There are 11 ways to get from Istanbul to Yerevan by plane, train, car or bus

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 Istanbul to Igdir Airport, Electric train  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Igdir Airport (IGD) IST - IGD
  2. Take the Electric train from Armavir to Yerevan

$58 - $554

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  39 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
  2. Take the bus from Hopa to Kobuleti
  3. Take the train from Kobuleti to Yerevan 201

$48 - $84

9 alternative options

Fly Istanbul to Erevan  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Erevan (EVN) IST - EVN

$88 - $303

Fly Istanbul to Agri, drive  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Agri (AJI) IST - AJI
  2. Drive from Agri to Yerevan

$151 - $371

Fly Istanbul to Kars, drive, Electric train  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Kars (KSY) IST - KSY
  2. Drive from Kars to Ani
  3. Take the Electric train from Ani to Yerevan

$118 - $569

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Igdir Airport, Electric train  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Igdir Airport (IGD) SAW - IGD
  2. Take the Electric train from Armavir to Yerevan

$116 - $440

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Kars, drive, Electric train  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Kars (KSY) SAW - KSY
  2. Drive from Kars to Ani
  3. Take the Electric train from Ani to Yerevan

$78 - $265

Bus, drive  •  28 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Igdir
  2. Drive from Igdir to Yerevan

$99 - $156

Bus  •  29 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Igdir

$101 - $159

Bus, train, Electric train  •  35 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Erzurum
  2. Take the train from Erzurum to Kars
  3. Take the train from Kars to Akyaka
  4. Take the Electric train from Bayandur to Yerevan 681 / ...

$71 - $108

Drive  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Yerevan 1074.5 miles

$220 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Yerevan is to bus and train which costs 220 ₺ - 400 ₺ and takes 39 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Yerevan is to fly which takes 5 h 49 min and costs 410 ₺ - 1.500 ₺.

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The distance between Istanbul and Yerevan is 1316 km. The road distance is 1719 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 17 min to get from Istanbul to Yerevan, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Yerevan, Armenia?

AtlasGlobal and Aegean Airlines fly from Istanbul to Yerevan once daily. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Yerevan once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 19 h 1 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Igdir Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Igdir Airport via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Agri
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Istanbul to Agri via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Istanbul to Kars
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Istanbul to Kars via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Igdir Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Kars
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $480
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Kars via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $480
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Erevan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Erevan via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $2,200
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Kars
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $160
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Kars via Izmir
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
South Caucasus Railway - Electric trains
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Armavir to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Train from Ani to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Train from Bayandur to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Armavir to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$10 - $11
Extra Comfort Compartment
$17 - $19
Compartment car
$12 - $13
Sleeping car
$24 - $26
Train from Ani to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$11 - $12
Extra Comfort Compartment
$19 - $21
Compartment car
$14 - $16
Sleeping car
$27 - $29
Train from Bayandur to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$11 - $13
Extra Comfort Compartment
$20 - $22
Compartment car
$15 - $17
Sleeping car
$29 - $31
Train from Kobuleti to Yerevan
Ave. Duration
15 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$21 - $23
Extra Comfort Compartment
$39 - $42
Compartment car
$35 - $38
Sleeping car
$58 - $62
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Erzurum to Kars
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Kars to Akyaka
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Igdir
Ave. Duration
19 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Hopa to Kobuleti
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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