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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Venice  •  5 h 31 min

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

$87 - $345

6 alternative options

Fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Bologna (BLQ) IST - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station

$95 - $336

Bus Georg  •  28 h

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

$170 - $242

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

$142 - $190

Night train, train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia Rj

$205 - $324

Drive  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Venice 1069.6 miles

$250 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Venice is to fly which costs 410 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Venice is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 410 ₺ - 1.700 ₺.

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The distance between Istanbul and Venice is 1430 km. The road distance is 1711 km.

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

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

Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa 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
Flights from Istanbul to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Bologna via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
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
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $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
$84
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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