There are 6 ways to get from Naples to Istanbul by plane, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly to Istanbul  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Istanbul (IST) NAP - IST

$82 - $313

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Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) NAP - SAW

$84 - $327

Bus, bus and ferry  •  31 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Napoli to Bari
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bari to Gostivar
  3. Take the bus from Gostivar to Istanbul

$101 - $181

Bus, car ferry  •  33 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës
  3. Take the bus from Durrës to Istanbul

$101 - $205

Bus  •  41 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Napoli to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$282 - $382

Drive  •  22 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Naples to Istanbul 1516.4 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Istanbul is to fly which costs 70€ - 270€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Istanbul is to fly which costs 70€ - 270€ and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Napoli and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 30 min.

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The distance between Naples and Istanbul is 1232 km. The road distance is 2426.2 km.

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The best way to get from Naples to Istanbul without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 31 h 28 min and costs 85€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Naples to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Naples to Istanbul bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Napoli station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5 h and costs 70€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 240€ - 330€ and takes 41 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Naples to Istanbul bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 770 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Naples, Italy and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines fly from Naples to Istanbul twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Naples to Istanbul via Sofia in around 41 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Naples to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Izmir
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Antalya
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Dalaman
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul, Bodrum
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Naples to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus and ferry from Bari to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Gostivar to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari-Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Durrës to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19 h 17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Napoli to Sofia
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $320
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Ferry operators
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$75 - $85
Car
$115 - $125
Inside cabin 2 beds
$105 - $120
Inner cabin 2 beds
$115 - $130

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Naples. It is currently 11:34 PM in Naples and 12:34 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Naples to Istanbul is 2426 km. It takes approximately 22 h 51 min to drive from Naples to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Naples Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 2315+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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