There are 8 ways to get from Volgograd to Istanbul by plane, train, car ferry, bus, night train, ferry 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 to Istanbul  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Volgograd (VOG) to Istanbul (IST) VOG - IST

$41 - $141

7 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Volgograd (VOG) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) VOG - SAW

$54 - $166

Train, car ferry, bus  •  43 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Volgograd to Sochi
  2. Take the car ferry from Sochi to Trabzon
  3. Take the bus from Trabzon to Bulancak
  4. Take the bus from Bulancak to Istanbul Otogari

$180 - $222

Bus Tiaga  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Volgograd to Chisinau
  2. Take the bus from Chişinău station to Istanbul

$95 - $178

Bus via Rostov Glavnij  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Volgograd to Rostov-na-Donu
  2. Take the bus from Rostov-on-Don to Odessa
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
  4. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$118 - $169

Train, night train  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Volgograd to Poworino
  2. Take the train from Poworino to Kiev Pass
  3. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  4. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$126 - $202

Train, bus, ferry  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Volgograd to Rostov Glavnij
  2. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
  3. Take the ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
  4. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$178 - $219

Drive  •  33 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Volgograd to Istanbul 1504.1 miles

$310 - $450

What companies run services between Volgograd, Russia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Nordwind Airlines and five other airlines fly from Volgograd to Istanbul every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Volgograd to Istanbul via Chisinau, Chişinău station, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Volgograd to Istanbul via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Volgograd to Istanbul via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Volgograd to Istanbul via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Volgograd to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya, Ankara
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Flights from Volgograd to Sabiha Gokcen via Moscow Vnukovo, Ankara
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Volgograd to Sabiha Gokcen via Moscow Vnukovo, Antalya
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Volgograd to Istanbul via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Volgograd to Sabiha Gokcen via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Volgograd to Sabiha Gokcen via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Volgograd to Sabiha Gokcen via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Volgograd to Sabiha Gokcen via Moscow Domodedovo, Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Volgograd to Sochi
Ave. Duration
19 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$21 - $35
2nd Class (Kupé)
$35 - $55
Train from Volgograd to Poworino
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$13 - $20
2nd Class (Kupé)
$19 - $28
Train from Poworino to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
21 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Volgograd to Rostov Glavnij
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$16 - $24
2nd Class (Kupé)
$24 - $40
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon to Bulancak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bulancak to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
34 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
autogara.md
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Rostov-on-Don to Odessa
Ave. Duration
33 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $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
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
Ave. Duration
36 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ferry operators
Olympia Line
Website
olympia-line.ru
Car ferry from Sochi to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
olympia-line.ru
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
Ave. Duration
25 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $125
Schedules at
ukrferry.com
Lux
$270
Suite
$195
Standard
$120
Economy
$125
Şehir Hatları
Phone
0212313800010
Email
info@sehirhatlari.istanbul
Website
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
sehirhatlari.istanbul

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Volgograd to Istanbul?

The distance between Volgograd and Istanbul is 1491 km. The road distance is 2407 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Volgograd to Istanbul?

The cheapest way to get from Volgograd to Istanbul is to fly which costs RUB 2500 - RUB 9000 and takes 9 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Volgograd to Istanbul?

The quickest way to get from Volgograd to Istanbul is to fly which takes 9 h 24 min and costs RUB 2500 - RUB 9000.

Is there a direct bus between Volgograd and Istanbul?

No, there is no direct bus from Volgograd to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Volgograd and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Rostov Glavnij, Rostov-on-Don, Odessa Central Bus and Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1 h.

How long does it take to get from Volgograd to Istanbul?

It takes approximately 9 h 24 min to get from Volgograd to Istanbul, including transfers.