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

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Fly  •  2 h 36 min

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

$76 - $131

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Bus  •  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  •  26 h 56 min

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

$86

Ferry  •  31 h 35 min

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

$86 - $151

Train, night train  •  35 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Izmail
  2. Take the train from Tulcea Oras to Medgidia R / ...
  3. Take the train from Medgidia to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir / ...
  4. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$73 - $110

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 2 h 36 min.

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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 - Aksaray via Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 30 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 bus which takes 26 h 30 min and costs 1 500 ₴ - 2 200 ₴.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Odessa to Istanbul, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Odessa to Istanbul is to fly which takes 2 h 36 min and costs 2 100 ₴ - 3 700 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 500 ₴ - 2 200 ₴ and takes 26 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Odesa Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Odessa to Istanbul bus services, operated by TransEvren, arrive at Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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Map of how to get from Odessa to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 390.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine, Ukraine International Airlines and two other airlines fly from Odessa to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Odessa to Istanbul via Constanța and Constanta in around 26 h 30 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine
Website
atlasglb.com.ua
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odessa Gl. to Izmail
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$13 - $18
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Tulcea Oras to Medgidia
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Medgidia to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
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
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
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 3:17 AM in Odessa and 4:17 AM 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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Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine, Onur Air, Ukraine International Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Odesa Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2370+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $34 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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