There are 12 ways to get from Ukraine to Istanbul by plane, subway, train, bus, 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 Zaporizhia  •  2 h 48 min

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

$59 - $445

Cheapest option

Fly from Kharkiv  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Kharkiv (HRK) to Istanbul (IST) HRK - IST

$41 - $151

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Fly from Odesa  •  4 h 47 min

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

$76 - $131

Fly from Lviv  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Istanbul (IST) LWO - IST

$61 - $141

Subway to Kiev, fly  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the subway from Zoloti Vorota to Kharkivska
  2. Fly from Kiev (KBP) to Istanbul (IST) KBP - IST

$84 - $174

Train to Kherson, fly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Nikolaev Gruzovoj to Tschernobaewka
  2. Fly from Kherson (KHE) to Istanbul (IST) KHE - IST

$106 - $610

Bus via Constanta  •  34 h 32 min

  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

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  39 h 23 min

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

$54 - $129

Train, ferry  •  40 h 25 min

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

$91 - $163

Train, bus  •  41 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Ployeshty Sud
  2. Take the bus from Ploiesti to Târgovişte
  3. Take the bus from Târgovişte to Kotel
  4. Take the bus from Kotel to Istanbul Otogari

Train, night train  •  46 h 31 min

  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

$87 - $123

Drive  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Kiev to Istanbul 942.9 miles

$190 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ukraine to Istanbul is to fly which costs 1 700 ₴ - 4 000 ₴ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Ukraine to Istanbul is to fly which costs 1 600 ₴ - 13 000 ₴ and takes 2 h 48 min.

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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 34 h 32 min and costs 1 900 ₴ - 2 800 ₴.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min 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 2 h 48 min and costs 1 600 ₴ - 13 000 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 900 ₴ - 2 800 ₴ and takes 34 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Zaporizhia Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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

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  • Distance: 599.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between Ukraine and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Zaporizhia to Istanbul once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiev to Istanbul via Demiivska, Kiev Central Bus Station, Odessa Kolontaivska, Odessa Central Bus, Constanța, and Constanta in around 34 h 32 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zaporizhia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Lviv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Kiev to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from Kharkiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Kherson to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Lviv to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Kiev to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from Kiev to Istanbul via Odesa
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $310
Flights from Kharkiv to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
Kiev Metro
Phone
(044) 238-58-98
Email
d@metro.kiev.ua
Website
metro.kiev.ua
Subway from Zoloti Vorota to Kharkivska
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.kiev.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Nikolaev Gruzovoj to Tschernobaewka
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$10 - $14
Train from Kiev Pass to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $6
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$18 - $25
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Ployeshty Sud
Ave. Duration
25 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
26 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 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
11 h
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
12 h 45 min
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
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
autogara.md
Grup ATYC
Phone
+4-0743-335.888
Website
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Târgovişte
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
Kotel Municipal Transport
Website
kotel.bg
Bus from Târgovişte to Kotel
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kotel.bg
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kotel to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
Ave. Duration
29 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
ukrferry.com
Lux
$200
Suite
$170
Standard
$145
Economy
$85
Şehir Hatları

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