There are 5 ways to get from Van to Trabzon by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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

Bus, taxi  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Van to Aşkale
  2. Take a taxi from Aşkale to Caykara
  3. Take the bus from Caykara to Trabzon

$87 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Van to Erzurum
  2. Take the train from Erzurum to Kars
  3. Take the bus from Kars to Trabzon

$27 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi via Ağrı  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Van to Ağrı
  2. Take the bus from Ağrı to Aşkale
  3. Take a taxi from Aşkale to Caykara
  4. Take the bus from Caykara to Trabzon

$88 - $118

Drive  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Van to Trabzon 408.3 miles

$80 - $130

Fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Van (VAN) to Trabzon (TZX) VAN - TZX

$115 - $357

What companies run services between Van, Turkey and Trabzon, Turkey?

Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Van to Trabzon hourly.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Van to Trabzon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Van to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Van to Trabzon via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Van to Trabzon via Ankara, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Van to Trabzon via Ankara, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Van to Trabzon via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Van to Trabzon via Ankara
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Erzurum to Kars
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Van to Aşkale
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Caykara to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ağrı to Aşkale
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Van to Aşkale
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Van to Ağrı
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Van to Erzurum
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Iğdırlı Tourism
Phone
90.476.228 69 01
Email
bilgi@igdirliturizm.com.tr
Website
igdirliturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kars to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
igdirliturizm.com.tr
Kanberoğlu Turizm
Phone
0462 325 22 83
Website
kanberoglu.com.tr
Bus from Kars to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
kanberoglu.com.tr
Other operators
Taxi from Aşkale to Caykara
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Van and Trabzon is 419 km. The road distance is 653 km.

The cheapest way to get from Van to Trabzon is to bus and train which costs 120 ₺ - 160 ₺ and takes 17 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Van to Trabzon is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 500 ₺ - 1.700 ₺.

It takes approximately 10 h 57 min to get from Van to Trabzon, including transfers.