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There are 7 ways to get from Ukraine to Istanbul by plane, bus, train, car ferry, ferry, 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 from Odesa  •  2h 57m

  1. Fly from Odesa (ODS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ODS - IST

$76 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  39h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chişinău
  2. Take the bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Istanbul

$54 - $119

5 alternative options

Fly from Zaporizhia  •  2h 53m

  1. Fly from Zaporizhia (OZH) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) OZH - IST

$60 - $446

Bus via Constanta  •  34h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Odessa Kolontaivska
  2. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
  3. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$68 - $98

Train, car ferry, ferry  •  35h 41m

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Odessa Gl. D
  2. Take the car ferry from Illichivsk to Haydarpaşa
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$91 - $98

Train, night train  •  46h 44m

  1. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord Kyiv
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali Bosphor Express

$88 - $123

Drive  •  20h 17m

  1. Drive from Kiev to Istanbul 942.9 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Ukraine to Istanbul is to bus which costs 1 900 ₴ - 2 800 ₴ and takes 34h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Ukraine to Istanbul is to fly which costs 1 600 ₴ - 13 000 ₴ and takes 2h 53m.

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The distance between Ukraine and Istanbul is 959 km. The road distance is 1508.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ukraine to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 34h 47m and costs 1 900 ₴ - 2 800 ₴.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Ukraine to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ukraine to Istanbul is to fly which takes 2h 57m and costs 2 100 ₴ - 3 700 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 900 ₴ - 2 800 ₴ and takes 34h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Odesa Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ukraine to Istanbul is 1509 km. It takes approximately 20h 17m to drive from Ukraine to Istanbul.

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Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine, Ukraine International Airlines, Onur Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Odesa Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2494+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ukraine to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 599.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 57m

What companies run services between Ukraine and Istanbul, Turkey?

Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Odessa to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiev to Istanbul via Demiivska, Kiev Central Bus Station, Odessa Central Bus, Constanța, and Constanta in around 34h 47m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Zaporizhia to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Flights from Zaporizhia to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine
Website
atlasglb.com.ua
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
26h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chişinău
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău Central Bus Station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
autogara.md
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The best way to get from Ukraine to Odesa Airport is to line 117 bus which takes 29m and costs 2 ₴ - 5 ₴.

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