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There are 4 ways to get from Jeddah to Istanbul by plane, ferry, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Istanbul  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Jeddah (JED) to Istanbul (IST) JED - IST

1.760 ₺ - 2.709 ₺

Cheapest option

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen, ferry  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Jeddah (JED) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) JED - SAW
  2. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Eminönü Ferry Terminal

574 ₺ - 2.139 ₺

2 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the car ferry from Jeddah to Suez
  2. Drive from Suez to Istanbul

Drive  •  35h 55m

  1. Drive from Jeddah to Istanbul 3293.6 km

3.000 ₺ - 4.400 ₺

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Last updated: May 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jeddah to Istanbul is to fly and ferry which costs 300﷼ - 1200﷼ and takes 7h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Jeddah to Istanbul is to fly which takes 6h 21m and costs 900﷼ - 1500﷼.

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The distance between Jeddah and Istanbul is 2375 km. The road distance is 3293.6 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Jeddah to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Jeddah Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jeddah to Istanbul is 3294 km. It takes approximately 35h 55m to drive from Jeddah to Istanbul.

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Royal Jordanian, Egyptair, Middle East Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Jeddah Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 10436+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Jeddah to Jeddah Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 5﷼ - 10﷼.

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Map of how to get from Jeddah to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 2374.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 21m

What companies run services between Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Saudia, Turkish Airlines and four other airlines fly from Jeddah to Istanbul every 3 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Jeddah to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Jeddah to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 4.000 ₺
Flights from Jeddah to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Jeddah to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Jeddah to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Jeddah to Istanbul via Medina
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Jeddah to Istanbul via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.800 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flynas
Website
flynas.com
Flights from Jeddah to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Flights from Jeddah to Sabiha Gokcen via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Jeddah to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Flights from Jeddah to Sabiha Gokcen via Trabzon
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Jeddah to Istanbul via Amman
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 3.700 ₺
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Jeddah to Istanbul via Cairo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Jeddah to Istanbul via Beirut
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
7.500 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Ferry operators

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