There are 8 ways to get from Turkey to Portugal by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Porto  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Porto (OPO) IST - OPO

$123 - $1,305

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Fly to Lisbon  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Lisbon (LIS) IST - LIS

$116 - $1,206

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Bus, train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  4. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios

$401 - $456

Bus Georg  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Lisbon

$439 - $612

Night train, train, bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov D / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brasov to Zaragoza
  4. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Vigo-Guixar Hot / ...
  5. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  6. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Santa Apolonia

$312 - $469

Bus Dary Commerce  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Lisbon Gare do Oriente

$155 - $168

Bus, night train  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ruse
  2. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest to Lisbon - Sete Rios

Drive  •  38 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Lisbon 2561.5 miles

$550 - $850

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No, there is no direct bus from Turkey to Portugal. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Lisbon via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

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The distance between Turkey and Portugal is 3645 km. The road distance is 4098.4 km.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Portugal without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 9 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Turkey to Portugal, including transfers.

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Turkey to Portugal bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Portugal is to fly which takes 7 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 16 h.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Porto Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 45 min.

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Turkey to Portugal bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Lisbon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Turkey to Portugal is 4098 km. It takes approximately 38 h 52 min to drive from Turkey to Portugal.

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TAP Portugal, KLM, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Porto Airport.

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  • Distance: 2278 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Turkey and Portugal?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Istanbul to Matosinhos hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Lisbon via Sofia in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lisbon via Porto
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Porto via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $2,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Porto via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lisbon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Porto via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lisbon via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lisbon via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lisbon via Algiers
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,800
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Lisbon via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$190 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $370
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
12 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Lisboa Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$92
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Lisbon - 7 Rios
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Ouibus
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Ruse
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$410 - $550
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Brasov to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
alsa.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Burgas to Lisbon Gare do Oriente
Ave. Duration
2 days 13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
dary.bg
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Lisbon - Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro

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