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

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Fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Venice (VCE) IST - VCE

$87 - $345

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Bus Georg  •  28 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Venezia

$170 - $243

Bus Yubim  •  30 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station

$156 - $225

Bus, train  •  31 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) Bus
  3. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia Rj

$123 - $175

Drive  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Venice 1069.6 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Venice is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 2.200 ₺ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Venice is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 2.200 ₺ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Venice. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Venezia via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h.

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The distance between Istanbul and Venice is 1430 km. The road distance is 1711.4 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Venice without a car is to bus which takes 28 h and costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Istanbul to Venice, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Venice bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Venice is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 500 ₺ - 2.200 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.600 ₺ and takes 28 h.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Istanbul to Venice bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Venezia station.

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Venice is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 4:29 PM in Istanbul and 3:29 PM in Venice.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Venice is 1711 km. It takes approximately 16 h 48 min to drive from Istanbul to Venice.

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  • Distance: 893.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Venice, Italy?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and Luxair fly from Istanbul to Venice 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Venice via Sofia in around 28 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Istanbul to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Venezia
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
matpu.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
16 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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