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

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Hakkari Yüksekova  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Hakkari Yüksekova (YKO) IST - YKO

$234 - $486

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal to Orumieh
  3. Drive from Orumieh to Yüksekova

$72 - $79

3 alternative options

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Van, taxi  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Van (VAN) IST - VAN
  2. Take a taxi from Van to Yüksekova

$151 - $686

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Van, taxi  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Van (VAN) SAW - VAN
  2. Take a taxi from Van to Yüksekova

$108 - $352

Drive  •  23h 29m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Yüksekova 1061.8 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Yüksekova is to bus and drive which costs 400 ₺ - 450 ₺ and takes 2 days 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Yüksekova is to fly which costs 1.300 ₺ - 2.800 ₺ and takes 4h 24m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Yüksekova is 1372 km. The road distance is 1698.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Istanbul to Yüksekova, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Hakkari Yüksekova Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Yüksekova is 1699 km. It takes approximately 23h 29m to drive from Istanbul to Yüksekova.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Hakkari Yüksekova Airport.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Yüksekova.
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  • Distance: 857.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Yüksekova twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hakkari Yüksekova
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Hakkari Yüksekova via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Van
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Van via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Van
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Van via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Van
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Bus operators
Seiro Safar
Website
seirosafar.ir
Bus from Istanbul to Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
seirosafar.ir
Bus from Tehran Beyhaghi Terminal to Orumieh
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
seirosafar.ir
Other operators
Taxi from Van to Yüksekova
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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