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 to Krasnodar  •  4 h 45 min

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

$137 - $709

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 3 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

$71 - $114

10 alternative options

Fly Istanbul to Voronezh  •  6 h 29 min

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

$122 - $392

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Krasnodar  •  6 h 5 min

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

$95 - $215

Fly Antalya to Platov  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Antalya (AYT) to Platov (ROV) AYT - ROV

$150 - $393

Fly Istanbul to Platov  •  6 h 7 min

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

$146 - $708

Fly Istanbul to Moscow Vnukovo  •  6 h 41 min

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

$104 - $238

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  46 h 59 min

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

$140 - $259

Bus, car ferry, train  •  2 days 1 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

$114 - $177

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Kyiv
  3. Take the bus from Kiev to Moscow, Teply Stan

$97 - $150

Night train, train  •  2 days 13 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

$112 - $170

Drive  •  31 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Moscow 1490.4 miles

$300 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Turkey to Russia is to bus and train which costs 330 ₺ - 550 ₺ and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Turkey to Russia is to fly which costs 700 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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

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

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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 Mangalia, 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 to Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Voronezh
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Antalya to Platov via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Istanbul to Platov
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Istanbul to Moscow Vnukovo via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Istanbul 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 to Voronezh via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Istanbul to Moscow Vnukovo via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Antalya to Platov
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Istanbul 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 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 20 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
13 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
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
Once 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
$65 - $95
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 Mangalia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.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 Mangalia to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
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
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
16 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Constanța to Odessa, Pryvoz
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev to Moscow, Teply Stan
Ave. Duration
16 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
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
$64
Schedules at
in-sochi.ru

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