There are 6 ways to get from Kos to Istanbul by ferry, plane, bus, car ferry 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

Catamaran to Bodrum, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 8m

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

541 ₺ - 1.020 ₺

Cheapest option

Catamaran, bus  •  14h 57m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Kos to Bodrum
  2. Take the bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari

276 ₺ - 336 ₺

4 alternative options

Catamaran to Bodrum, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6h 18m

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

329 ₺ - 1.004 ₺

Fly Kos to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6h 20m

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

669 ₺ - 2.015 ₺

Catamaran, bus via Çine  •  15h 33m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Kos to Bodrum
  2. Take the bus from Bodrum to Çine
  3. Take the bus from Çine to Gemlik
  4. Take the bus from Gemlik to Istanbul

331 ₺ - 441 ₺

Car ferry, drive  •  11h 10m

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

884 ₺ - 1.700 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Kos to Istanbul is to Catamaran and bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 14h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Kos to Istanbul is to Catamaran and fly which costs 70€ - 140€ and takes 5h 8m.

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The distance between Kos and Istanbul is 480 km.

The best way to get from Kos to Istanbul without a car is to Catamaran and bus which takes 14h 57m and costs 35€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Kos to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bodrum Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Bodrum Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 3225+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Kos to Kos Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and six other airlines fly from Kos to Istanbul every 2 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 800 ₺
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 800 ₺
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 450 ₺
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 170 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Çine
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 70 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Çine to Gemlik
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 130 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gemlik to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 75 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Kos to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
163 ₺
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Dodekanisos Seaways
Phone
+30 22410 70590
Email
info@12ne.gr
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Kalymnos
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 130 ₺
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Kos to Kálymnos
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 550 ₺
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
330 ₺ - 350 ₺
2 Bed Inside Cabin
380 ₺ - 460 ₺
Economy
150 ₺ - 190 ₺
4 Bed Outside Cabin
290 ₺ - 340 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
430 ₺ - 550 ₺

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