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There are 7 ways to get from Yalta to Istanbul by bus, train, car, car ferry, plane or ferry

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Bus via Tbilisi  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the bus from Yalta Bus station to Rostov-na-Donu bus station
  2. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu bus station to Tbilisi, Ortachala Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul

694 ₺ - 812 ₺

Cheapest option

Trolleybus, train, bus  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the Trolleybus from Yalta to Simferopol Vokzal 52
  2. Take the train from Simferopol to Rostov-Glavny 028 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu bus station to Odessa Central Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Varna
  5. Take the bus from Varna to Otogar

548 ₺ - 1.113 ₺

5 alternative options

Bus  •  3 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Yalta Bus station to Rostov-na-Donu bus station
  2. Take the bus from Rostov-On-Don to Mariupol'
  3. Take the bus from Mariupol' Central'nyj to Odessa Starosinna bus station
  4. Take the bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Constanța
  5. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

1.024 ₺ - 1.255 ₺

Drive, car ferry  •  34h 15m

  1. Drive from Yalta to Chornomorsk
  2. Take the car ferry from Chornomorsk to Karasu
  3. Drive from Karasu to Istanbul

1.597 ₺ - 1.834 ₺

Drive to Sinop, fly to Istanbul  •  27h 39m

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

2.092 ₺ - 3.918 ₺

Drive to Sinop, fly to Sabiha Gokcen, ferry  •  28h 59m

  1. Drive from Yalta to Sinop
  2. Fly from Sinop (NOP) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) NOP - SAW
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Eminönü Ferry Terminal

1.806 ₺ - 2.898 ₺

Drive to Zonguldak, fly to Istanbul  •  28h 40m

  1. Drive from Yalta to Zonguldak
  2. Fly from Zonguldak (ONQ) to Istanbul (IST) ONQ - IST

2.301 ₺ - 4.222 ₺

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yalta to Istanbul is to bus via Tbilisi which costs 2 700 ₴ - 3 200 ₴ and takes 2 days 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Yalta to Istanbul is to drive and fly which costs 8 000 ₴ - 16 000 ₴ and takes 27h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yalta station to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Yalta Bus station and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Rostov-On-Don, Mariupol' Central'nyj, Odessa, Pryvoz and Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2h.

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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 bus via Tbilisi which takes 2 days 14h and costs 2 700 ₴ - 3 200 ₴.

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It takes approximately 2 days 14h to get from Yalta to Istanbul, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Sinop Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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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 Airport.

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Map of how to get from Yalta to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 575.8 km
  • Duration: 2 days 14h

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

You can take a bus from Yalta to Istanbul via Rostov-na-Donu bus station, Tbilisi, Ortachala Bus Station, Tbilisi, Samandira Tesis, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 2 days 14h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sinop to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 ₺ - 1.400 ₺
Flights from Zonguldak to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
260 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sinop to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 550 ₺
Train operators
Grand Express (Tavriya)
Phone
8 800 775 54 53
Website
grandtrain.ru
Train from Simferopol to Rostov-Glavny
Ave. Duration
11h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 300 ₺
Schedules at
grandtrain.ru
Platskart (3rd Class)
130 ₺ - 170 ₺
Kupe (2nd Class)
250 ₺ - 300 ₺
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Yalta Bus station to Rostov-na-Donu bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 180 ₺
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu bus station to Odessa Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 390 ₺
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
MiminoTrans Ge
Phone
+7 995 210 50 50
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu bus station to Tbilisi, Ortachala Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
250 ₺ - 310 ₺
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
facebook.com
Metro Georgia
Phone
0 422 24 22 44
Website
geometro.ge
Bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
302 ₺
Schedules at
metrogeorgia.ge
Book at
metrogeorgia.ge
Krym Trolleybus
Website
crimeatroll.ru
Bus from Yalta to Simferopol Vokzal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8 ₺ - 18 ₺
Schedules at
crimeatroll.ru
Krym Avto Trans
Website
krimavtotrans.info
Bus from Yalta to Simferopol Kurortnaya
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29 ₺
Schedules at
krimavtotrans.info
Book at
biletik.online
Doris
Website
doris-ua.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Varna
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
244 ₺
Schedules at
doris-ua.com
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Varna
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
200 ₺ - 270 ₺
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Constanța
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
200 ₺ - 270 ₺
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Varna to Otogar
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 ₺ - 120 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Zorin-Bus
Phone
+38-097-227-47-47
Email
zorins0048@gmail.com
Website
zorin-bus.com.ua
Bus from Rostov-On-Don to Mariupol'
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
359 ₺
Schedules at
zorin-bus.com.ua
Mariupol Auto
Website
mariupolavto.com
Bus from Mariupol' Central'nyj to Odessa Starosinna bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 ₺ - 170 ₺
Schedules at
mariupolavto.com
Book at
busfor.ua
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 ₺ - 280 ₺
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
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