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

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Fly  •  4 h 26 min

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

$76 - $131

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Bus TransEvren  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța Odessa-Varna-Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$55 - $75

4 alternative options

Car ferry, ferry  •  25 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Illichivsk to Haydarpaşa
  2. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$91 - $92

Bus Avtoekspres  •  26 h 20 min

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

$59 - $87

Ferry  •  31 h 35 min

  1. Take the ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa Chernomorsk
  2. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$86 - $151

Drive  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Odessa to Istanbul 689.9 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Odessa to Istanbul is to bus which costs 1 500 ₴ - 2 200 ₴ and takes 26 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Odessa to Istanbul is to fly which costs 2 100 ₴ - 3 700 ₴ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Odessa to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Odessa and arriving at Istanbul via Varna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 20 min.

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The distance between Odessa and Istanbul is 624 km. The road distance is 1103.9 km.

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The best way to get from Odessa to Istanbul without a car is to car ferry and ferry which takes 25 h 1 min and costs 2 550 ₴ - 2 590 ₴.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Odessa to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Odessa to Istanbul bus services, operated by Avtoekspres, depart from Odessa station.

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The best way to get from Odessa to Istanbul is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs 2 100 ₴ - 3 700 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 600 ₴ - 2 500 ₴ and takes 26 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Odesa Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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  • Distance: 390.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

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

Ukraine International Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Odessa to Istanbul 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Odessa to Istanbul via Varna in around 26 h 20 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Odessa to Varna
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Varna to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
Ave. Duration
29 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
ukrferry.com
Lux
$200
Suite
$170
Standard
$145
Economy
$85

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Odessa. It is currently 8:09 PM in Odessa and 8:09 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Odessa to Istanbul is 1104 km. It takes approximately 15 h 42 min to drive from Odessa to Istanbul.

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Ukraine International Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Odesa 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 Odessa to Odesa Airport is to line 14 Trolleybus which takes 21 min and costs 3 ₴.

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