There are 13 ways to get from Milan to Turkey by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, night train 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

Fly Milan Malpensa to Istanbul  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Istanbul (IST) MXP - IST

$79 - $187

Cheapest option

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  33 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul Otogari

$59 - $108

11 alternative options

Fly Milan Linate to Istanbul  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Istanbul (IST) LIN - IST

$83 - $253

Fly Milan Malpensa to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) MXP - SAW

$117 - $571

Fly Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) LIN - SAW

$91 - $337

Bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BGY - SAW

$70 - $561

Train to Bologna, fly to Istanbul  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Istanbul (IST) BLQ - IST

$102 - $342

Train to Venice, fly to Istanbul  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Istanbul (IST) VCE - IST

$115 - $424

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  28 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar

$225 - $341

Bus Yubim  •  31 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$164 - $231

Train, night train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  4. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$233 - $373

Bus Eurolines IT  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Shumen
  2. Take the bus from Shumen to Istanbul

$141 - $207

Drive  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Istanbul 1232 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Turkey is to bus which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 33 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Turkey is to fly which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Milan and Turkey is 2232 km. The road distance is 1971.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Milan to Turkey, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Milano and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Milan to Istanbul every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Istanbul via Sofia in around 31 h 30 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Trapani, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Palermo, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Cagliari, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Reggio Calabria, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bologna to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Venice to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Milan Linate to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Milan Linate to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Istanbul via Beirut
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Istanbul via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Bologna to Istanbul via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Milano to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Shumen to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Union Ivkoni
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr

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