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There are 9 ways to get from Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul by plane, bus, night bus, train, night train or car

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 to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) KTW - IST

453 ₺ - 1.237 ₺

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Przemysl Glowny Ic
  2. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Lvov D
  3. Take the train from Lviv Central Train Station to Ruse 451
  4. Take the night train from Ruse to Halkali

310 ₺ - 957 ₺

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Fly to Burgas, bus  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Burgas (BOJ) KTW - BOJ
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

910 ₺ - 8.631 ₺

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) KTW - SAW

488 ₺ - 1.518 ₺

Night bus, train, bus  •  32h 42m

  1. Take the night bus from Katowice Airport to Bohumín
  2. Take the train from Bohumín to Wien
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the bus from Graz to Istanbul

653 ₺ - 797 ₺

Bus  •  32h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Bytom to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Esenler Otogar

432 ₺ - 726 ₺

Bus via Sofia  •  37h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Katowice Airport to Krakow Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

565 ₺ - 1.660 ₺

Bus, train  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Katowice Airport to Krakow Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Kraków Główny Station to Lvov
  3. Take the train from Lviv Central Train Station to Varna 451
  4. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas
  5. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

395 ₺ - 1.435 ₺

Drive  •  18h 22m

  1. Drive from Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul 1198.3 miles

1.400 ₺ - 2.100 ₺

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul is to bus which costs 280 zł - 480 zł and takes 32h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul is to fly which costs 290 zł - 850 zł and takes 5h 50m.

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The distance between Katowice Airport (KTW) and Istanbul is 1299 km. The road distance is 1917.3 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul without a car is to night bus and train and bus which takes 32h 42m and costs 430 zł - 550 zł.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5h 50m and costs 290 zł - 850 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 280 zł - 480 zł and takes 32h 54m.

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There is no direct flight from Katowice Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Katowice Airport (KTW). It is currently 10:32 PM in Katowice Airport (KTW) and 11:32 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul is 1917 km. It takes approximately 18h 22m to drive from Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul.

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Wizz Air, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Katowice Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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  • Distance: 811.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Katowice Airport (KTW), Poland and Istanbul, Turkey?

Lufthansa, LOT and seven other airlines fly from Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Katowice Airport (KTW) to Istanbul via Bytom, Thessaloniki, Istanbul Esenler Otogar, and Otogar in around 32h 54m.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
470 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via Warsaw Chopin, Skopje
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via Warsaw Chopin, Lviv
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
430 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via Dortmund, Budapest
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via Warsaw Chopin, Budapest
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
460 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Katowice to Istanbul Ataturk via Podgorica
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
340 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Istanbul Ataturk via Malta
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
420 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Istanbul Ataturk via Lviv
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Katowice to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Katowice to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Katowice to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bohumín to Wien
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 ₺ - 80 ₺
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
55 ₺ - 80 ₺
1st Class
75 ₺ - 110 ₺
Train from Katowice to Przemysl Glowny
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 ₺ - 85 ₺
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
60 ₺ - 85 ₺
1st Class
80 ₺ - 120 ₺
Train from Przemysl Gl. to Lvov
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40 ₺ - 60 ₺
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 270 ₺
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45 ₺ - 75 ₺
Website
cd.cz
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Lviv Central Train Station to Ruse
Ave. Duration
22h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40 ₺ - 600 ₺
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
40 ₺ - 55 ₺
Coupe
60 ₺ - 75 ₺
Train from Lviv Central Train Station to Varna
Ave. Duration
28h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 750 ₺
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
50 ₺ - 65 ₺
Coupe
75 ₺ - 90 ₺
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kraków Główny Station to Lvov
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 430 ₺
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
150 ₺ - 220 ₺
2nd class
200 ₺ - 290 ₺
1st class
310 ₺ - 430 ₺
Bus operators
Burgas Bus
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Night bus from Katowice Airport to Bohumín
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 45 ₺
Website
LEO Express
Economy
30 ₺ - 45 ₺
Bus from Katowice Airport to Kraków dw. aut.
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 40 ₺
Website
LEO Express
Economy
30 ₺ - 40 ₺
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Graz to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
401 ₺
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 270 ₺
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Sindbad
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Esenler Otogar
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 ₺ - 210 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Eksprestransfer
Phone
+48 603 966 598
Email
rezerwacja@eksprestransfer.pl
Website
pyrzowiceekspres.pl
Bus from Katowice Airport to Krakow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Unknown
Eksprestransfer
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice Airport, Katowice Lotnisko to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 60 ₺
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Kraków to Sofia
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 200 ₺
Schedules at
matpu.com
M-Bus
Phone
056 844 966
Website
mbus-bg.com
Bus from Varna to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 ₺ - 55 ₺
Schedules at
mbus-bg.com

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