There are 6 ways to get from Volgograd to Istanbul by plane, train, car ferry, bus, ferry or car

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Fly  •  9 h 55 min

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

$72 - $222

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  43 h 7 min

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

$98 - $135

Bus Metro Georgia  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Volgograd to Vladikavkaz
  2. Take the bus from Vladikavkaz to Tbilisi
  3. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul

$87 - $102

Bus  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Volgograd to Novocherkassk
  2. Take the bus from Novocherkassk to Odessa
  3. Take the bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Constanța
  4. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$101 - $158

Train, bus, ferry  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Volgograd to Rostov Glavnij D
  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

$137 - $246

Drive  •  33 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Volgograd to Istanbul 1504.1 miles

$310 - $450

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Volgograd to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Volgograd and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Novocherkassk, Odessa, Pryvoz and Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 5 h.

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The distance between Volgograd and Istanbul is 1491 km. The road distance is 2406.6 km.

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The best way to get from Volgograd to Istanbul without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 43 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to get from Volgograd to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Volgograd to Istanbul bus services, operated by Vokzal Avto, depart from Volgograd station.

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The best way to get from Volgograd to Istanbul is to fly which takes 9 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 6 h.

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There is no direct flight from Volgograd Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Volgograd to Istanbul bus services, operated by TransEvren, arrive at Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Volgograd to Istanbul is 2407 km. It takes approximately 33 h 47 min to drive from Volgograd to Istanbul.

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UTair Aviation, Pegas Fly, Pobeda Airlines LLC and two other airlines offer flights from Volgograd Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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  • Distance: 931.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 55 min

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

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, UTair Aviation and three other airlines fly from Volgograd to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Volgograd to Istanbul via Vladikavkaz, Tbilisi, Istanbul, Samandira Tesis, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Volgograd to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Volgograd to Istanbul Ataturk via Sochi
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Volgograd to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Volgograd to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Volgograd to Sochi
Ave. Duration
18 h 39 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 Rostov Glavnij
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $23
2nd Class (Kupé)
$23 - $35
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
16 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Avazar Bus
Website
avazar-bus.am
Bus from Volgograd to Vladikavkaz
Ave. Duration
18 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
avazar-bus.am
MiminoTrans Ge
Bus from Vladikavkaz to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
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Metro Georgia
Website
geometro.ge
Bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
geometro.ge
Book at
geometro.ge
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Volgograd to Novocherkassk
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Novocherkassk to Odessa
Ave. Duration
37 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
Ave. Duration
39 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Constanța
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $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
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
$61
Schedules at
in-sochi.ru
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
Ave. Duration
29 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
ukrferry.com
Lux
$200
Suite
$170
Standard
$145
Economy
$85
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