How to get from Prague to Istanbul

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Recommended option

Fly to Istanbul  •  5 h 38 min

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

$63 - $193

7 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6 h 58 min

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

$81 - $607

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  29 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha Holešovice to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul

$134 - $158

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

$141 - $171

Bus Avtoekspres  •  31 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Istanbul Bariam

$110 - $122

Bus EAAA  •  38 h 46 min

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

$99 - $137

Train, night train  •  42 h 14 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

$162 - $240

Drive  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Istanbul 1152.1 miles

$230 - $350

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 Plovdiv in around 29 h 23 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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Wien
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.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
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Praha Holešovice to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
21 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$109
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
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
$83
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Prague to Varna
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Varna to Istanbul Bariam
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Varna to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Prague to Burgas
Ave. Duration
30 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
rta.government.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
$220 - $280
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Prague and Istanbul is 1511 km. The road distance is 1843 km.

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Istanbul is to fly which costs 1 300 Kč - 4 300 Kč and takes 5 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Prague to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 1 300 Kč - 4 300 Kč.

No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Praha Holešovice and arriving at Istanbul via Plovdiv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Prague to Istanbul, including transfers.