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

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Fly  •  5h 7m

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

901 ₺ - 2.715 ₺

2 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 8h

  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

Drive  •  2 days 18h

  1. Drive from Tunis to Istanbul 5254.6 km

4.600 ₺ - 7.000 ₺

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Border checks are being enforced in Turkey to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Entry may be denied to international travellers.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 3/16/2020

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

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 4/14/2020

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.

Source Type: Government | Last updated: 3/16/2020

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Tunis to Istanbul is to fly which costs $130 - $400 and takes 5h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Tunis to Istanbul is to fly which costs $130 - $400 and takes 5h 7m.

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The distance between Tunis and Istanbul is 1687 km. The road distance is 5254.6 km.

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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 8h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Tunis to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tunis Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Istanbul is 2h ahead of Tunis. It is currently 11:18 PM in Tunis and 1:18 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Tunis to Istanbul is 5255 km. It takes approximately 2 days 18h to drive from Tunis to Istanbul.

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Tunisair and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Tunis Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 3252+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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  • Distance: 1686.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

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

Tunisair and Turkish Airlines fly from Tunis to Istanbul 4 times a day.

Airlines
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Tunis to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 2.400 ₺
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tunis to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 ₺ - 2.900 ₺
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
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 190 ₺
Schedules at
matpu.com
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The best way to get from Tunis to Tunis Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 7 min and costs .

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