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There are 11 ways to get from Portugal to Turkey by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Porto to Istanbul

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

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Fly Lisbon to Izmir

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

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Fly Lisbon to Istanbul

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

Fly Porto to Antalya

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

Fly Lisbon to Antalya

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Antalya (AYT)

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Oriente to Mérida
  2. Take the bus from Merida to Deva*Roumanie
  3. Take the train from Deva to Mangalia
  4. Take the bus from Mangalia to Varna
  5. Take the bus from Varna to Istanbul

Train, bus, night train

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
  2. Take the train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
  3. Take the bus from Badajoz to Arad
  4. Take the train from Arad to Videle
  5. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

Bus

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

Bus via Lisbon

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

Bus #2

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Istanbul

Porto (OPO) to Istanbul (IST) flights

The flight time between Porto (OPO) and Istanbul (IST) is around 7h 54m and covers a distance of around 3103 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 24m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 35m. Services are operated by Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Air France and others. Typically 46 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 30m
Layover time:
2h 24m
Total time:
7h 54m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 35m
Flight distance:
3103 km
Flights per week:
46
Cheapest price:
1.511 ₺
Carbon emissions:
629 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:00
Last flight departs at:
16:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto (OPO) to Istanbul (IST) flight schedules

Portugal → Turkey
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International entry into Turkey from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Portugal

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals who have visited Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom in the last 14 days
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Turkey

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Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Turkey from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Turkey is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Turkey is 2 metres.

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

Yes, entry into Portugal from Turkey is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Turkish Embassy.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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The cheapest way to get from Portugal to Turkey is to bus which costs €120 - €140 and takes 2 days 23h.

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The fastest way to get from Portugal to Turkey is to fly which takes 7h 33m and costs €110 - €300.

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The distance between Portugal and Turkey is 3645 km. The road distance is 4081.7 km.

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The best way to get from Portugal to Turkey without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 2h and costs €290 - €450.

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

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The best way to get from Portugal to Turkey is to fly which takes 7h 33m and costs €110 - €300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €350 - €460 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portugal to Turkey is 4082 km. It takes approximately 38h 5m to drive from Portugal to Turkey.

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Lufthansa, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Porto Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at 1.000 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Portugal to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 3644.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 33m

What companies run services between Portugal and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Porto to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Istanbul via Sofia, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 2 days 15h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Porto to Istanbul via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 16.000 ₺
Flights from Porto to Antalya via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 9.000 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Antalya via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.600 ₺ - 18.000 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.600 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Porto to Antalya via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Antalya via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
3.000 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Izmir via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Porto to Istanbul via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 16.000 ₺
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Antalya via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Antalya via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Antalya via Bristol
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 8.000 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Antalya via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Antalya via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
2.000 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Izmir via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Porto to Istanbul via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 9.000 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 9.000 ₺
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.600 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 10.000 ₺
Flights from Lisbon to Antalya via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Antalya via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Porto to Antalya via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.900 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Porto to Antalya via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Deva to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
12h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 460 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
150 ₺ - 200 ₺
1st Class
410 ₺ - 460 ₺
Train from Arad to Videle
Ave. Duration
10h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 350 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
110 ₺ - 150 ₺
1st Class
310 ₺ - 350 ₺
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban 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 connect to trains in Portugal's 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. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75 ₺ - 110 ₺
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75 ₺ - 110 ₺
Train from Entroncamento to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 180 ₺
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
120 ₺ - 180 ₺
Astra Trans Carpatic
Phone
0751.525.520
Email
office@astratranscarpatic.ro
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Arad to Videle
Ave. Duration
10h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Videle to Halkali
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 230 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
150 ₺ - 190 ₺
1st Class
190 ₺ - 230 ₺
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Oriente to Mérida
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 170 ₺
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon to Merida
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 200 ₺
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Merida to Deva*Roumanie
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 3.400 ₺
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Badajoz to Arad
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2.400 ₺ - 3.400 ₺
Website
alsa.com
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Mangalia to Varna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
210 ₺ - 290 ₺
Schedules at
autogari.ro
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 6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
3.500 ₺ - 4.500 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 ₺
Website
Has Turizm
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 70 ₺
Website
Huntur
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Lisbon to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 days 5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Lisbon Gare do Oriente to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 days 16h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1.141 ₺
Schedules at
dary.bg
Burgas Bus

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