There are 12 ways to get from Turkey to Spain 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 Istanbul to Valencia  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Valencia (VLC) IST - VLC

$122 - $855

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Madrid  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Madrid (MAD) SAW - MAD

$81 - $371

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Fly Istanbul to Barcelona  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Barcelona (BCN) IST - BCN

$92 - $609

Fly Istanbul to Madrid  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Madrid (MAD) IST - MAD

$89 - $466

Fly Istanbul to Malaga  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Malaga (AGP) IST - AGP

$123 - $1,204

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Barcelona  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Barcelona (BCN) SAW - BCN

$99 - $714

Bus, train  •  43 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Otogar to Shumen
  2. Take the bus from Shumen to Marseille
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$370 - $540

Bus Ruse Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Madrid 0800

Bus Yubim  •  2 days 11 h

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

$171 - $245

Night train, train  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  5. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$568 - $774

Bus Dary Commerce  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Madrid

$161 - $175

Drive  •  33 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Madrid 2206.2 miles

$450 - $700

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Turkey to Spain is to fly which costs 500 ₺ - 2.400 ₺ and takes 9 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Turkey to Spain is to fly which costs 750 ₺ - 5.500 ₺ and takes 6 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Turkey to Spain. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Sol via Sofia, Intercambiador de Avenida de America and Gregorio Marañón. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between Turkey and Spain is 3321 km. The road distance is 3529.9 km.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Spain without a car is to bus and train which takes 43 h 50 min and costs 2.300 ₺ - 3.400 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Turkey to Spain, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Turkey to Spain is to fly which takes 6 h 52 min and costs 750 ₺ - 5.500 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 4 h.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 55 min.

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Turkey to Spain bus services, operated by Ruse Bus, arrive at Madrid station.

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  • Distance: 2075.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

What companies run services between Turkey and Spain?

Turkish Airlines, Tarom and seven other airlines fly from Istanbul to Valencia every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Madrid via Sofia, Madrid, Intercambiador de Avenida de America, Gregorio Marañon, and Gregorio Marañón in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Istanbul to Malaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,100
Flights from Istanbul to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from Istanbul to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Istanbul to Malaga via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul to Valencia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Istanbul to Barcelona via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Barcelona via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Istanbul to Barcelona via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Madrid via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Istanbul to Malaga via Muenster
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Istanbul to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $22
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$240 - $350
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Otogar to Shumen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Bariam to Shumen
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Shumen to Marseille
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
42 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Burgas to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 days 8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$133
Schedules at
dary.bg

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Yes, the driving distance between Turkey to Spain is 3530 km. It takes approximately 33 h 45 min to drive from Turkey to Spain.

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Iberia, Tarom, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Valencia Airport.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Istanbul Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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