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There are 5 ways to get from Rafina to Turkey by plane, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ATH - IST

$43 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar

$25 - $53

3 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) ATH - SAW

$55 - $250

Fly to Izmir  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Izmir (ADB) ATH - ADB

$53 - $176

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Rafina to Laurio
  2. Take the car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
  3. Drive from Kavala to Istanbul

$173 - $246

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The cheapest way to get from Rafina to Turkey is to bus which costs 21€ - 50€ and takes 19 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rafina to Turkey is to fly which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Rafina and Turkey is 962 km.

The best way to get from Rafina to Turkey without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 22 min and costs 21€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Rafina to Turkey, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rafina to Turkey is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 35€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 50€ and takes 19 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Turkey is 1 h ahead of Rafina. It is currently 6:23 PM in Rafina and 7:23 PM in Turkey.

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rafina to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 601.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Rafina, Attica, Greece and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air fly from Rafina to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, Kamil Koc operates a bus from Rafina to Istanbul once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $40 and the journey takes 16 h 10 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Athens to Istanbul Ataturk via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Athens to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Athens to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Athens to Istanbul Ataturk via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Athens to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Laurio to Kavala
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$100 - $140
Business
$136

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The best way to get from Rafina to Athens Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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