There are 8 ways to get from Prague to Istanbul 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Istanbul  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Istanbul (IST) PRG - IST

$63 - $193

Cheapest option

Bus Orlan S.R.O  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Istanbul

$30 - $50

6 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) PRG - SAW

$80 - $607

Train, bus  •  30 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Graz Hbf Rj
  2. Take the bus from Graz to Istanbul

$122 - $152

Bus Arda Tur  •  30 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Istanbul

$93 - $115

Bus Georg  •  33 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Istanbul

$232 - $301

Train, night train  •  42 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  3. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$159 - $237

Drive  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Istanbul 1152.1 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Istanbul is to bus which costs 650 Kč - 1 100 Kč and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Istanbul is to fly which costs 1 300 Kč - 4 200 Kč and takes 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Prague and arriving at Istanbul via Haskovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 55 min.

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The distance between Prague and Istanbul is 1511 km. The road distance is 1843.3 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 30 h 36 min and costs 2 600 Kč - 3 300 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Prague to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Prague to Istanbul bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Prague station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5 h 37 min and costs 1 300 Kč - 4 200 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2 000 Kč - 2 500 Kč and takes 30 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Prague. It is currently 7:18 AM in Prague and 8:18 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Istanbul is 1843 km. It takes approximately 17 h 44 min to drive from Prague to Istanbul.

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  • Distance: 944.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Prague to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Istanbul via Haskovo in around 30 h 55 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Prague to Istanbul via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Prague to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Prague to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Prague to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Prague to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cd.cz
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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Graz to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Prague to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
24 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Varna to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Praha to Burgas
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $270
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Orlan S.R.O
Phone
+420/ 222 314 182
Email
office@orlan.cz
Website
orlan.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Varna
Ave. Duration
39 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
orlan.cz

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