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

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Fly from Istanbul  •  3 h 18 min

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

$29 - $134

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Bus MetroTurizm  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 38 min

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

$27 - $149

Bus Kamil Koc  •  18 h 31 min

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

$19 - $27

Drive  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Trabzon 664.5 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon is to bus which costs 90 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 17 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon is to fly which costs 170 ₺ - 850 ₺ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Trabzon is 904 km. The road distance is 1063.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 24 min and costs 90 ₺ - 130 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min 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 3 h 18 min and costs 170 ₺ - 850 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 17 h 24 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Trabzon is 1063 km. It takes approximately 13 h 50 min to drive from Istanbul to Trabzon.

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Onur Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Trabzon Airport.

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There are 667+ hotels available in Trabzon. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Trabzon.
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  • Distance: 564.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

Turkish Airlines and Onur Air fly from Istanbul to Trabzon hourly. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Trabzon twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 16 h 12 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
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
16 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Perşembe
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Perşembe to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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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