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

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Fly Paros to Istanbul  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Paros (PAS) to Istanbul (IST) PAS - IST

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  22h 26m

  1. Take the ferry from Paros to Piraeus Bsf / ...
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Esenler Otogar

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Ferry to Naxos Is, fly to Istanbul  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the ferry from Paros to Naxos
  2. Fly from Naxos Is (JNX) to Istanbul (IST) JNX - IST

Fly Paros to Alexandroupolis, bus  •  11h 4m

  1. Fly from Paros (PAS) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) PAS - AXD
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogari

Car ferry, ferry, bus via Istanbul Alibeyköy  •  22h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Paros to Mykonos
  2. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Mytilene Bsf / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  4. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Alibeyköy

Car ferry, ferry, bus  •  23h 53m

  1. Take the car ferry from Paros to Mykonos
  2. Take the ferry from Mykonos to Mytilene Bsf / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
  4. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul

Car ferry, drive  •  26h 3m

  1. Take the car ferry from Paros to Laurio
  2. Take the car ferry from Laurium to Kavala
  3. Drive from Kavala to Istanbul
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International entry into Turkey from Greece

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Greece

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Istanbul is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Istanbul is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Istanbul is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

No, returning to Greece from Turkey is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 15 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Páros to Istanbul is to ferry and bus which costs €35 - €100 and takes 22h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Páros to Istanbul is to fly which costs €130 - €650 and takes 6h 1m.

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The distance between Páros and Istanbul is 546 km.

The best way to get from Páros to Istanbul without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 22h 26m and costs €35 - €100.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Páros to Istanbul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Paros Airport to Istanbul Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Sky Express, Turkish Airlines, Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Paros Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 1990+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 1.500 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Páros to Paros Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs €4.

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Map of how to get from Páros to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 546.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 1m

What companies run services between Páros, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Páros to Istanbul hourly.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Paros to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 9.000 ₺
Flights from Paros to Istanbul via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
2.900 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Flights from Paros to Istanbul via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Naxos Is to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Naxos Is to Istanbul via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Paros to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.700 ₺
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paros to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Naxos Is to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Paros to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.700 ₺
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Paros to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.400 ₺
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 170 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Alibeyköy
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 300 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 300 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Email
kamilkoc@kamilkoc.com.tr
Website
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Athens to Istanbul Esenler Otogar
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 220 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
80 ₺ - 120 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Paros to Naxos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
350 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
750 ₺ - 800 ₺
2 Bed Inside Cabin
850 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Economy
350 ₺ - 440 ₺
4 Bed Outside Cabin
650 ₺ - 800 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
950 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Ferry from Paros to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
490 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
840 ₺ - 900 ₺
2 Bed Inside Cabin
1.000 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Economy
490 ₺ - 650 ₺
4 Bed Outside Cabin
850 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
1.100 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Ferry from Mykonos to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
1.000 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
2 Bed Inside Cabin
1.200 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Economy
750 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
4 Bed Outside Cabin
1.200 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
1.500 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Ferry from Paros to Naxos
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
550 ₺ - 750 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
950 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Economy
280 ₺ - 360 ₺
4 Bed Inside Cabin
550 ₺ - 800 ₺
Ferry from Paros to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
400 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
600 ₺ - 850 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
1.000 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Economy
400 ₺ - 550 ₺
4 Bed Inside Cabin
700 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
Ferry from Mykonos to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Business
750 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
1.200 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Economy
600 ₺ - 850 ₺
4 Bed Inside Cabin
950 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Jalem Tur
Phone
0545 783 50 61
Email
info@jalemtur.com
Website
jalemtur.com
Car ferry from Mitilini to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 ₺
Schedules at
jalemtur.com
Seajets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Car ferry from Paros to Laurio
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Website
Seajets
Club Fare Diak.
950 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Deck Fare Economy
750 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
1.400 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Car ferry from Laurium to Kavala
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Website
Seajets
Club Fare Diak.
1.100 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Deck Fare Economy
950 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
2.600 ₺ - 3.600 ₺

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