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There are 7 ways to get from Pamukkale to Istanbul by taxi, plane, ferry, train, bus or car

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Taxi to Denizli, fly to Istanbul  •  2h 44m

  1. Take a taxi from Pamukkale to Denizli
  2. Fly from Denizli (DNZ) to Istanbul (IST) DNZ - IST

684 ₺ - 1.049 ₺

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Train  •  13h 13m

  1. Take the train from Denizli to Eskişehir Pamukkale Ekspresi
  2. Take the train from Eskisehir to Halkali Hst

136 ₺ - 164 ₺

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Taxi to Denizli, fly to Sabiha Gokcen, ferry  •  3h 59m

  1. Take a taxi from Pamukkale to Denizli
  2. Fly from Denizli (DNZ) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) DNZ - SAW
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Eminönü Ferry Terminal

518 ₺ - 789 ₺

Taxi to Usak, fly to Istanbul  •  3h 42m

  1. Take a taxi from Pamukkale to Usak
  2. Fly from Usak (USQ) to Istanbul (IST) USQ - IST

1.030 ₺ - 2.223 ₺

Train to Izmir, fly to Istanbul  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Goncalı to Adnan Menderes
  2. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Istanbul (IST) ADB - IST

359 ₺ - 775 ₺

Bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Denizli to Istanbul

169 ₺ - 260 ₺

Drive  •  6h 18m

  1. Drive from Pamukkale to Istanbul 550 km

500 ₺ - 750 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Pamukkale to Istanbul is to train which costs 130 ₺ - 170 ₺ and takes 13h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Pamukkale to Istanbul is to taxi and fly. Taking this option will cost 650 ₺ - 1.100 ₺ and takes 2h 44m.

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The distance between Pamukkale and Istanbul is 345 km. The road distance is 550 km.

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The best way to get from Pamukkale to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 10h 50m and costs 160 ₺ - 260 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Pamukkale to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Pamukkale to Istanbul is to bus which takes 10h 50m and costs 160 ₺ - 260 ₺. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130 ₺ - 170 ₺ and takes 13h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Denizli Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pamukkale to Istanbul is 550 km. It takes approximately 6h 18m to drive from Pamukkale to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Denizli Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 10436+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Pamukkale to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 344.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Pamukkale, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Denizli to Istanbul every 3 hours. Tickets cost 75 ₺ - 150 ₺ and the journey takes 10h 20m. MetroTurizm also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pamukkale to Istanbul via Denizli, Eskişehir, and Eskisehir in around 13h 13m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Denizli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 470 ₺
Flights from Denizli to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 350 ₺
Flights from Usak to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 900 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Denizli to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 350 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 550 ₺
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Goncalı to Adnan Menderes
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18 ₺ - 23 ₺
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train from Denizli to Eskişehir
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24 ₺ - 30 ₺
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train from Eskisehir to Halkali
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22 ₺ - 28 ₺
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Pamukkale to Denizli
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
350 ₺ - 420 ₺
Forum Çamlık Demokrasi Taksi
Phone
+90 258 212 33 66
Denizli Kampüs Taksi
Phone
+90 555 026 12 61
Website
taksikampus.com
Çamlık Bölge Taksi Durağı
Phone
+90 258 211 75 56

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