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There are 8 ways to get from Uppsala to Istanbul by plane, ferry, train, bus, night bus, bus and ferry, night train or car

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Fly to Istanbul  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Istanbul (IST) ARN - IST

728 ₺ - 4.539 ₺

Cheapest option

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen, ferry  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) ARN - SAW
  2. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Eminönü Ferry Terminal

542 ₺ - 2.069 ₺

6 alternative options

Train, bus, night bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Uppsala Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation 967 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Berlin Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Berlin to Sofia
  4. Take the night bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari

1.087 ₺ - 1.609 ₺

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Stockholm to Sarajevo
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Istanbul

1.619 ₺ - 2.563 ₺

Bus  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Galaţi
  2. Take the bus from Galaţi to Istanbul - Aksaray

Train, bus, night train  •  3 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Uppsala Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation 967 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Bucuresti
  3. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

1.021 ₺ - 1.490 ₺

Train, night train  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the train from Uppsala Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation 967 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  4. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Videle
  5. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

2.251 ₺ - 3.659 ₺

Drive  •  34h 7m

  1. Drive from Uppsala to Istanbul 3657.5 km

3.700 ₺ - 5.500 ₺

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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Sweden

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Istanbul is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Istanbul is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Istanbul is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Sweden from Turkey.

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The cheapest way to get from Uppsala to Istanbul is to fly and ferry which costs 600 kr - 2400 kr and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Uppsala to Istanbul is to fly which costs 800 kr - 5500 kr and takes 6h 23m.

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The distance between Uppsala and Istanbul is 2236 km. The road distance is 3657.5 km.

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The best way to get from Uppsala to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus and night bus which takes 2 days 1h and costs 1200 kr - 1900 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Uppsala to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Uppsala to Istanbul is to fly which takes 6h 23m and costs 800 kr - 5500 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 22h.

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 30m.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Uppsala. It is currently 3:47 AM in Uppsala and 4:47 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Uppsala to Istanbul is 3657 km. It takes approximately 34h 7m to drive from Uppsala to Istanbul.

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LOT, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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  • Distance: 2236.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Uppsala, Sweden and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, LOT and three other airlines fly from Uppsala to Istanbul every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Uppsala to Istanbul via Arlanda Centralstation, Stockholm Arlanda Airport Sodra Station, Stockholm Central Train Station, Stockholm, and Galaţi in around 2 days 22h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Stockholm to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Stockholm to Istanbul via Antalya
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Stockholm to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Stockholm to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Flights from Stockholm to Istanbul via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 7.000 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Stockholm to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Flights from Stockholm to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Stockholm to Istanbul via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Stockholm to Istanbul via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.100 ₺ - 8.500 ₺
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Uppsala Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 180 ₺
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
140 ₺ - 180 ₺
2nd Class Ticket
65 ₺ - 80 ₺
SL
Phone
08 600 10 00
Website
sl.se
Train from Uppsala Centralstation to Stockholm City station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
28 ₺
Website
SL
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Uppsala Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 80 ₺
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 700 ₺
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
400 ₺ - 480 ₺
Website
Snälltåget
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 ₺ - 210 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
140 ₺ - 170 ₺
1st Class
170 ₺ - 210 ₺
Night train from Videle to Halkali
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 200 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
130 ₺ - 160 ₺
1st Class
160 ₺ - 200 ₺
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1.500 ₺ - 2.200 ₺
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Berlin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
20h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
450 ₺ - 650 ₺
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Night bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 ₺ - 80 ₺
Website
Huntur
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus and ferry from Stockholm to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
41h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Stockholm to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
260 ₺ - 400 ₺
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Brianna Tour
Ferry operators

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