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There are 7 ways to get from Odessa to Istanbul by plane, train, car, car ferry or bus

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Fly  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Odesa (ODS) to Istanbul (IST) ODS - IST

701 ₺ - 1.491 ₺

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Bus #2  •  26h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Odessa Privoz to Varna Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Otogar

299 ₺ - 423 ₺

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Train, drive, car ferry, bus  •  23h 23m

  1. Take the train from Odesa-Holovna to Izmail
  2. Drive from Izmail to Orlivka
  3. Take the car ferry from Orlivka to Isaccea
  4. Take the train from Tulcea Oraş to Constanţa
  5. Take the train from Constanţa to Mangalia
  6. Take the bus from Mangalia to Varna
  7. Take the bus from Varna to Istanbul

471 ₺ - 944 ₺

Bus via Varna  •  22h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Istanbul

352 ₺ - 498 ₺

Bus  •  25h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Constanța
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

415 ₺ - 549 ₺

Car ferry, bus  •  29h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Chernomorsk to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Istanbul

782 ₺ - 858 ₺

Drive  •  15h 8m

  1. Drive from Odessa to Istanbul 1099.9 km

1.000 ₺ - 1.500 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Odessa to Istanbul is to bus which costs 1 100 ₴ - 1 700 ₴ and takes 26h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Odessa to Istanbul is to fly. Taking this option will cost 2 700 ₴ - 6 000 ₴ and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Odessa to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Odessa Central Bus and arriving at Istanbul via Varna, Stozher and Varna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 1m.

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The distance between Odessa and Istanbul is 625 km. The road distance is 1099.9 km.

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The best way to get from Odessa to Istanbul without a car is to bus via Varna which takes 22h 1m and costs 1 300 ₴ - 2 000 ₴.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Odessa to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Odessa to Istanbul bus services, operated by Doris, depart from Odessa Central Bus station.

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The best way to get from Odessa to Istanbul is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs 2 700 ₴ - 6 000 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus via Varna, which costs 1 300 ₴ - 2 000 ₴ and takes 22h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Odesa Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Odessa to Istanbul bus services, operated by Alpar Turizm, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Map of how to get from Odessa to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 625.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Odessa, Ukraine and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and SkyUp fly from Odessa to Istanbul 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Odessa to Istanbul via Varna, Stozher, and Varna in around 22h 1m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
SkyUp
Website
skyup.aero
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odesa-Holovna to Izmail
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 120 ₺
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
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Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
120 ₺ - 290 ₺
3rd Class
30 ₺ - 50 ₺
2nd Class
65 ₺ - 120 ₺
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Tulcea Oraş to Constanţa
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 120 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
30 ₺ - 45 ₺
1st Class
100 ₺ - 120 ₺
Train from Constanţa to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8 ₺ - 45 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
8 ₺ - 10 ₺
1st Class
38 ₺ - 43 ₺
Astra Trans Carpatic
Phone
0751.525.520
Email
office@astratranscarpatic.ro
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Constanţa to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
Transferoviar Calatori
Phone
+40 238 434 380
Email
sesizari@transferoviarcalatori.ro
Website
transferoviarcalatori.ro
Train from Constanţa to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10 ₺ - 13 ₺
Website
Transferoviar Calatori
Regio Călători
Phone
0310 800 900
Email
contact@regiocalatori.ro
Website
regiocalatori.ro
Train from Constanţa to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18 ₺ - 20 ₺
Website
Regio Călători
Bus operators
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Mangalia to Varna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 250 ₺
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Doris
Website
doris-ua.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Varna
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
244 ₺
Schedules at
doris-ua.com
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Varna
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
200 ₺ - 270 ₺
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Constanța
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
200 ₺ - 270 ₺
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 ₺ - 280 ₺
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Varna to Otogar
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 ₺ - 120 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Orlivka to Isaccea
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8 ₺ - 130 ₺
Schedules at
porom.org
Passenger
9 ₺
Car
123 ₺
Navibulgar
Phone
+359 52 633 100
Website
navbul.com
Car ferry from Chernomorsk to Varna
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
644 ₺
Website
Navibulgar
Passenger car
1.789 ₺
Adult passenger
644 ₺

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Yes, the driving distance between Odessa to Istanbul is 1100 km. It takes approximately 15h 8m to drive from Odessa to Istanbul.

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Ukraine International Airlines, SkyUp and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Odesa Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 10436+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Odessa to Odesa Airport is to line 14 Trolleybus which takes 24 min and costs 5 ₴.

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