 217 ₺

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Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Adana (ADA) SAW - ADA

157 ₺ - 295 ₺

Train  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the train from Pendik to Konya
  2. Take the train from Konya to Adana
  3. Take the train from Adana Station to Tarsus

127 ₺ - 162 ₺

Bus  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Tarsus

134 ₺ - 214 ₺

Drive  •  10h 22m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Tarsus 910.9 km

800 ₺ - 1.200 ₺

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Tarsus is to bus which costs 130 ₺ - 220 ₺ and takes 14h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Tarsus is to fly which costs 600 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 4h 31m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Tarsus is 686 km. The road distance is 910.9 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Tarsus without a car is to train which takes 12h 40m and costs 120 ₺ - 170 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Istanbul to Tarsus, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Tarsus is to fly which takes 4h 31m and costs 600 ₺ - 1.700 ₺. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120 ₺ - 170 ₺ and takes 12h 40m, you could also bus, which costs 130 ₺ - 220 ₺ and takes 14h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Adana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Tarsus is 911 km. It takes approximately 10h 22m to drive from Istanbul to Tarsus.

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AtlasGlobal, Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Adana Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Tarsus. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Tarsus.
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  • Distance: 686.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Tarsus, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, AtlasGlobal and Pegasus Airlines fly from Istanbul to Tarsus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Istanbul to Tarsus via Pendik, Konya, and Adana Station in around 12h 40m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Adana
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 4.900 ₺
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Adana via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 4.900 ₺
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Adana via Ercan
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 4.900 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 260 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 270 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Adana via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
460 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 190 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana via Ercan
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 180 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana via Antalya
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 180 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Adana via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 180 ₺
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Adana via Ercan
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Bus operators

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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