There are 10 ways to get from Strasbourg to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Strasbourg to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SXB - IST

976 ₺ - 2.887 ₺

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Train to Basel, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to St Louis
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BSL - SAW

639 ₺ - 1.826 ₺

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Train to Stuttgart, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) STR - IST

1.148 ₺ - 6.605 ₺

Train to Basel, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to St Louis
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BSL - IST

951 ₺ - 3.192 ₺

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) STR - SAW

1.066 ₺ - 1.339 ₺

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ZRH - IST

1.040 ₺ - 4.534 ₺

Train, bus  •  33h 50m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Muenchen Hbf Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

1.045 ₺ - 1.173 ₺

Bus  •  42h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Burgas 570 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

786 ₺ - 1.056 ₺

Train, night train  •  46h 40m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Videle Ir
  4. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

1.412 ₺ - 2.285 ₺

Drive  •  21h 47m

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Istanbul 2268.9 km

2.000 ₺ - 3.000 ₺

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Istanbul is to bus which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 42h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Istanbul is to fly which costs 120€ - 390€ and takes 5h 38m.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Istanbul is 1864 km. The road distance is 2268.9 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 33h 50m and costs 130€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Strasbourg to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5h 38m and costs 120€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 42h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Strasbourg Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Strasbourg. It is currently 12:46 AM in Strasbourg and 1:46 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Strasbourg to Istanbul is 2269 km. It takes approximately 21h 47m to drive from Strasbourg to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Strasbourg Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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  • Distance: 1864.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Strasbourg to Istanbul 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Strasbourg to Istanbul via Burgas South, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 42h 44m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
Flights from Basel to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Flights from Zurich to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Flights from Basel to Istanbul Ataturk via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Flights from Basel to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
470 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Flights from Basel to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 9.500 ₺
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Flights from Basel to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 9.000 ₺
Flights from Zurich to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 3.500 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 4.600 ₺
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 350 ₺
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
300 ₺ - 350 ₺
1st Class
280 ₺ - 330 ₺
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 270 ₺
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
230 ₺ - 270 ₺
1st Class
180 ₺ - 220 ₺
Train from Strasbourg to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 700 ₺
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
500 ₺ - 650 ₺
1st Class
550 ₺ - 700 ₺
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
270 ₺ - 370 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
170 ₺ - 250 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to St Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 290 ₺
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
130 ₺ - 190 ₺
Rail 1st Class
200 ₺ - 290 ₺
Train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 300 ₺
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
130 ₺ - 200 ₺
Rail 1st Class
200 ₺ - 300 ₺
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 410 ₺
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 160 ₺
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
850 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Website
Railjet
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Videle to Halkali
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 170 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
110 ₺ - 140 ₺
1st Class
140 ₺ - 170 ₺
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Burgas
Ave. Duration
36h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 900 ₺
Website
Eurolines FR
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile to Burgas Bus Station South
Ave. Duration
37h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
Website
Karat-S
Burgas Bus

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