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There are 7 ways to get from Minsk to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, car ferry, 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.

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Fly from Minsk  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) MSQ - IST

$103 - $193

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Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Minsk to Kyiv
  2. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chişinău
  3. Take the bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Istanbul

$72 - $164

5 alternative options

Train to Vilnius, fly  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
  2. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) VNO - IST

$76 - $149

Bus  •  47h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Minsk to Odessa
  2. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
  3. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$88 - $125

Train, car ferry, ferry  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Odessa Gl. D
  2. Take the car ferry from Illichivsk to Haydarpaşa
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$95 - $101

Train, night train  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Kiev Pass D
  2. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  3. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$93 - $131

Drive  •  27h 6m

  1. Drive from Minsk to Istanbul 1514.6 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Minsk to Istanbul is to train and car ferry and ferry which costs $90 - $105 and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Minsk to Istanbul is to fly which costs $100 - $200 and takes 6h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minsk to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Minsk and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Odessa Central Bus and Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 30m.

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The distance between Minsk and Istanbul is 1437 km. The road distance is 2423.4 km.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 47h 30m and costs $85 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Minsk to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Minsk to Istanbul bus services, operated by Eurotrans, depart from Minsk station.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Istanbul is to fly which takes 6h 13m and costs $100 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 47h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Minsk Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Minsk to Istanbul bus services, operated by TransEvren, arrive at Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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Map of how to get from Minsk to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 897.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Minsk, Belarus and Istanbul, Turkey?

Belavia Belarusian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from Minsk to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minsk to Istanbul via Odessa Central Bus, Constanța, and Constanta in around 47h 30m.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Minsk to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $320
Flights from Vilnius to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Minsk to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $390
Flights from Vilnius to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $390
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Minsk to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Minsk to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $380
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Vilnius to Istanbul Ataturk via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vilnius(LT)
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
13h 11m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
www.rw.by
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
26h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Minsk to Odessa
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
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ticketbus.by
Visit Tour
Website
vt.by
Bus from Minsk to Kiev Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
vt.by
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chişinău
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
autogara.md
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Yes, the driving distance between Minsk to Istanbul is 2423 km. It takes approximately 27h 6m to drive from Minsk to Istanbul.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines, UTair Aviation, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Minsk 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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