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There are 13 ways to get from Sheffield to Istanbul by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Train to Manchester, fly to Istanbul  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Istanbul (IST) MAN - IST

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Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Brăila
  3. Take the bus from Brăila to Constanta
  4. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

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Train to Manchester, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) MAN - SAW

Train to Birmingham, fly to Istanbul  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Istanbul (IST) BHX - IST

Train to Birmingham, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BHX - SAW

Train to London Stansted, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras Intl
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) STN - SAW

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Istanbul  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Kettering
  3. Take the train from Kettering to Luton
  4. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Istanbul (IST) LTN - IST

Train, bus  •  45h 44m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras Intl
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Novi Sad
  5. Take the bus from Novi Sad Central Bus Station to Istanbul Hotel Montenegro

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Interchange/E2 to London Victoria Coach Station 560 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bucharest
  3. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Constanta
  4. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

Train, bus and ferry, night train  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Bucharest
  3. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

Train, night train  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras Intl
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Hbf Nj
  4. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord
  5. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  30h 22m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Istanbul

Drive, car ferry  •  31h 33m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Port of Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Port of Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Istanbul

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Istanbul is to train and bus and ferry and night train which costs £85 - £200 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The fastest way to get from Sheffield to Istanbul is to train and fly which takes 7h 54m and costs £180 - £550.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Interchange/E2 and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via London Victoria Coach Station, Bucuresti and Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Yenikapi via London St Pancras Intl, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Wien Hbf, Gara Bucureşti Nord and Halkali. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9h.

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The distance between Sheffield and Istanbul is 2648 km.

The best way to get from Sheffield to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 45h 44m and costs £310 - £650.

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It takes approximately 7h 54m to get from Sheffield to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Istanbul bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Sheffield Interchange/E2 station.

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Sheffield to Istanbul train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Sheffield station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 2648.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 54m

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Sheffield to Istanbul via London Victoria Coach Station, Bucharest, Bucuresti, and Constanta in around 2 days 2h.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.400 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4.100 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Dalaman
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
4.000 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from Birmingham to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
3.300 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from London Stansted to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.500 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from London Stansted to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
4.200 ₺ - 13.000 ₺
Flights from London Stansted to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.800 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Flights from London Stansted to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
4.000 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5.000 ₺ - 16.000 ₺
Flights from Birmingham to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.800 ₺ - 15.000 ₺
Flights from London Stansted to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4.800 ₺ - 15.000 ₺
Flights from London Stansted to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
5.500 ₺ - 16.000 ₺
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
6.000 ₺ - 22.000 ₺
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.400 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Flights from Birmingham to Istanbul via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6.000 ₺ - 21.000 ₺
Flights from Birmingham to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.300 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
7.500 ₺ - 29.000 ₺
Flights from Birmingham to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
7.500 ₺ - 28.000 ₺
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
12.000 ₺ - 39.000 ₺
Flights from Manchester to Sabiha Gokcen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
11.000 ₺ - 37.000 ₺
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6.500 ₺ - 19.000 ₺
Flights from Birmingham to Istanbul via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6.500 ₺ - 19.000 ₺
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3.100 ₺ - 15.000 ₺
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
2.700 ₺ - 11.000 ₺
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Birmingham to Istanbul via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
5.000 ₺ - 16.000 ₺
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Website
https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
Schedules at
https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/timetables
Standard
750 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
1st Class
2.200 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras Intl
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2.800 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Website
https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
Schedules at
https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/timetables
Standard
2.800 ₺ - 4.000 ₺
1st Class
5.000 ₺ - 7.500 ₺
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Website
https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
Schedules at
https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/timetables
Standard
1.100 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
1st Class
2.700 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Train from Leicester to Kettering
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Website
https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
Schedules at
https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/timetables
Standard
500 ₺ - 700 ₺
1st Class
1.800 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Train from Kettering to Luton
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Website
https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/
Schedules at
https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/timetables
Standard
750 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
1st Class
2.200 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
320 ₺ - 420 ₺
Website
https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/
Standard
320 ₺ - 420 ₺
Eurostar
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
+35929311111
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
14h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
490 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Website
https://www.bdz.bg/en
2nd Class
490 ₺ - 700 ₺
1st Class
700 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
4.500 ₺ - 6.500 ₺
Seating Carriage
2.300 ₺ - 4.800 ₺
Couchette Carriage
4.900 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.eurotunnel.com/uk/
Bus operators
Citylines
Phone
+3590885700870
Email
support@citylines.eu
Website
citylines.eu
Bus from Novi Sad Central Bus Station to Istanbul Hotel Montenegro
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Schedules at
citylines.eu
National Express
Phone
08717 81 81 81
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Interchange/E2 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Website
https://www.nationalexpress.com/en
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
4.768 ₺
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Simpa Trans
Phone
0743335517
Website
simpatrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Constanta
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
350 ₺ - 600 ₺
Schedules at
simpatrans.autogari.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Constanta
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
400 ₺ - 550 ₺
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Schedules at
transevren.ro
Bus from Brăila to Constanța
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
260 ₺ - 340 ₺
Schedules at
transevren.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
45h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2.500 ₺ - 3.400 ₺
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Brăila
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Brăila to Constanta
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Pristyl
Phone
+4-0722-862.442
Website
pristyl.autogari.ro
Bus from Braila to Constanta
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 270 ₺
Schedules at
pristyl.autogari.ro
Aventin Trade
Phone
+4-0745-761.057
Website
aventin.ro
Bus from Brăila to Constanța Autogara Sud Herli-So
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
490 ₺ - 700 ₺
Schedules at
aventin.ro
Trans Polosam
Phone
+4 0745 050403
Website
transpolosam.autogari.ro
Bus from Brăila to Constanta
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
390 ₺ - 480 ₺
Schedules at
transpolosam.autogari.ro
RVG
Phone
0231 531589
Email
office@rvg.ro
Website
rvg.ro
Bus from Brăila to Constanta
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 ₺ - 130 ₺
Schedules at
rvg.ro
Trans Dor
Phone
0231 519 925
Website
trans-dor.ro
Bus from Brăila to Constanta
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 250 ₺
Schedules at
trans-dor.ro
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Sheffield to Istanbul bus services, operated by TransEvren, arrive at Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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Istanbul is 3h ahead of Sheffield. It is currently 12:53 PM in Sheffield and 3:53 PM in Istanbul.

Sheffield to Istanbul train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Halkali station.

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