There are 11 ways to get from Morocco to Istanbul by plane, bus, car ferry, train, night train, car or car train

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 Tangier to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Tangier (TNG) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) TNG - SAW

1.024 ₺ - 3.250 ₺

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Fly Marrakech to Sabiha Gokcen  •  10h 55m

  1. Fly from Marrakech (RAK) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) RAK - SAW

939 ₺ - 2.645 ₺

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Fly Casablanca to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Casablanca (CMN) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) CMN - IST

1.365 ₺ - 7.214 ₺

Fly Marrakech to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h

  1. Fly from Marrakech (RAK) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) RAK - IST

1.371 ₺ - 4.011 ₺

Fly Casablanca to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Casablanca (CMN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) CMN - SAW

1.233 ₺ - 6.048 ₺

Bus via Lorca  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from Casablanca CTM to Lorca 232
  2. Take the bus from Lorca to Murcia 262
  3. Take the bus from Harlau to Ploiesti
  4. Take the bus from Ploiesti to Slobozia
  5. Take the bus from Slobozia to Istanbul - Aksaray

2.592 ₺ - 3.773 ₺

Bus, car ferry, train, night train  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the bus from Casablanca CTM to Tanger Port Ville 232
  2. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
  3. Take the bus from Algeciras to Merida
  4. Take the bus from Merida to Craiova
  5. Take the train from Craiova to Videle
  6. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

3.242 ₺ - 5.133 ₺

Bus  •  3 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Casablanca CTM to Barcelona Nord 232
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

1.411 ₺ - 1.867 ₺

Bus #2  •  3 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Casablanca CTM to Malaga Estacion 232
  2. Take the bus from Málaga to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

1.296 ₺ - 1.756 ₺

Bus #3  •  3 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Casablanca CTM to Malaga Estacion 232
  2. Take the bus from Málaga to Burgas
  3. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

1.503 ₺ - 1.683 ₺

Drive, car train  •  8 days 9h

  1. Drive from Casablanca to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
  3. Drive from Villach to Istanbul

12.731 ₺ - 18.876 ₺

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Morocco to Istanbul is to bus which costs MAD 1,800 - MAD 2,600 and takes 3 days 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Morocco to Istanbul is to fly which costs MAD 1,400 - MAD 4,700 and takes 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Morocco to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Casablanca CTM and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Lorca, Harlau, Ploiesti and Slobozia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16h.

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The distance between Morocco and Istanbul is 3411 km.

The best way to get from Morocco to Istanbul without a car is to bus via Lorca which takes 2 days 16h and costs MAD 3,700 - MAD 5,500.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Morocco to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Morocco to Istanbul bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Casablanca CTM station.

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The best way to get from Morocco to Istanbul is to fly which takes 6h 40m and costs MAD 1,400 - MAD 4,700. Alternatively, you can bus via Lorca, which costs MAD 3,700 - MAD 5,500 and takes 2 days 16h.

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The quickest flight from Tangier Airport to Sabiha Gokcen Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 30m.

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

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Map of how to get from Morocco to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 3410.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 40m

What companies run services between Morocco and Istanbul, Turkey?

Air Arabia Maroc and Royal Air Maroc fly from Tangier to Istanbul 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Casablanca to Istanbul via Lorca, Murcia, Harlau, Ploiesti, and Slobozia in around 2 days 16h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Casablanca to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 4.300 ₺
Flights from Casablanca to Istanbul Ataturk via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 4.300 ₺
Flights from Marrakech to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Casablanca to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.300 ₺
Flights from Marrakech to Sabiha Gokcen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Tangier to Sabiha Gokcen via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Casablanca to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.600 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Marrakech to Istanbul Ataturk via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Casablanca to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 4.400 ₺
Flights from Marrakech to Sabiha Gokcen via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Casablanca to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Marrakech to Sabiha Gokcen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Marrakech to Sabiha Gokcen via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
Flights from Marrakech to Sabiha Gokcen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Flights from Marrakech to Sabiha Gokcen via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Tangier to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Flights from Casablanca to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Marrakech to Sabiha Gokcen via Tangier
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 3.400 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Casablanca to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Casablanca to Istanbul Ataturk via Tunis
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 4.100 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Casablanca to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marrakech to Istanbul Ataturk via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marrakech to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 4.500 ₺
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Craiova to Videle
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60 ₺ - 65 ₺
Website
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Videle to Halkali
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 170 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
110 ₺ - 140 ₺
1st Class
140 ₺ - 170 ₺
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach
Ave. Duration
13h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
440 ₺ - 900 ₺
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Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
447 ₺
Motorcycle
750 ₺
Vehicle
826 ₺
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Casablanca CTM to Lorca
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
490 ₺ - 700 ₺
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Lorca to Murcia
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 150 ₺
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Casablanca CTM to Tanger Port Ville
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
360 ₺ - 550 ₺
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Casablanca CTM to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 950 ₺
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Casablanca CTM to Malaga Estacion
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
410 ₺ - 600 ₺
Website
Eurolines FR
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lorca to Murcia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55 ₺ - 80 ₺
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Harlau to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Algeciras to Merida
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
260 ₺ - 370 ₺
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Merida to Craiova
Ave. Duration
28h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 2.900 ₺
Website
alsa.com
Interbus Murcia
Phone
968 291 911
Email
murcia@interbus.es
Website
interbusmurcia.es
Bus from Lorca to Murcia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40 ₺ - 65 ₺
Schedules at
interbus.es
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Lorca to Murcia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Bus from Málaga to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 days 15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
947 ₺
Schedules at
dary.bg
Grup ATYC
Phone
+4-0743-335.888
Website
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Slobozia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 40 ₺
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Slobozia to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 300 ₺
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 850 ₺
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 ₺
Website
Has Turizm
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 220 ₺
Schedules at
matpu.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Málaga to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Burgas Bus
Ferry operators
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
288 ₺
Website
Inter Shipping
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 850 ₺
Website
FRS Ferries
Passenger
280 ₺ - 310 ₺
Standard Car
760 ₺ - 810 ₺

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Istanbul is 2h ahead of Morocco. It is currently 11:26 PM in Morocco and 1:26 AM in Istanbul.

Air Arabia Maroc and Royal Air Maroc offer flights from Tangier Airport to Sabiha Gokcen Airport.

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There are 3252+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Morocco to Tangier Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs MAD 150 - MAD 180.

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