There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Trabzon by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Istanbul Ataturk  •  2h 16m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Trabzon (TZX) IST - TZX

393 ₺ - 806 ₺

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Bus  •  17h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon

114 ₺ - 254 ₺

3 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Trabzon (TZX) SAW - TZX

239 ₺ - 558 ₺

Bus via Fatsa  •  18h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Fatsa
  2. Take the bus from Fatsa to Trabzon

164 ₺ - 284 ₺

Drive  •  13h 49m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Trabzon 1064.1 km

900 ₺ - 1.400 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon is to bus which costs 110 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 17h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon is to fly which costs 390 ₺ - 850 ₺ and takes 2h 16m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Trabzon is 904 km. The road distance is 1064.1 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon without a car is to bus which takes 17h 24m and costs 110 ₺ - 260 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Istanbul to Trabzon, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon is to fly which takes 2h 16m and costs 390 ₺ - 850 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 17h 24m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Trabzon is 1064 km. It takes approximately 13h 49m to drive from Istanbul to Trabzon.

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

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There are 456+ hotels available in Trabzon. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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  • Distance: 903.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 16m

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Trabzon hourly. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon twice daily. Tickets cost 110 ₺ - 250 ₺ and the journey takes 16h 12m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 250 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Fatsa
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
95 ₺ - 190 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Fatsa to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 90 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr

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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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