• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 5 ways to get from Mykonos to Istanbul by plane, ferry, car ferry, bus 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  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Mykonos (JMK) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) JMK - IST

$88 - $383

Cheapest option

Catamaran, bus  •  27 h 42 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Mykonos to Piraeus Seajet 2
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar

$85 - $140

3 alternative options

Ferry, Catamaran, bus  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Tinos
  2. Take the Catamaran from Tinos to Piraeus
  3. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar

$139 - $252

Car ferry, bus  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mykonos to Mytilene
  2. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  3. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari

$97 - $165

Ferry, drive, car ferry  •  23 h 56 min

  1. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Rafina
  2. Drive from Rafina to Laurio
  3. Take the car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
  4. Drive from Kavala to Istanbul

$213 - $328

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mykonos to Istanbul is to Catamaran and bus which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 27 h 42 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Mykonos to Istanbul is to fly which costs 75€ - 340€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

More details

The distance between Mykonos and Istanbul is 505 km.

The best way to get from Mykonos to Istanbul without a car is to ferry and Catamaran and bus which takes 20 h 6 min and costs 120€ - 220€.

More details

It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Mykonos to Istanbul, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Mykonos Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Mykonos. It is currently 6:35 PM in Mykonos and 7:35 PM in Istanbul.

Sky Express , Volotea, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Mykonos Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

Search flights

There are 2341+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Mykonos to Mykonos Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 2€.

More details

Map of how to get from Mykonos to Istanbul.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 315.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Mykonos, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and five other airlines fly from Mykonos to Istanbul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Mykonos to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Mykonos to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Mykonos to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Mykonos to Istanbul Ataturk via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Mykonos to Istanbul Ataturk via Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Mykonos to Tinos
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$50 - $70
1st Class
$60 - $80
Car ferry from Tinos to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$70 - $95
Ferry from Mykonos to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$80 - $110
Ferry from Mykonos to Rafina
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
seajets.gr
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$65 - $90
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Tinos to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
bluestarferries.com
CABIN A2 outside
$70 - $100
CABIN A3 outside
$60 - $70
CABIN A4 outside
$60 - $70
Economy
$30 - $45
CABIN A2 outside
$77
CABIN A3 outside
$69
CABIN A4 outside
$69
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Mykonos to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$70 - $120
Business
$114
4 bed inside cabin
$98
Ferry from Mykonos to Rafina
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$40 - $55
Business
$51
Car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$100 - $140
Business
$136
Jale Tour
Phone
+90266 331 31 70
Email
info@jaletur.com
Website
jaletour.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
jaletour.com

Want to know more about travelling around Turkey

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.