There are 11 ways to get from Spain to Turkey by plane, train, bus 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 Barcelona to Istanbul  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Istanbul (IST) BCN - IST

$93 - $608

Cheapest option

Fly Madrid to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) MAD - SAW

$82 - $371

9 alternative options

Fly Valencia to Istanbul  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Istanbul (IST) VLC - IST

$123 - $854

Fly Madrid to Istanbul  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Istanbul (IST) MAD - IST

$89 - $466

Fly Malaga to Istanbul  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Istanbul (IST) AGP - IST

$123 - $1,204

Fly Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BCN - SAW

$101 - $713

Train, bus  •  45 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  3. Take the bus from Marseille to Shumen
  4. Take the bus from Shumen to Istanbul

$396 - $577

Bus Ruse Bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Sofia 0800
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

Bus Yubim  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$161 - $237

Bus Dary Commerce  •  2 days 18 h

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

$158 - $172

Drive  •  33 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Istanbul 2204.5 miles

$450 - $700

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Spain to Turkey is to fly which costs 70€ - 320€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Spain to Turkey is to fly which costs 80€ - 550€ and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Spain and Turkey is 3321 km. The road distance is 3527.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Spain to Turkey, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Spain to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Cibeles and arriving at Istanbul via Madrid and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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What companies run services between Spain and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Tarom and eight other airlines fly from Barcelona to Istanbul every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Istanbul via Intercambiador de Avenida de America, Madrid, and Sofia in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Valencia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Madrid to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Malaga to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Malaga to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Valencia to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Madrid to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Valencia to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Valencia to Istanbul via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,100
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Malaga to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Malaga to Istanbul via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Shumen
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Shumen to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Madrid to Sofia
Ave. Duration
42 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Madrid to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Madrid to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 days 8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$131
Schedules at
dary.bg

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