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There are 7 ways to get from Pisa to Istanbul by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) PSA - IST

$109 - $262

Cheapest option

Train, bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  34 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus from SITA Firenze to Sofia Serdika
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul Otogari

$77 - $134

5 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) PSA - SAW

$97 - $371

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  29 h

  1. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Alexandroupoli
  4. Take the bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari

$202 - $336

Train, bus Florentia Bus  •  35 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$125 - $208

Train, night train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  5. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$235 - $391

Drive  •  19 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Pisa to Istanbul 1272.4 miles

$300 - $450

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The cheapest way to get from Pisa to Istanbul is to train and bus which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 34 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pisa to Istanbul is to fly which costs 95€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Pisa and Istanbul is 1550 km. The road distance is 2035.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 29 h and costs 170€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Pisa to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Pisa. It is currently 5:41 AM in Pisa and 7:41 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Pisa to Istanbul is 2036 km. It takes approximately 19 h 27 min to drive from Pisa to Istanbul.

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Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Pisa Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2341+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 968.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Pisa, Italy and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines fly from Pisa to Istanbul 6 times a week.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Pisa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Pisa to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Pisa to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Konya
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Pisa to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Pisa to Sabiha Gokcen via Istanbul Ataturk, Antalya
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Pisa to Sabiha Gokcen via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Pisa to Sabiha Gokcen via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Pisa to Sabiha Gokcen via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Pisa to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome, Bologna
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Night 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from SITA Firenze to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
atvo.it
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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