There are 5 ways to get from Salzburg to Istanbul by plane, bus, train, 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  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Istanbul (IST) SZG - IST

$72 - $259

4 alternative options

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Istanbul

$105

Train, night train  •  37 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Videle
  3. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

$155 - $223

Bus EAAA  •  37 h 35 min

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

$97 - $135

Drive  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Istanbul 1099 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The distance between Salzburg and Istanbul is 1467 km. The road distance is 1758 km.

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Istanbul is to bus which costs 90€ and takes 26 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 60€ - 230€.

It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Salzburg to Istanbul, including transfers.

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Salzburg to Istanbul 4 times a day. Alternatively, Alpar Turizm operates a bus from Salzburg to Istanbul once daily. Tickets cost $104 and the journey takes 26 h 11 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Salzburg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Salzburg to Burgas
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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