There are 11 ways to get from Netherlands to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, 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 Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) AMS - IST

$68 - $223

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Train to Brussels, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BRU - IST

$85 - $335

Fly Amsterdam to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) AMS - SAW

$80 - $337

Train to Muenster, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) FMO - IST

$149 - $484

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) DUS - IST

$98 - $304

Train, bus  •  37 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$257 - $335

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  44 h 55 min

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

$132 - $212

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  45 h 27 min

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

$104 - $177

Train, EuroNight, night train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
  3. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic
  5. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$296 - $428

Drive, train  •  26 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Istanbul

$401 - $605

Drive  •  25 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Istanbul 1667.3 miles

$400 - $600

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No, there is no direct bus from Netherlands to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 55 min.

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The distance between Netherlands and Istanbul is 2165 km. The road distance is 2667.6 km.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 37 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Netherlands to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Netherlands to Istanbul bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Amsterdam station.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Istanbul is to fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 44 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Netherlands. It is currently 11:24 AM in Netherlands and 12:24 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Netherlands to Istanbul is 2668 km. It takes approximately 25 h 16 min to drive from Netherlands to Istanbul.

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  • Distance: 1353 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Netherlands and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, KLM and 10 other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Istanbul via Sofia in around 44 h 55 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Muenster to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Beirut
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Muenster to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$92
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
matpu.com

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KLM, AtlasGlobal, Tarom and six other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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