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There are 3 ways to get from Tunis to Istanbul by plane, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Tunis (TUN) to Istanbul (IST) TUN - IST

985 ₺ - 2.028 ₺

2 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the car ferry from Tunis to Genoa
  2. Take the bus from Genova Piazza Principe to Plovdiv
  3. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul Otogari

Drive  •  2 days 11h

  1. Drive from Tunis to Istanbul 5067 km

4.600 ₺ - 7.000 ₺

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Domestic travel is restricted within Turkey due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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International flights leaving Tunisia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: May 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Tunis to Istanbul is to fly which costs $130 - $290 and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Tunis to Istanbul is to fly which costs $130 - $290 and takes 5h 16m.

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It is 1687 km from Tunis to Istanbul. It is approximately 5067 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Tunis to Istanbul without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 2 days 12h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Tunis to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tunis Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Istanbul is 2h ahead of Tunis. It is currently 2:51 PM in Tunis and 4:51 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Tunis to Istanbul is 5067 km. It takes approximately 2 days 11h to drive from Tunis to Istanbul.

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Tunisair, Nouvel Air Tunisie and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Tunis Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 10436+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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  • Distance: 1686.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Tunis, Tunisia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Tunisair, Turkish Airlines and Nouvel Air Tunisie fly from Tunis to Istanbul twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tunis to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Tunis to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Tunis to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Bus operators
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Genova Piazza Principe to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
24h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70 ₺ - 110 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
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The best way to get from Tunis to Tunis Airport is to line 635 bus which takes 10 min and costs .

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