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There are 4 ways to get from Mumbai to Istanbul by plane, ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Istanbul  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Istanbul (IST) BOM - IST

1.952 ₺ - 4.892 ₺

Cheapest option

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen, ferry  •  14h 16m

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BOM - SAW
  2. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Eminönü Ferry Terminal

1.116 ₺ - 3.322 ₺

2 alternative options

Fly to Kutahya, bus  •  22h 13m

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Kutahya (KZR) BOM - KZR
  2. Take the bus from Seymen to Istanbul Otogari

2.748 ₺ - 4.972 ₺

Drive  •  3 days 18h

  1. Drive from Mumbai to Istanbul 6973.7 km

6.000 ₺ - 9.500 ₺

India → Turkey
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International entry into Turkey from India

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

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Iran in the past 14 days. Iran land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from India

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Health screen upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Turkey

2m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from India

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Turkey from India.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Istanbul is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Istanbul is mandatory.

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.

Yes, entry into India from Turkey is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mumbai to Istanbul is to fly and ferry which costs ₹11,000 - ₹34,000 and takes 14h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Mumbai to Istanbul is to fly which costs ₹19,000 - ₹50,000 and takes 10h 22m.

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The distance between Mumbai and Istanbul is 4815 km. The road distance is 6973.7 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 22m to get from Mumbai to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mumbai Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 50m.

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Istanbul is 2h 30m behind Mumbai. It is currently 5:24 AM in Mumbai and 2:54 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Mumbai to Istanbul is 6974 km. It takes approximately 3 days 18h to drive from Mumbai to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines, Emirates, Qatar Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Mumbai Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 10436+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Mumbai to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 4814.6 km
  • Duration: 10h 22m

What companies run services between Mumbai, India and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Emirates and nine other airlines fly from Mumbai to Istanbul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Mumbai to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.100 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Dalaman
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 4.700 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Izmir
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 4.500 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Antalya
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 4.700 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Bodrum
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 4.600 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 4.500 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Kutahya via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Kutahya via Muscat, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 4.900 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Kutahya via Dubai, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.600 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Kutahya via Riyadh, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
3.200 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Mumbai to Istanbul via Dubai
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.600 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Dubai
Ave. Duration
11h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 4.000 ₺
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Istanbul via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3.300 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Doha
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 4.500 ₺
Jazeera Airways
Website
jazeeraairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Istanbul via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
3.200 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 4.400 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Doha
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.300 ₺
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Manama
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.300 ₺
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Mumbai to Istanbul via Muscat
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.900 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Mumbai to Istanbul via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
3.200 ₺ - 9.000 ₺
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Mumbai to Istanbul via Cairo
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 5.000 ₺
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
3.100 ₺ - 4.700 ₺
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Mumbai to Sabiha Gokcen via Sharjah
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 3.400 ₺
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Mumbai to Kutahya via Tehran Imam Khomeini, Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Seymen to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16 ₺ - 35 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators

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