Travel from Warsaw to Istanbul

Bus or fly from Warsaw to Istanbul?

Turkish Airlines, LOT and two other airlines fly from Warsaw to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Warsaw to Istanbul via Sofia in around 37 h 30 min.

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How to get from Warsaw to Istanbul

ModeDurationPrice
From Warszawa Śródmieście train to Warsaw airport, fly to Istanbul airport, then Metro to Istanbul.5 h 33 min$103
From Warszawa Śródmieście train to Warsaw airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen airport, shuttle to Taksim, then Metro to Istanbul.9 h 18 min$167
From Warszawa Centralna train to Wien Hbf, train to Graz, bus to Otogar, then Metro to Aksaray.34 h$188
From Warszawa bus to Sofia then bus to Istanbul.37 h 30 min$44
From Centrum 06 line 127 bus to Warszawa, bus to Serdika, line 2 subway to Sofia, bus to Otogar, then Metro to Aksaray.41 h 14 min$158
From Warszawa Centralna train to Wien Hbf, train to Budapest-Keleti, train to Videle, night train to Halkali, then taxi to Istanbul.43 h 24 min$182
From Centrum 06 line 127 bus to Warszawa, bus to Odessa, bus to Ferry, walk to Chernomorsk, ferry to Haydarpaşa, walk to Kadıköy, then ferry to Karaköy.2 days 5 h$187
From Warsaw drive to Istanbul.21 h 27 min$347

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

It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Warsaw to Istanbul, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Warsaw and Istanbul?

No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Warszawa and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 30 min.

Operators from Warsaw to Istanbul

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Szybka Kolej Miejska w Warszawie19 115Szybka Kolej Miejska w Warszawie
Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines
LOTLOT
Ukraine International AirlinesUkraine International Airlines
LufthansaLufthansa
Istanbul Ulasim+90 212 568 99 70Istanbul Ulasim
KLMKLM
Pegasus AirlinesPegasus Airlines
Austrian AirlinesAustrian Airlines
Wizz AirWizz Air
AlitaliaAlitalia
SwissSwiss
EurowingsEurowings
Scandinavian AirlinesScandinavian Airlines
HavatasHavatas
Polish Railways (PKP)703 200 200Polish Railways (PKP)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Alpar Turizm0090 212 658 18 51Alpar Turizm
Georg+ 359/38/66 34 04Georg
Metro PlusMetro Plus
ZTM Warszawa19 115ZTM Warszawa
Tourbus Bulgaria00359 2 980 68 62Tourbus Bulgaria
Metropolitan SofiaMetropolitan Sofia
Matpu02 952 50 04Matpu
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)+36 (1) 3 49 49 49Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)0700 10 200Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Ecolines+371 67214512Ecolines
Ukrferry+380 (482) 34- 82-96Ukrferry
Şehir Hatları0212313800010Şehir Hatları
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    Warsaw to Istanbul:

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      1 Fly to Istanbul
      • One-Way approx: USD $73 - $173
      • Duration: 5 h 33 min
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      2 Fly to Sabiha Gokcen
      • One-Way approx: USD $91 - $609
      • Duration: 9 h 18 min
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        2 Fly to Sabiha Gokcen
        • One-Way approx: USD $91 - $609
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      3 Train, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $165 - $198
      • Duration: 34 h
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      4 Bus Georg
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      • Duration: 37 h 30 min
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      5 Bus Tourbus Bulgaria
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      6 Train, night train
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