There are 8 ways to get from Munich to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Munich to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, Alpar Turizm operates a bus from Munich to Istanbul once daily. Tickets cost $135 and the journey takes 28 h 17 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Munich to Istanbul via Izmir
Avg. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Munich to Sabiha Gokcen
Avg. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Salzburg to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Nuremberg to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Salzburg to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Munich to Sabiha Gokcen
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Munich to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Nuremberg to Istanbul via Izmir
Avg. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Munich to Istanbul via Warsaw
Avg. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Nuremberg to Istanbul via Warsaw
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Istanbul via Antalya
Avg. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $75
Train from München Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Avg. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
28 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$135
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from München to Burgas
Avg. Duration
28 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Avg. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Munich to Istanbul?

The distance between Munich and Istanbul is 1583 km. The road distance is 1890 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Munich to Istanbul?

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Istanbul is to fly which costs 90€ and takes 5 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Munich to Istanbul?

The quickest way to get from Munich to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs 90€.

Is there a direct bus between Munich and Istanbul?

No, there is no direct bus from Munich to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from München and arriving at Istanbul via Burgas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Munich to Istanbul?

It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Munich to Istanbul, including transfers.