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There are 7 ways to get from Lleida to Istanbul by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Barcelona, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the train from Lleida to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Istanbul (IST)

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Train to Barcelona, fly to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Take the train from Lleida to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

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Train, train to Valencia, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the train from Lleida to Camp De Tarragona
  2. Take the train from Camp De Tarragona to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
  3. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Istanbul (IST)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Lleida to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
  5. Take the bus from Salzburg to Istanbul

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lleida to Plovdiv
  2. Take the train from Plovdiv to Halkali

Bus, train via Sofia

  1. Take the bus from Lleida to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Halkali

Drive

  1. Drive from Lleida to Istanbul
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International entry into Turkey from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Spain

  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Turkey

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Turkey from Spain.

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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 Spain from Turkey is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 15 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Turkish Embassy.

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The cost-effective way to get from Lleida to Istanbul is to bus and train, which costs €110 - €120 and takes 2 days 0h.

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The quickest way to get from Lleida to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs €130 - €390 and takes 8h 18m.

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The distance between Lleida and Istanbul is 2356 km. The road distance is 3058.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lleida to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 39h 19m and costs €280 - €430.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Lleida to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Lleida. It is currently 1:55 PM in Lleida and 2:55 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Lleida to Istanbul is 3059 km. It takes approximately 28h 41m to drive from Lleida to Istanbul.

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Tarom, Tunisair, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona 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 Lleida to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 2356.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Lleida, Spain and Istanbul, Turkey?

There is no direct connection from Lleida to Istanbul. However, you can take the train to Barcelona-Sants, take the train to Aeroport, take the walk to Barcelona airport, fly to Istanbul, then take the taxi to Istanbul. Alternatively, you can take the train to Barcelona-Sants, take the train to Aeroport, take the walk to Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.200 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Valencia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.200 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Valencia to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.200 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.800 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Flights from Valencia to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3.400 ₺ - 18.000 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Valencia to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
3.300 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Tunis
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
4.300 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Istanbul via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 14.000 ₺
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Lleida to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
310 ₺ - 800 ₺
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
310 ₺ - 400 ₺
Promo+
400 ₺ - 430 ₺
Flexible
600 ₺ - 800 ₺
Train from Lleida to Camp De Tarragona
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 490 ₺
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
140 ₺ - 180 ₺
Promo+
220 ₺ - 250 ₺
Flexible
380 ₺ - 490 ₺
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Lleida to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
240 ₺ - 310 ₺
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Lleida to Camp De Tarragona
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 200 ₺
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Camp De Tarragona to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
320 ₺ - 400 ₺
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
1.500 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
1st Class
1.700 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
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 Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Halkali
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 260 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
170 ₺ - 210 ₺
1st Class
210 ₺ - 260 ₺
Train from Sofia to Halkali
Ave. Duration
11h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 330 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
220 ₺ - 270 ₺
1st Class
270 ₺ - 330 ₺
Bus operators
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Lleida to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
39h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1.700 ₺
Schedules at
dary.bg
ATM Àrea de Lleida
Phone
+34 (0) 973 273 151
Email
info@atmlleida.cat
Website
atmlleida.cat
Bus from Lleida to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
atmlleida.cat
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lleida to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 320 ₺
Website
alsa.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4.000 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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