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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Trabzon by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Istanbul Ataturk  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Trabzon (TZX) IST - TZX

$29 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Trabzon (TZX) SAW - TZX

$27 - $150

Bus Kamil Koc  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Fatsa
  2. Take the bus from Fatsa to Trabzon

$21 - $30

Drive  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Trabzon 664.5 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon is to bus which costs 85 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 17 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon is to fly which costs 160 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Trabzon is 904 km. The road distance is 1063.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 24 min and costs 85 ₺ - 130 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Istanbul to Trabzon, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Trabzon is to fly which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 160 ₺ - 800 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85 ₺ - 130 ₺ and takes 17 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Trabzon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Trabzon is 1063 km. It takes approximately 13 h 50 min to drive from Istanbul to Trabzon.

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Onur Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Trabzon Airport.

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There are 508+ hotels available in Trabzon. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Trabzon.
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  • Distance: 564.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Trabzon, Turkey?

Onur Air and Turkish Airlines fly from Istanbul to Trabzon hourly. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Trabzon twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 16 h 12 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $1,300
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
16 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Fatsa
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Fatsa to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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