There are 12 ways to get from Turkey to Russia by plane, bus, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Krasnodar  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Krasnodar (KRR) IST - KRR

$136 - $708

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanța to Odessa, Pryvoz
  3. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Moskva Kievskaja D

$69 - $114

10 alternative options

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Voronezh  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Voronezh (VOZ) IST - VOZ

$122 - $392

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) IST - SVO

$99 - $179

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Krasnodar  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Krasnodar (KRR) SAW - KRR

$93 - $214

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Platov  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Platov (ROV) IST - ROV

$146 - $708

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Vnukovo  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) IST - VKO

$104 - $229

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  46 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Chisinau
  3. Take the bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Moscow, Teply Stan

$132 - $255

Bus, car ferry, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
  2. Take the car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi
  3. Take the train from Sochi to Moskva Kasanskaja D

$109 - $171

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanța to Odessa Central Bus
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus Station to Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow

$85 - $119

Night train, train  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  3. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Moskva Kievskaja D

$99 - $147

Drive  •  31 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Moscow 1490.4 miles

$300 - $450

Questions & Answers

The distance between Turkey and Russia is 4985 km. The road distance is 2384.7 km.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Russia without a car is to bus which takes 46 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Turkey to Russia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Russia is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 46 h 59 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Krasnodar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Turkey to Russia is 2385 km. It takes approximately 31 h 45 min to drive from Turkey to Russia.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Krasnodar Airport.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Turkey to Russia.
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  • Distance: 3115.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Turkey and Russia?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Krasnodar 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Moscow via Constanta, Chisinau, Iu. Gagarin Ave., C. Negruzzi Ave, Chişinău Central Bus Station, Moscow, Teply Stan, and Teply Stan in around 46 h 59 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Voronezh
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Platov
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Vnukovo via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Vnukovo via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Voronezh via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Sheremetyevo via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Sochi to Moskva Kasanskaja
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$30 - $50
2nd Class (Kupé)
$55 - $85
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odessa Gl. to Moskva Kievskaja
Ave. Duration
23 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Moskva Kievskaja
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
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
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L
Phone
+40 743 420 420
Email
rezervari@mirtrans-express.com
Website
mirtrans-express.com
Bus from Constanta to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
mirtrans-express.com
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Moscow, Teply Stan
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Schedules at
autogara.md
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
16 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Constanța to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Bus from Constanța to Odessa, Pryvoz
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Odessa Central Bus Station to Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ferry operators
Olympia Line
Website
olympia-line.ru
Car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
in-sochi.ru

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