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Drive to Urmieh, fly to Tehran Mehrabad  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Van to Urmieh
  2. Fly from Urmieh (OMH) to Tehran Mehrabad (THR) OMH - THR

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Drive to Maku, fly to Tehran Mehrabad  •  5h 16m

  1. Drive from Van to Maku
  2. Fly from Maku (IMQ) to Tehran Mehrabad (THR) IMQ - THR

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Fly Van to Tehran Imam Khomeini  •  10h 35m

  1. Fly from Van (VAN) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (IKA) VAN - IKA

Train, train to Tabriz, fly to Tehran Mehrabad  •  11h 20m

  1. Take the Train from Van to Razi
  2. Take the train from Rāzī to Tabriz
  3. Fly from Tabriz (TBZ) to Tehran Mehrabad (THR) TBZ - THR

Train via Tabriz  •  23h 6m

  1. Take the train from Van to Tabriz Trans-Asia Express
  2. Take the train from Tabriz to Karaj

Train  •  25h 50m

  1. Take the Train from Van to Tehran Trans-Asia Express
  2. Take the train from Tehran to Karaj 497 / ...

Drive  •  10h 28m

  1. Drive from Van to Karaj 919.3 km

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The cheapest way to get from Van to Karaj is to Train and fly which costs 800 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 11h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Van to Karaj is to drive and fly which costs 650 ₺ - 3.500 ₺ and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Van to Karaj. However, there are services departing from Van and arriving at Mohammad Shahr via Tabriz and Golshahr Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 6m.

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It is 736 km from Van to Karaj. It is approximately 919.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Van to Karaj without a car is to train via Tabriz which takes 23h 6m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Van to Karaj, including transfers.

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Van to Karaj train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), depart from Van station.

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The best way to get from Van to Karaj is to fly which takes 10h 35m and costs 900 ₺ - 2.800 ₺. Alternatively, you can train via Tabriz, which costs and takes 23h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Urmieh Airport to Tehran Mehrabad Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Karaj is 30 min ahead of Van. It is currently 6:12 PM in Van and 6:42 PM in Karaj.

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  • Distance: 736 km
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Van, Turkey and Karaj, Iran?

Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and SunExpress fly from Van to Karaj hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Van to Karaj via Tabriz, Karaj, and Golshahr Station in around 23h 6m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Van to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Van to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Van to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Ankara
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Van to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Istanbul, Ankara
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Van to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Ankara, Izmir
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Van to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Ankara, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Van to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Ankara, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Van to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Sabiha Gokcen, Ankara
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Iran Airtour Airline
Website
iranairtour.ir
Flights from Tabriz to Tehran Mehrabad
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$71 - $73
Iran Aseman
Website
iaa.ir
Flights from Urmieh to Tehran Mehrabad
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$73
Flights from Tabriz to Tehran Mehrabad
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Taban Air
Website
taban.aero
Flights from Maku to Tehran Mehrabad
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$15 - $220
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Van to Tehran Imam Khomeini via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Van to Razi
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train from Rāzī to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $11
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train from Van to Tabriz
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Train from Van to Tehran
Ave. Duration
23h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Phone
021- 55122417
Email
info@raja.ir
Website
raja.ir
Train from Tabriz to Karaj
Ave. Duration
11h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Raja Rail Transportation Co.
Train from Tehran to Karaj
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Raja Rail Transportation Co.

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Van to Karaj train services, operated by Raja Rail Transportation Co., arrive at Karaj station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Van to Karaj is 919 km. It takes approximately 10h 28m to drive from Van to Karaj.

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Iran Aseman offers flights from Urmieh Airport to Tehran Mehrabad Airport.

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The best way to get from Van to Van Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs 22 ₺ - 26 ₺.

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