There are 2 ways to get from Jerusalem to Istanbul by train or plane

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Train, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon to Nat-bg
  2. Fly from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) TLV - IST

682 ₺ - 2.832 ₺

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Train, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon to Nat-bg
  2. Fly from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) TLV - SAW

520 ₺ - 2.366 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Jerusalem to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs ₪ 310 - ₪ 1,500 and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Jerusalem to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs ₪ 410 - ₪ 1,800 and takes 5h 8m.

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The distance between Jerusalem and Istanbul is 1170 km.

It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Jerusalem to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tel Aviv Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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AtlasGlobal, Royal Jordanian, Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Tel Aviv Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2891+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 214 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Jerusalem to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 1170.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Jerusalem, Israel and Istanbul, Turkey?

There is no direct connection from Jerusalem to Istanbul. However, you can take the train to Nat-bg, take the walk to Tel Aviv airport, fly to Istanbul Ataturk, then take the taxi to Istanbul. Alternatively, you can take the train to Nat-bg, take the walk to Tel Aviv airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen, take the walk to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, take the shuttle to Istanbul Taksim Square, take the walk to Taksim, then take the Metro to Istanbul.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Tel Aviv to Istanbul Ataturk via Antalya
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Tel Aviv to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 3.400 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Tel Aviv to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Istanbul Ataturk via Amman
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon to Nat-bg
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 45 ₺
Website
Israel Railways

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