There are 8 ways to get from Oslo to Istanbul by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, night train or car

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Train, fly to Istanbul  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Istanbul (IST) OSL - IST

$131 - $233

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Train, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) OSL - SAW

$93 - $347

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Train, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation 117 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  5. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$185 - $369

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Gothenburg 613 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Gothenburg to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$167 - $238

Train, bus, night train  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation 117 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Göttingen N05
  4. Take the train from Göttingen to Wien Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  6. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$345 - $547

Bus and ferry, night train, bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Oslo to Bucharest
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Çerkezköy
  3. Take the bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari

$107 - $140

Bus  •  3 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Chișinău
  2. Take the bus from Chişinău Railway Station to Istanbul

$221 - $382

Drive  •  33 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Istanbul 2217.7 miles

$550 - $850

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The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Istanbul is to bus and ferry and night train and bus which costs kr 850 - kr 1200 and takes 2 days 21 h.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs kr 1000 - kr 1900 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oslo to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Oslo and arriving at Istanbul via Gothenburg, Niš and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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The distance between Oslo and Istanbul is 2447 km. The road distance is 3548.4 km.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 1 h and costs kr 1500 - kr 3000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Oslo to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Oslo to Istanbul bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Oslo station.

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The quickest flight from Oslo Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 40 min.

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

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Oslo. It is currently 3:26 PM in Oslo and 4:26 PM in Istanbul.

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  • Distance: 1529.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Oslo, Norway and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Oslo to Istanbul via Chișinău, Chişinău Railway Station, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 3 days 19 h.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Oslo to Istanbul via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Oslo to Istanbul via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Oslo to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Oslo to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Oslo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Oslo to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Oslo to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Train operators
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Schedules at
flytoget.no
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Nsb
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $75
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$75 - $110
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $140
Train from Göttingen to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
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
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Çerkezköy
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
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
$84
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
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 Oslo to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Oslo to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Oslo to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $280
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău Railway Station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
autogara.md

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Yes, the driving distance between Oslo to Istanbul is 3548 km. It takes approximately 33 h 59 min to drive from Oslo to Istanbul.

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British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Oslo Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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