There are 7 ways to get from Yalta to Istanbul by bus, ferry, car, car ferry 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.

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Trolleybus, bus  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the Trolleybus from Yalta to Bus 52
  2. Take the bus from Simferopol to Krasnodar
  3. Take the bus from Krasnodar-1 to Tbilisi
  4. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul

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Trolleybus to Simferopol, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the Trolleybus from Yalta to Railway
  2. Fly from Simferopol (SIP) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SIP - IST

$73 - $306

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Bus  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Yalta to Rostov-on-Don
  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

$119 - $171

Trolleybus, bus, ferry  •  3 days 16 h

  1. Take the Trolleybus from Yalta to Bus 52
  2. Take the bus from Simferopol to Rostov-na-Donu
  3. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
  4. Take the ferry from Chernomorsk to Haydarpaşa
  5. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$140 - $265

Drive, car ferry  •  32 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Yalta to Illichivsk
  2. Take the car ferry from Illichivsk to Haydarpaşa

$133 - $156

Drive to Sinop, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  33 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Yalta to Sinop
  2. Fly from Sinop (NOP) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) NOP - IST

$343 - $1,187

Drive to Sinop, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  34 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Yalta to Sinop
  2. Fly from Sinop (NOP) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) NOP - SAW

$340 - $561

Questions & Answers

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

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The distance between Yalta and Istanbul is 576 km.

The best way to get from Yalta to Istanbul without a car is to Trolleybus and bus which takes 2 days 13 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 days 13 h to get from Yalta to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Yalta to Istanbul bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, depart from Yalta station.

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The quickest flight from Sinop Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Sinop Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2274+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yalta to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 359.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 days 13 h

What companies run services between Yalta, Ukraine and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Yalta to Istanbul via Bus, Simferopol, Krasnodar, Krasnodar-1, Tbilisi, Istanbul, Samandira Tesis, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Simferopol to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sinop to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $1,500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sinop to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Simferopol to Istanbul Ataturk via Zhukovsky
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Simferopol to Istanbul Ataturk via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Bus operators
Easy Way
Website
eway.in.ua
Bus from Yalta to Bus
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eway.in.ua
Bus from Yalta to Railway
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eway.in.ua
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Yalta to Simferopol
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Yalta to Rostov-on-Don
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Simferopol to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
13 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
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
MiminoTrans Ge
Bus from Krasnodar-1 to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
14 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
facebook.com
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
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Rostov-on-Don to Odessa
Ave. Duration
32 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Constanța
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
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
Krym Avto Trans
Website
krimavtotrans.info
Bus from Yalta to Simferopol Kurortnaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
krimavtotrans.info
Ferry operators
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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