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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.

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Catamaran to Bodrum, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  4h 57m

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

$54 - $200

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Catamaran, bus  •  14h 57m

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

$37 - $48

4 alternative options

Fly Kos to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 10m

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

$59 - $265

Catamaran to Bodrum, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6h 13m

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

$47 - $134

Catamaran, bus, car ferry  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Kos to Bodrum
  2. Take the bus from Güvercinlik to İzmir
  3. Take the bus from Kemalpasa to Yalova
  4. Take the car ferry from Yalova to Yenikapı

$56 - $75

Car ferry, drive  •  11h 20m

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

$134 - $264

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kos to Istanbul is to Catamaran and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 14h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Kos to Istanbul is to Catamaran and fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4h 57m.

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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 and car ferry which takes 12h 35m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m 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 10m.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Kos. It is currently 3:54 PM in Kos and 4:54 PM in Istanbul.

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

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There are 2424+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Kos to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 300.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Kos to Istanbul every 3 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Kos to Istanbul Ataturk via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Güvercinlik to İzmir
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kemalpasa to Yalova
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bodrum to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.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
20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Dodekanisos Seaways
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Kos to Kalymnos
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $85
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$65 - $85
CABIN A3 outside
$45 - $55
CABIN A4 outside
$45 - $55
Economy
$18 - $21

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