There are 10 ways to get from Kiev to Istanbul by plane, bus, car ferry, ferry, 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.

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Fly Boryspil to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Boryspil (KBP) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) KBP - IST

653 ₺ - 1.213 ₺

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Bus  •  39h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chişinău
  2. Take the bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Istanbul

281 ₺ - 556 ₺

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Fly Boryspil to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Boryspil (KBP) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) KBP - SAW

641 ₺ - 1.447 ₺

Fly Kyiv Zhuliany to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) IEV - IST

898 ₺ - 2.531 ₺

Fly Kyiv Zhuliany to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9h 26m

  1. Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) IEV - SAW

784 ₺ - 4.240 ₺

Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  34h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Teremky to Odessa Starosinna bus station
  2. Take the car ferry from Illichivsk to Haydarpaşa
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

634 ₺ - 767 ₺

Train, car ferry, ferry  •  34h 27m

  1. Take the train from Kyiv-Pas. to Odesa-Holovna
  2. Take the car ferry from Illichivsk to Haydarpaşa
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

627 ₺ - 1.064 ₺

Bus, ferry  •  39h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Odessa Privokzalnaya bus station
  2. Take the ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

648 ₺ - 1.241 ₺

Train, night train  •  46h 9m

  1. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord Kyiv
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali Bosphor Express

452 ₺ - 820 ₺

Drive  •  20h 16m

  1. Drive from Kiev to Istanbul 1510.7 km

1.200 ₺ - 1.900 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Istanbul is to bus which costs 1 200 ₴ - 2 500 ₴ and takes 39h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Kiev to Istanbul is to fly which costs 2 800 ₴ - 5 500 ₴ and takes 5h 29m.

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The distance between Kiev and Istanbul is 1057 km. The road distance is 1510.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Istanbul without a car is to bus and car ferry and ferry which takes 34h 24m and costs 2 700 ₴ - 3 400 ₴.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Kiev to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5h 29m and costs 2 800 ₴ - 5 500 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 200 ₴ - 2 500 ₴ and takes 39h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Boryspil Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiev to Istanbul is 1511 km. It takes approximately 20h 16m to drive from Kiev to Istanbul.

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Ukraine International Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Boryspil Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 1056.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Kiev, Ukraine and Istanbul, Turkey?

Ukraine International Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Kiev to Istanbul 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiev to Istanbul via Demiivska, Kiev Central Bus Station, Chişinău Central Bus Station, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 39h 23m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Boryspil to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Flights from Boryspil to Sabiha Gokcen via Bodrum
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Flights from Boryspil to Sabiha Gokcen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Istanbul Ataturk via Bodrum
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Istanbul Ataturk via Dalaman
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Istanbul Ataturk via Minsk
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.800 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Istanbul Ataturk via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Istanbul Ataturk via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 4.100 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Sabiha Gokcen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 4.700 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Boryspil to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Flights from Boryspil to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Flights from Boryspil to Sabiha Gokcen via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Flights from Boryspil to Sabiha Gokcen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Sabiha Gokcen via Dalaman
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Sabiha Gokcen via Bodrum
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Sabiha Gokcen via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.400 ₺
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Boryspil to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
480 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.800 ₺
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Istanbul Ataturk via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Pas. to Odesa-Holovna
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
70 ₺ - 550 ₺
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
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Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
170 ₺ - 360 ₺
3rd Class
35 ₺ - 55 ₺
2nd Class
70 ₺ - 160 ₺
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
26h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
290 ₺ - 600 ₺
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
290 ₺ - 400 ₺
2nd class
420 ₺ - 600 ₺
1st class
650 ₺ - 950 ₺
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 180 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
110 ₺ - 140 ₺
1st Class
140 ₺ - 180 ₺
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chişinău
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 120 ₺
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
210 ₺ - 430 ₺
Schedules at
92.115.181.24
Gunsel Group
Phone
0 800 30 30 10
Website
gunsel.ua
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Odessa Privokzalnaya bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
90 ₺ - 130 ₺
Schedules at
lines.gunsel.ua
Book at
ticket.gunsel.ua
Ferry operators
Stena Sealine
Website
stenasealine.com
Car ferry from Illichivsk to Haydarpaşa
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
549 ₺
Schedules at
sealines.com.tr
Adult
549 ₺
Vehicle
969 ₺
Şehir Hatları
Phone
0212313800010
Email
info@sehirhatlari.istanbul
Website
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2 ₺ - 5 ₺
Schedules at
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
Ave. Duration
29h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Website
Ukrferry
Lux
1.291 ₺
Suite
1.098 ₺
Standard
900 ₺ - 1.050 ₺
Economy
549 ₺

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The best way to get from Kiev to Boryspil Airport is to bus which takes 50 min and costs 100 ₴.

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