There are 11 ways to get from Villach to Istanbul by plane, train, bus, 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.

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Fly from Ljubljana  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Istanbul (IST) LJU - IST

$144 - $234

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Fly from Klagenfurt  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Istanbul (IST) KLU - IST

$90 - $295

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Train to Salzburg, fly  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Istanbul (IST) SZG - IST

$98 - $303

Train to Venice, fly  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Istanbul (IST) VCE - IST

$108 - $435

Train to Zagreb, fly  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Istanbul (IST) ZAG - IST

$138 - $508

Train to Vienna, fly  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Istanbul (IST) VIE - IST

$126 - $282

Train, bus  •  27 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) Bus
  2. Take the bus from Graz to Istanbul

$103 - $133

Bus Yubim  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$129 - $229

Bus Dary Commerce  •  30 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Ljubljana 954 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana Gas Station Barie to Burgas
  3. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

Train, night train  •  42 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  3. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$186 - $282

Drive  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Villach to Istanbul 984.7 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Villach to Istanbul is to train and bus which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 27 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Istanbul is to fly which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Villach to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Villach and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 30 min.

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The distance between Villach and Istanbul is 1359 km. The road distance is 1575.5 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 17 min and costs 85€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Villach to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Villach to Istanbul bus services, operated by Yubim, depart from Villach station.

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The best way to get from Villach to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 120€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 200€ and takes 27 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Ljubljana Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Villach to Istanbul bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 849.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Villach, Austria and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Villach to Istanbul twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villach to Istanbul via Sofia in around 27 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Venice to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Vienna to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Ankara
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Budapest
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Kiev
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Odesa
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Vienna to Istanbul via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vienna to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Kiev
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Istanbul via Vienna, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Graz Hbf (Europaplatz)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Graz to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Villach to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Ljubljana Gas Station Barie to Burgas
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Villach. It is currently 2:05 AM in Villach and 3:05 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Istanbul is 1575 km. It takes approximately 15 h 18 min to drive from Villach to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Ljubljana Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 2315+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Villach to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h and costs 45€.

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