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There are 7 ways to get from Tripoli to Istanbul by car, plane, car ferry, bus or train

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

Drive, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Tripoli to Beirut
  2. Fly from Beirut (BEY) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BEY - IST

625 ₺ - 1.581 ₺

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  25h 26m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tripoli to Taşucu
  2. Take the bus from Tasucu to Istanbul Otogari

231 ₺ - 1.059 ₺

5 alternative options

Drive, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Tripoli to Beirut
  2. Fly from Beirut (BEY) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BEY - SAW

553 ₺ - 1.775 ₺

Car ferry, bus, train  •  20h 24m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tripoli to Taşucu
  2. Take the bus from Tasucu to Konya
  3. Take the train from Konya to Pendik

297 ₺ - 1.130 ₺

Car ferry, bus, train via Karaman  •  21h 52m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tripoli to Taşucu
  2. Take the bus from Tasucu to Karaman
  3. Take the train from Karaman to Konya
  4. Take the train from Konya to Gebze
  5. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul

264 ₺ - 1.107 ₺

Car ferry, bus via Erdemli  •  27h 25m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tripoli to Taşucu
  2. Take the bus from Silifke to Erdemli
  3. Take the bus from Erdemli to Istanbul Otogar

296 ₺ - 1.144 ₺

Drive  •  15h 57m

  1. Drive from Tripoli to Istanbul 847.4 miles

950 ₺ - 1.500 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Tripoli to Istanbul is to drive and fly which costs $95 - $320 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Tripoli to Istanbul is to drive and fly which costs $110 - $280 and takes 3h 18m.

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The distance between Tripoli and Istanbul is 950 km. The road distance is 1355.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tripoli to Istanbul without a car is to car ferry and bus and train which takes 20h 24m and costs $50 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Tripoli to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Beirut Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tripoli to Istanbul is 1356 km. It takes approximately 15h 57m to drive from Tripoli to Istanbul.

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AtlasGlobal, Middle East Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Beirut Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2547+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 195 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Tripoli to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 593.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

What companies run services between Tripoli, Lebanon and Istanbul, Turkey?

There is no direct connection from Tripoli to Istanbul. However, you can take the drive to Beirut airport, fly to Istanbul Ataturk, then take the taxi to Istanbul. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Beirut airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen, take the walk to Sabiha Gokcen Airport, take the shuttle to Istanbul Taksim Square, take the walk to Taksim, then take the Metro to Istanbul.

Airlines
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Beirut to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Beirut to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Beirut to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Beirut to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Beirut to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
300 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Konya to Pendik
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35 ₺ - 50 ₺
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train from Karaman to Konya
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12 ₺ - 16 ₺
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train from Konya to Gebze
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29 ₺ - 40 ₺
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Tasucu to Konya
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35 ₺ - 55 ₺
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Tasucu to Karaman
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 50 ₺
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28 ₺ - 40 ₺
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Tasucu to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75 ₺ - 120 ₺
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 50 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Silifke to Erdemli
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 45 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Erdemli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 ₺ - 120 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Akgunler Denizcilik
Website
akgunlerbilet.com
Car ferry from Tripoli to Taşucu
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
709 ₺
Schedules at
akgunlerbilet.com
Akgunler
Website
akgunlerdenizcilik.com
Car ferry from Tripoli to Taşucu
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 950 ₺
Schedules at
akgunlerdenizcilik.com

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