There are 12 ways to get from Portugal to Turkey by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Porto to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) OPO - IST

$123 - $1,305

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Fly Lisbon to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) LIS - IST

$115 - $1,205

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Fly Lisbon to Izmir  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Izmir (ADB) LIS - ADB

$125 - $555

Fly Porto to Antalya  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Antalya (AYT) OPO - AYT

$246 - $459

Fly Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) LIS - SAW

$137 - $859

Fly Porto to Sabiha Gokcen  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) OPO - SAW

$165 - $409

Train, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye Hot
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$494 - $596

Train, bus, night train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Abrantes Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Abrantes to Badajoz R
  3. Take the bus from Badajoz to Arad
  4. Take the train from Arad to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic
  5. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$229 - $349

Bus Georg  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$438 - $579

Bus Dary Commerce  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Gare do Oriente to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Istanbul

$155 - $167

Bus, night train  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - Sete Rios to Bucharest
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Istanbul

Drive  •  38 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Istanbul 2559.9 miles

$550 - $850

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No, there is no direct bus from Portugal to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Lisbon and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

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The distance between Portugal and Turkey is 3645 km. The road distance is 4095.8 km.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Turkey without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 7 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Portugal to Turkey, including transfers.

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Portugal to Turkey bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Lisbon station.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Turkey is to fly which takes 7 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 16 h.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 30 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Portugal to Turkey is 4096 km. It takes approximately 38 h 36 min to drive from Portugal to Turkey.

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Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 2278 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

What companies run services between Portugal and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Matosinhos to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Istanbul via Sofia in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Lisbon to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Porto to Antalya via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Porto to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,000
Flights from Porto to Antalya via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Porto to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,100
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Lisbon to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Lisbon to Izmir via Milan Malpensa, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,800
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Lisbon to Izmir via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Izmir via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Antalya via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Antalya via London Luton
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Porto to Antalya via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Antalya via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Sabiha Gokcen via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Porto to Sabiha Gokcen via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lisbon to Izmir via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Abrantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $20
Train from Abrantes to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
cp.pt
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Badajoz to Arad
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
alsa.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Lisbon to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Ruse to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Lisbon Gare do Oriente to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 days 13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
dary.bg
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Lisbon - Sete Rios to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro

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