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There are 8 ways to get from Yerevan to Istanbul by train, plane, car or bus

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Electric train to Igdir Airport, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the Electric train from Yerevan to Armavir
  2. Fly from Igdir Airport (IGD) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) IGD - IST

656 ₺ - 2.498 ₺

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Drive, bus  •  24h 33m

  1. Drive from Yerevan to Dogubeyazit
  2. Take the bus from Dogubeyazit to Istanbul Otogari

240 ₺ - 525 ₺

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Electric train to Igdir Airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the Electric train from Yerevan to Armavir
  2. Fly from Igdir Airport (IGD) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) IGD - SAW

444 ₺ - 1.932 ₺

Fly Erevan to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Erevan (EVN) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) EVN - IST

1.354 ₺ - 5.694 ₺

Electric train, drive to Kars, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the Electric train from Yerevan to Ani
  2. Drive from Ani to Kars
  3. Fly from Kars (KSY) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) KSY - SAW

569 ₺ - 1.088 ₺

Electric train, drive to Kars, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the Electric train from Yerevan to Ani
  2. Drive from Ani to Kars
  3. Fly from Kars (KSY) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) KSY - IST

891 ₺ - 2.854 ₺

Bus  •  37h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Yerevan Hayreniq to Tbilisi Asterion Palace
  2. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul

457 ₺ - 511 ₺

Drive  •  21h 53m

  1. Drive from Yerevan to Istanbul 1608.5 km

1.400 ₺ - 2.100 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Yerevan to Istanbul is to drive and bus which costs $35 - $80 and takes 24h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Yerevan to Istanbul is to fly which costs $190 - $850 and takes 5h 35m.

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The distance between Yerevan and Istanbul is 1316 km. The road distance is 1608.5 km.

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The best way to get from Yerevan to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 37h 57m and costs $65 - $75.

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It takes approximately 7h 26m to get from Yerevan to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Yerevan to Istanbul is to fly which takes 5h 35m and costs $190 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $75 and takes 37h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Igdir Airport Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Istanbul is 1h behind Yerevan. It is currently 8:04 AM in Yerevan and 7:04 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Yerevan to Istanbul is 1609 km. It takes approximately 21h 53m to drive from Yerevan to Istanbul.

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

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Map of how to get from Yerevan to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 1315.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 26m

What companies run services between Yerevan, Armenia and Istanbul, Turkey?

AtlasGlobal, Middle East Airlines and two other airlines fly from Yerevan to Istanbul twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yerevan to Istanbul via Tbilisi Asterion Palace, Tbilisi, Samandira Tesis, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 37h 57m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Igdir Airport to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
Flights from Igdir Airport to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
Flights from Igdir Airport to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
420 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Flights from Igdir Airport to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Flights from Kars to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
400 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Flights from Kars to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
400 ₺ - 1.900 ₺
Flights from Kars to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
Flights from Kars to Istanbul Ataturk via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 2.300 ₺
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Erevan to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 3.600 ₺
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Erevan to Istanbul Ataturk via Beirut
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
2.300 ₺ - 4.700 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Erevan to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Erevan to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
2.200 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Kars to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
300 ₺ - 700 ₺
Train operators
South Caucasus Railway - Electric trains
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Yerevan to Armavir
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6 ₺ - 8 ₺
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Train from Yerevan to Ani
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10 ₺ - 14 ₺
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Yerevan to Armavir
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 ₺ - 150 ₺
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Second Class (Coupe)
120 ₺ - 150 ₺
First Class
140 ₺ - 155 ₺
Third Class (Platzkart)
85 ₺ - 110 ₺
Train from Yerevan to Ani
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 ₺ - 160 ₺
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Second Class (Coupe)
130 ₺ - 160 ₺
First Class
165 ₺ - 175 ₺
Third Class (Platzkart)
90 ₺ - 120 ₺
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dogubeyazit to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 ₺ - 340 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Yerevan Hayreniq to Tbilisi Asterion Palace
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 180 ₺
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Book at
12go.asia
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
315 ₺
Schedules at
metrogeorgia.ge
Book at
metrogeorgia.ge

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The best way to get from Yerevan to Erevan Airport is to line 108 bus which takes 25 min and costs $1.

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