There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Yalta by bus, train, car ferry, car or plane

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

Bus, train, Trolleybus  •  41 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Kherson
  3. Take the train from Herson to Simferopol Pass
  4. Take the Trolleybus from Railway to Yalta (Trolleybus Station) 52

$78 - $124

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  42 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Varna
  3. Take the bus from Varna to Kherson
  4. Take the train from Herson to Simferopol Pass
  5. Take the train from Simferopol Pass to Yalta AVE

$81 - $122

Car ferry, drive  •  32 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Haydarpaşa to Illichivsk
  2. Drive from Illichivsk to Yalta

$98 - $123

Fly Istanbul to Sinop, drive  •  34 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Sinop (NOP) IST - NOP
  2. Drive from Sinop to Yalta

$341 - $1,191

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Sinop, drive  •  35 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Sinop (NOP) SAW - NOP
  2. Drive from Sinop to Yalta

$424 - $827

Fly Istanbul to Simferopol, train  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Simferopol (SIP) IST - SIP
  2. Take the train from Simferopol Pass to Yalta

$179 - $565

Fly Istanbul to Kherson, train  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Kherson (KHE) IST - KHE
  2. Take the train from Herson to Simferopol Pass
  3. Take the train from Simferopol Pass to Yalta

$108 - $522

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Yalta is to bus and train and Trolleybus which costs 370 ₺ - 600 ₺ and takes 41 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Yalta is to fly and train which costs 850 ₺ - 2.700 ₺ and takes 12 h 3 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Yalta is 576 km.

It takes approximately 41 h 38 min to get from Istanbul to Yalta, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Yalta, Ukraine?

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Yalta. However, you can take the bus to Varna, take the bus to Kherson, take the walk to Herson, take the train to Simferopol Pass, take the walk to Railway, then take the Trolleybus to Yalta (Trolleybus Station). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Istanbul to Yalta via Otogar, Istanbul, Burgas South, Varna, Kherson, Herson, and Simferopol Pass in around 42 h 18 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Istanbul to Simferopol via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Simferopol via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Simferopol via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Sinop
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul to Kherson
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Sinop
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Aircompany Yakutia
Website
yakutia.aero
Flights from Istanbul to Simferopol via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Simferopol Pass to Yalta
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$8 - $13
2nd Class (Kupé)
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Kherson
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Bus from Burgas South to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Krym Trolleybus
Website
crimeatroll.ru
Bus from Railway to Yalta (Trolleybus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
crimeatroll.ru
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Burgas to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Ferry operators

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