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There are 10 ways to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Istanbul

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Istanbul (IST)

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Fly Rome to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Fly Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Fly Rome to Istanbul

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Istanbul (IST)

Train to Naples, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Istanbul (IST)

Train, Bus

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
  2. Take the Bus from Bari to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Struga to Istanbul

Bus, night train

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Sofia
  2. Take the night train from Sofia to Halkali

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rome Ciampino Airport to Macerata
  2. Take the Bus from Ancona to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogari

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Wien Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Videle
  3. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

Drive

  1. Drive from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul

Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Istanbul (IST) flights

The flight time between Rome Ciampino (CIA) and Istanbul (IST) is around 7h 10m and covers a distance of around 1344 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 48m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 10m. Services are operated by Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air and others. Typically 77 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:
4h 21m
Layover time:
2h 48m
Total time:
7h 10m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 10m
Flight distance:
1344 km
Flights per week:
77
Cheapest price:
272 ₺
Carbon emissions:
272 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
15:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Istanbul (IST) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul is to fly which costs €90 - €280 and takes 5h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs €115 - €120.

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The distance between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) and Istanbul is 1365 km. The road distance is 2235.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul without a car is to train and Bus which takes 29h 20m and costs €70 - €170.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs €115 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €200 - €310 and takes 2 days 1h.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Ciampino Airport to Istanbul Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 10m and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA). It is currently 7:53 PM in Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) and 8:53 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul is 2236 km. It takes approximately 20h 51m to drive from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul.

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Tarom, Aegean Airlines, Wizz Air and two other airlines offer flights from Rome Ciampino Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 1365 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA), Italy and Istanbul, Turkey?

Ryanair, Turkish Airlines and four other airlines fly from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Istanbul via Macerata Terminal, Ancona, Alexandroupoli, Alexandroupoli, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 2 days 1h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
320 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Malta
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
460 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
270 ₺ - 4.000 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
400 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Valencia
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Amman
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.900 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Rome to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Naples to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 2.700 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
340 ₺ - 4.400 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
360 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 4.000 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 4.400 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 5.000 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 4.600 ₺
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sabiha Gokcen via Lviv
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Flights from Rome to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
320 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
Flights from Rome to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 4.400 ₺
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Istanbul via Amman
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Rome to Istanbul via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 4.400 ₺
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Rome to Istanbul via Beirut
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 18.000 ₺
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 650 ₺
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
190 ₺ - 260 ₺
Base Standard
370 ₺ - 500 ₺
Base Premium
460 ₺ - 650 ₺
Train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
350 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
350 ₺ - 470 ₺
Base Standard
600 ₺ - 850 ₺
Base Premium
750 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 500 ₺
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
190 ₺ - 270 ₺
Smart Low Cost
170 ₺ - 250 ₺
Smart Flex
360 ₺ - 500 ₺
Train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
270 ₺ - 800 ₺
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
300 ₺ - 420 ₺
Smart Low Cost
270 ₺ - 390 ₺
Smart Flex
550 ₺ - 800 ₺
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 200 ₺
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
140 ₺ - 200 ₺
Train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
290 ₺ - 410 ₺
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
290 ₺ - 410 ₺
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 300 ₺
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
270 ₺ - 300 ₺
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Sofia to Halkali
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 190 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
120 ₺ - 150 ₺
1st Class
150 ₺ - 190 ₺
Night train from Videle to Halkali
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 230 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
150 ₺ - 180 ₺
1st Class
180 ₺ - 230 ₺
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
850 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Website
Nightjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Bari to Struga
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 230 ₺
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Roma to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1.900 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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 Rome Ciampino Airport to Macerata
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 ₺ - 210 ₺
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.
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Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus from Ancona to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 75 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm

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