There are 9 ways to get from Rhodes to Istanbul by ferry, bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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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Catamaran, bus  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Rhodes to Marmaris
  2. Take the bus from Marmaris to Istanbul

$58 - $74

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Catamaran, bus, train  •  19 h 9 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Rhodes to Marmaris
  2. Take the bus from Marmaris to Denizli
  3. Take the train from Denizli to Eskişehir
  4. Take the train from Eskişehir to Gebze Yht
  5. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari

$65 - $75

Catamaran, drive  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Rhodes to Marmaris
  2. Drive from Marmaris to Istanbul

$136 - $186

Fly Rhodes to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) RHO - IST

$69 - $174

Catamaran to Bodrum, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Rhodes to Bodrum
  2. Fly from Bodrum (BJV) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BJV - IST

$77 - $222

Catamaran, bus to Dalaman, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Rhodes to Marmaris
  2. Take the bus from Marmaris to Dalaman Airport
  3. Fly from Dalaman (DLM) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) DLM - IST

$84 - $291

Catamaran, bus to Dalaman, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Rhodes to Marmaris
  2. Take the bus from Marmaris to Dalaman Airport
  3. Fly from Dalaman (DLM) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) DLM - SAW

$68 - $165

Catamaran to Bodrum, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the Catamaran from Rhodes to Bodrum
  2. Fly from Bodrum (BJV) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BJV - SAW

$70 - $156

Ferry, bus, taxi to Denizli, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Rhodos to Fethiye
  2. Take the bus from Fethiye to Karamanli
  3. Take a taxi from Karamanli to Denizli
  4. Fly from Denizli (DNZ) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) DNZ - IST

$97 - $347

Questions & Answers

The distance between Rhodes and Istanbul is 513 km.

The best way to get from Rhodes to Istanbul without a car is to Catamaran and bus which takes 15 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 h 58 min to get from Rhodes to Istanbul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rhodes Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Rhodes. It is currently 6:28 PM in Rhodes and 6:28 PM in Istanbul.

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

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There are 2274+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rhodes to Rhodes Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Rhodes to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 320.6 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 58 min

What companies run services between Rhodes, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Rhodes to Istanbul hourly.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rhodes to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $450
Flights from Dalaman to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Flights from Dalaman to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Flights from Dalaman to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Denizli to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $490
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Dalaman to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $170
Flights from Bodrum to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Rhodes to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Rhodes to Istanbul Ataturk via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Rhodes to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Rhodes to Istanbul Ataturk via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Bodrum to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Denizli to Eskişehir
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Eskişehir to Gebze
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Marmaris to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Marmaris to Denizli
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Marmaris to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Fethiye to Karamanli
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Havas
Phone
444 0 487
Email
info@havas.net
Website
havas.com.tr
Bus from Marmaris to Dalaman Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
havas.com.tr
Ferry operators
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Rhodes to Marmaris
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Ferry from Rhodes to Bodrum
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$49
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Dodecanese Flying Dolphins
Phone
+302241304030
Email
info@12fd.gr
Website
12fd.gr
Ferry from Rhodos to Fethiye
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
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Dodecanese Flying Dolphins
Tuana Maritime
Phone
+90 252 612 42 42
Email
info@tuanamaritime.com
Website
tuanamaritime.com
Ferry from Rhodos to Fethiye
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
tuanamaritime.com
Yesil Dalyan Transport
Other operators
Taxi from Karamanli to Denizli
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18

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