Travel from Netherlands to Turkey is: Fully open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Istanbul?

Book now

There are 10 ways to get from Lelystad to Istanbul by train, plane, bus, car, car train or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the train from Lelystad Centrum to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Istanbul (IST)

Cheapest

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Lelystad Centrum to Amsterdam Zuid
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Zob
  3. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Take the train from Lelystad Centrum to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Take the train from Lelystad Centrum to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the train from Lelystad Centrum to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  4. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Istanbul (IST)

Train, bus via Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

  1. Take the train from Lelystad Centrum to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt to Salzburg Hbf
  5. Take the bus from Salzburg to Istanbul

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Lelystad to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf/Bbf
  3. Take the car train from Villach Hbf/Bbf to Edirne
  4. Drive from Edirne to Istanbul

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Lelystad Centrum to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen to Duisburg Portsmouthplatz
  3. Take the bus from Duisburg Mercatorstrasse to Burgas Bus Station South
  4. Take the bus from Burgas to Malko Tarnovo
  5. Take the bus from Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul - Aksaray

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Lelystad Centrum to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Hbf
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Videle
  4. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

Drive

  1. Drive from Lelystad to Istanbul
Netherlands → Turkey
Fully open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Turkey from Netherlands

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Show more details
Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

Show less

Conditions of entry into Turkey from Netherlands

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Turkey

2m

Recommended

Recommended

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Turkey is currently allowed from Netherlands.

Explore travel options

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Istanbul is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Istanbul is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Istanbul is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

No, returning to Netherlands from Turkey is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Turkish Embassy.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lelystad to Istanbul is to train and bus which costs €85 - €130 and takes 38h 11m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Lelystad to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs €120 - €410 and takes 6h 32m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Lelystad to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Lelystad Centrum and arriving at Yenikapi via Amsterdam Centraal, Wien Hbf, Videle and Halkali. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6h.

More details

The distance between Lelystad and Istanbul is 2182 km. The road distance is 2641.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Lelystad to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus via Frankfurt Airport (FRA) which takes 32h 26m and costs €180 - €320.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 32m to get from Lelystad to Istanbul, including transfers.

More details

Lelystad to Istanbul train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Lelystad Centrum station.

More details

The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 20m.

Search flights

Istanbul is 1h ahead of Lelystad. It is currently 5:36 AM in Lelystad and 6:36 AM in Istanbul.

Lelystad to Istanbul train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Halkali station.

More details

Map of how to get from Lelystad to Istanbul.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 2181.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 32m

What companies run services between Lelystad, Netherlands and Istanbul, Turkey?

There is no direct connection from Lelystad to Istanbul. However, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Istanbul, then take the taxi to Istanbul. Alternatively, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen, take the walk to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, take the bus to Pendik Tersane Köprüsü-1, take the walk to Tersane, then take the train to Istanbul.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Istanbul via Trabzon
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Gaziantep
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sabiha Gokcen via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Flights from Rotterdam to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
6.000 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Flights from Rotterdam to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
6.000 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.800 ₺ - 18.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.200 ₺ - 16.000 ₺
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.100 ₺ - 19.000 ₺
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Istanbul via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.100 ₺ - 22.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.700 ₺ - 21.000 ₺
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.600 ₺ - 23.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
4.400 ₺ - 21.000 ₺
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Istanbul via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.100 ₺ - 22.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
4.600 ₺ - 21.000 ₺
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Istanbul via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
3.100 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.800 ₺ - 16.000 ₺
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
3.100 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.900 ₺ - 16.000 ₺
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Lelystad Centrum to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 420 ₺
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
190 ₺ - 260 ₺
1st Class
320 ₺ - 420 ₺
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 380 ₺
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
180 ₺ - 230 ₺
1st Class
290 ₺ - 380 ₺
Train from Lelystad Centrum to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 430 ₺
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
180 ₺ - 260 ₺
1st Class
310 ₺ - 430 ₺
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 500 ₺
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
220 ₺ - 310 ₺
1st Class
360 ₺ - 500 ₺
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
550 ₺ - 800 ₺
1st Class
900 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Train from Lelystad Centrum to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 440 ₺
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
190 ₺ - 270 ₺
1st Class
320 ₺ - 440 ₺
Train from Lelystad Centrum to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 440 ₺
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
190 ₺ - 270 ₺
1st Class
310 ₺ - 440 ₺
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Website
Thalys
Standard
750 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Comfort
950 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Premium
1.000 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf/Bbf
Ave. Duration
12h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1.900 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
OptimaExpress
Phone
+49 89 54880111
Email
info@optimatours.de
Website
optimatours.de
Car train from Villach Hbf/Bbf to Edirne
Ave. Duration
30h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
optimatours.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Website
Nightjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Night train from Wien Hbf to Videle
Ave. Duration
18h 29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
410 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
410 ₺ - 550 ₺
1st Class
1.000 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Videle to Halkali
Ave. Duration
17h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 ₺ - 410 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
270 ₺ - 330 ₺
1st Class
340 ₺ - 410 ₺
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Salzburg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 950 ₺
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Zob
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 900 ₺
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Amsterdam Prins Hendrikplantsoen to Duisburg Portsmouthplatz
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 240 ₺
Website
Union Ivkoni
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Duisburg Mercatorstrasse to Burgas Bus Station South
Ave. Duration
41h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Website
Karat-S
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Burgas to Malko Tŭrnovo
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
strandja.bg
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 240 ₺
Schedules at
transevren.ro

Want to know more about travelling around Turkey

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Lelystad to Istanbul is 2641 km. It takes approximately 24h 21m to drive from Lelystad to Istanbul.

Get driving directions

KLM, Tarom, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Istanbul Airport.

Search flights

There are 1619+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 1.750 ₺ per night.

More details