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There are 12 ways to get from Limburg to Istanbul by train, plane, bus, car, car train or night train

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Istanbul (IST)

Cheapest option

Bus via Salzburg

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Meerssenerweg to Salzburg Lastenstrasse
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg to Istanbul

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Rheydt Hbf
  2. Take the train from MG Rheydt Hbf to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Istanbul (IST)

Train to Brussels, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Louvain
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Istanbul (IST)

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Take the train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Rheydt Hbf
  2. Take the train from MG Rheydt Hbf to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Louvain
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
  4. Take the train from Tersane to Yenikapi

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to München Hbf
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  5. Take the bus from Salzburg to Istanbul

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Aachen to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Istanbul

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Maastricht 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, night train

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Wien Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Videle
  3. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

Drive

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Istanbul
Netherlands → Turkey
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International entry into Turkey from Netherlands

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Netherlands

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Turkey from Netherlands.

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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

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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.

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Last updated: 15 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Limburg to Istanbul is to bus via Salzburg which costs €65 - €95 and takes 33h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Limburg to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs €100 - €380 and takes 7h 16m.

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The distance between Limburg and Istanbul is 2093 km. The road distance is 2513.6 km.

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The best way to get from Limburg to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 30h 4m and costs €150 - €290.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Limburg to Istanbul, including transfers.

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

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Limburg. It is currently 1:26 PM in Limburg and 2:26 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Limburg to Istanbul is 2514 km. It takes approximately 22h 59m to drive from Limburg to Istanbul.

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Air France, KLM, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 1990+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 1.500 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Limburg to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 2093.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 16m

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

You can take a bus from Maastricht to Istanbul via Salzburg Lastenstrasse, Salzburg, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 33h 44m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Adana
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Gaziantep
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul via Konya
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.000 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
3.000 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
3.000 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 4.400 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 4.400 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Elazig
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 4.400 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Dusseldorf to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Bodrum
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen via Kutahya
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
8.000 ₺ - 50.000 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
8.000 ₺ - 50.000 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.900 ₺ - 16.000 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
3.500 ₺ - 21.000 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3.600 ₺ - 17.000 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
3.000 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.800 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.900 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
3.900 ₺ - 20.000 ₺
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul via Nis
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 3.800 ₺
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Beirut
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
5.000 ₺ - 23.000 ₺
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
8.000 ₺ - 50.000 ₺
Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 95 ₺
Website
Eurobahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Herzogenrath, Bf to Rheydt Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 220 ₺
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Herzogenrath to Rheydt Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 190 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from MG Rheydt Hbf to Köln Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 270 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Herzogenrath, Bf,Herzogenrath to MG Rheydt Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 390 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 800 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Louvain
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 200 ₺
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
130 ₺ - 200 ₺
1st Class
210 ₺ - 300 ₺
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85 ₺ - 130 ₺
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
85 ₺ - 130 ₺
1st Class
130 ₺ - 190 ₺
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
350 ₺ - 500 ₺
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
350 ₺ - 500 ₺
1st Class
550 ₺ - 800 ₺
Train from Aachen Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
1.300 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
1st Class
2.100 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 190 ₺
Website
arriva.nl
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 270 ₺
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
1.700 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
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
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
250 ₺ - 370 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
250 ₺ - 300 ₺
1st Class
310 ₺ - 370 ₺
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Maastricht Meerssenerweg to Salzburg Lastenstrasse
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
450 ₺ - 650 ₺
Website
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Aachen to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 340 ₺
Schedules at
matpu.com

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