How to get from Oslo to Istanbul

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Recommended option

Train, fly to Istanbul  •  6 h 37 min

  1. OSL - IST

$121 - $224

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8 h 2 min

  1. OSL - SAW

$84 - $338

6 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 6 h

  1. 820 / ...

$168 - $257

Ferry, train, bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Re / ...
  2. Ice

$151 - $282

Bus, train, night train  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Ice
  2. Ice
  3. D

$397 - $598

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

$108 - $142

Bus  •  3 days 18 h

$221 - $381

Drive  •  33 h 59 min

  1. 2217.7 miles

$550 - $850

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

You can take a bus from Oslo to Istanbul via Chișinău, Chişinău station, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 3 days 18 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
Flights from Oslo to Istanbul via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
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
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Oslo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Oslo to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
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
Ruter
Phone
177
Website
ruter.no
Train from Oslo Sentralstasjon [tog] to Oslo lufthavn [alle tog]
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ruter.no
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23
Standard
$22 - $35
First
$30 - $60
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 Berlin Südkreuz to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
hvv.de
Second Class
$23
Standard
$22 - $35
First
$30 - $60
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.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
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
FlixBus
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Oslo to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
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
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
$106
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
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
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 - $270
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
autogara.md
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
colorline.no

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oslo and Istanbul is 2447 km. The road distance is 3548 km.

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.

The quickest way to get from Oslo to Istanbul is to train and fly which takes 6 h 37 min and costs kr 950 - kr 1900.

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

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