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There are 7 ways to get from Naples to Istanbul by plane, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, train, night train 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.

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  4h 59m

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

$81 - $312

6 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 55m

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

$83 - $326

Bus, bus and ferry  •  31h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Napoli to Bari 571 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bari to Gostivar
  3. Take the bus from Gostivar to Istanbul

$96 - $200

Bus, car ferry  •  33h 56m

  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

$91 - $220

Bus  •  41h 30m

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

$276 - $375

Train, night train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj
  4. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  5. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$255 - $442

Drive  •  22h 51m

  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€ - 280€ and takes 4h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Istanbul is to fly which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 4h 59m.

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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 41h 30m.

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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 31h 28m and costs 80€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m 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 4h 59m and costs 70€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 240€ - 330€ and takes 41h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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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: 4h 59m

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Naples to Istanbul once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Naples to Istanbul via Sofia in around 41h 30m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Naples to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Izmir
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Antalya
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Konya
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Website
Marino Autolinee
Bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Website
Marino Autolinee
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples, Naples to Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Miccolis Spa
Phone
080 5315334
Email
controllore@miccolis-spa.it
Website
miccolis-spa.it
Bus from Naples Metropark to Bari Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Website
Miccolis Spa
Bus from Naples Metropark to Bari Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Website
Miccolis Spa
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
Marozzi VT
Bus from Napoli to Bari-Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
Marozzi VT
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus and ferry from Bari to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
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
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Durrës to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
31h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$240 - $310
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $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
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$70 - $80
Car
$110 - $120
Inside cabin 2 beds
$105 - $115
Inner cabin 2 beds
$110 - $125

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Istanbul is 2h ahead of Naples. It is currently 2:09 PM in Naples and 4:09 PM in Istanbul.

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

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Naples Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2469+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs 1€.

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