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There are 4 ways to get from Tunis to Istanbul by plane, car ferry, bus, night train, train, ferry or car

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Fly  •  5h 12m

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

$88 - $306

3 alternative options

Car ferry, bus, night train, train  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the car ferry from Tunis to Genoa
  2. Take the bus from Genova Piazza Principe to Stara Zagora
  3. Take the night train from Stara Zagora to Kapikule
  4. Take the train from Kapıkule to Halkali

Ferry, bus  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the ferry from Tunis to Palermo
  2. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
  3. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$281 - $415

Drive  •  2 days 18h

  1. Drive from Tunis to Istanbul 3284.1 miles

$650 - $1,000

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The cheapest way to get from Tunis to Istanbul is to fly which costs $85 - $310 and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Tunis to Istanbul is to fly which costs $85 - $310 and takes 5h 12m.

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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 and night train and train which takes 2 days 10h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 12m 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 10:36 AM in Tunis and 12:36 PM 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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Nouvel Air Tunisie, Air Malta, Tunisair and two other airlines offer flights from Tunis Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2536+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tunis to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 1054.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

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

Nouvel Air Tunisie, Tunisair and three other airlines fly from Tunis to Istanbul 5 times a day.

Airlines
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Tunis to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tunis to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Tunis to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tunis to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Tunis to Istanbul Ataturk via Malta
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Kapıkule to Halkali
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Genova Piazza Principe to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
26h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
Baltour
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Ferry operators
Grandi Navi Veloci
Phone
+39 010 209 4591
Email
booking@gnv.it
Website
gnv.it
Car ferry from Tunis to Genoa
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
Grandi Navi Veloci
Ferry from Tunis to Palermo
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Grandi Navi Veloci

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The best way to get from Tunis to Tunis Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 7m and costs .

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