There are 7 ways to get from Kos to Istanbul by ferry, plane, bus, car ferry, 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

Ferry to Bodrum, fly to Istanbul  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Kos to Bodrum
  2. Fly from Bodrum (BJV) to Istanbul (IST) BJV - IST

$44 - $196

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the ferry from Kos to Bodrum
  2. Take the bus from Güvercinlik to İzmir
  3. Take the bus from Izmir Otogar to Bursa Otogar
  4. Take the bus from Bursa to Yalova
  5. Take the car ferry from Yalova to Yenikapı

$36 - $59

5 alternative options

Ferry to Bodrum, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the ferry from Kos to Bodrum
  2. Fly from Bodrum (BJV) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BJV - SAW

$38 - $131

Fly Kos to Istanbul  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Istanbul (IST) KGS - IST

$59 - $265

Car ferry, bus  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Kos to Bodrum
  2. Take the bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogar

$44 - $55

Car ferry, bus, train  •  18 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Kos to Bodrum
  2. Take the bus from Bodrum to Selçuk
  3. Take the train from Selçuk to Izmir Basmane
  4. Take the train from Basmane to Bandırma
  5. Take the car ferry from Bandirma to Yenikapı

$46 - $64

Ferry, drive  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the ferry from Kos to Turgutreis
  2. Drive from Turgutreis to Istanbul

$104 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kos to Istanbul is to ferry and bus and car ferry which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 13 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kos to Istanbul is to ferry and fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Kos and Istanbul is 480 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Kos to Istanbul, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kos, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Kos to Istanbul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Kos to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Kos to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Selçuk to Izmir Basmane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Basmane to Bandırma
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Güvercinlik to İzmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Yalova
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Selçuk
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Izmir Otogar to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bursa Otogar to Yalova
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Bodrum Ferryboat
Website
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Ferry from Kos to Turgutreis
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
bodrumferryboat.com
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yalova to Yenikapı
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Bandirma to Yenikapı
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $12
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Turkish Sealines
Phone
+90 252 316 22 22
Email
reservation@turkishsealines.com
Website
turkishsealines.com.tr
Car ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
turkishsealines.com.tr

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