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There are 7 ways to get from Kayseri to Istanbul by plane, ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly Kayseri to Istanbul  •  3h 31m

  1. Fly from Kayseri (ASR) to Istanbul (IST) ASR - IST

376 ₺ - 854 ₺

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Train  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the train from Kayseri to Ankara Doğu Ekspresi / ...
  2. Take the train from Ankara to Halkali Hst

69 ₺ - 87 ₺

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Fly Kayseri to Sabiha Gokcen, ferry  •  4h 41m

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

150 ₺ - 444 ₺

Bus to Nevsehir, fly to Istanbul  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Kayseri to Avanos
  2. Fly from Nevsehir (NAV) to Istanbul (IST) NAV - IST

536 ₺ - 1.110 ₺

Bus via Avanos  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Kayseri to Avanos
  2. Take the bus from Avanos to Istanbul Otogari

170 ₺ - 244 ₺

Bus  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Kayseri to Istanbul

69 ₺ - 174 ₺

Drive  •  8h 51m

  1. Drive from Kayseri to Istanbul 762.8 km

700 ₺ - 1.100 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Kayseri to Istanbul is to train which costs 65 ₺ - 90 ₺ and takes 13h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Kayseri to Istanbul is to fly which costs 370 ₺ - 900 ₺ and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kayseri to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Kayseri and arriving at Halkali via Ankara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 38m.

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The distance between Kayseri and Istanbul is 613 km. The road distance is 762.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kayseri to Istanbul without a car is to bus via Avanos which takes 11h 32m and costs 170 ₺ - 250 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Kayseri to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Kayseri to Istanbul train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), depart from Kayseri station.

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The best way to get from Kayseri to Istanbul is to fly which takes 3h 31m and costs 370 ₺ - 900 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus via Avanos, which costs 170 ₺ - 250 ₺ and takes 11h 32m, you could also train, which costs 65 ₺ - 90 ₺ and takes 13h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Kayseri Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Kayseri to Istanbul train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), arrive at Halkali station.

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Map of how to get from Kayseri to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 612.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Kayseri, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Kayseri to Istanbul 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kayseri to Istanbul via Avanos, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 11h 32m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kayseri to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 700 ₺
Flights from Kayseri to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 500 ₺
Flights from Nevsehir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Kayseri to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 550 ₺
Train operators
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Kayseri to Avanos
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45 ₺ - 60 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Kayseri to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 170 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Avanos to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 180 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
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Yes, the driving distance between Kayseri to Istanbul is 763 km. It takes approximately 8h 51m to drive from Kayseri to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Kayseri 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 Kayseri to Kayseri Airport is to shuttle which takes 30 min and costs 6 ₺ - 14 ₺.

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