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There are 12 ways to get from Strasbourg to Istanbul by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Stuttgart, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 14m

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

$98 - $270

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Train to Basel, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 30m

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

$96 - $1,043

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Train to Basel, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6h 59m

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

$99 - $239

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 35m

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

$105 - $324

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 15m

  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

$121 - $325

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) FRA - IST

$117 - $304

Train to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Appenweier to Rastatt
  2. Fly from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) FKB - IST

$239 - $991

Train, train to Munich, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) MUC - IST

$164 - $312

Train, bus  •  33h 26m

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

$171 - $179

Bus  •  45h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile to Burgas Bus Station South Paris - Strasbourg - Varna
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Istanbul

$131 - $182

Train, night train  •  45h 56m

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad Ic
  4. Take the train from Arad to Videle D
  5. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

$273 - $392

Drive  •  21h 47m

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Istanbul 1418.1 miles

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 210€ and takes 6h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Istanbul is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 210€ and takes 6h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Strasbourg station to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile and arriving at Istanbul via Burgas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 30m.

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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 26m and costs 145€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Strasbourg to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Strasbourg to Istanbul bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Strasbourg Central Bus Station Place de l’Etoile.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Strasbourg to Istanbul bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Istanbul is 2h ahead of Strasbourg. It is currently 10:54 AM in Strasbourg and 12:54 PM in Istanbul.

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  • Distance: 1165.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 14m

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

You can take a bus from Strasbourg to Istanbul via Burgas in around 45h 30m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Basel to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Munich to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Basel to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Munich to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Basel to Istanbul Ataturk via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Basel to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Basel to Sabiha Gokcen via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Istanbul Ataturk via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Basel to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Basel to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Munich to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Munich to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Strasbourg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Appenweier to Rastatt
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 (Haut-Rhin)
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

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
$30 - $60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
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
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
Karat-S
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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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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Air Serbia, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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