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

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Train, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5 h 13 min

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

$96 - $458

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Train, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6 h 33 min

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

$88 - $402

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The cheapest way to get from Jerusalem to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs ₪ 320 - ₪ 1,500 and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jerusalem to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs ₪ 350 - ₪ 1,700 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Jerusalem and Istanbul is 1170 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min 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 2 h 15 min.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Jerusalem. It is currently 1:23 PM in Jerusalem and 2:23 PM in Istanbul.

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

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There are 2245+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jerusalem to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 731.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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, take the walk to Ataturk Airport Havalimani, then take the Metro 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
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Tel Aviv to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Tel Aviv to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Istanbul Ataturk via Amman
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tel Aviv to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Train operators
Israel Railways
Website
rail.co.il
Train from Jerusalem Yitzhak Navon to Nat-bg
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rail.co.il

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