There are 11 ways to get from Yerevan to Istanbul by plane, train, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Erevan to Istanbul  •  5 h 35 min

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

$86 - $302

Cheapest option

Electric train to Igdir Airport, fly to Istanbul  •  12 h 38 min

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

$57 - $553

9 alternative options

Electric train to Igdir Airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  13 h 38 min

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

$85 - $308

Drive to Agri, fly to Istanbul  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Yerevan to Agri
  2. Fly from Agri (AJI) to Istanbul (IST) AJI - IST

$153 - $370

Electric train, drive to Kars, fly to Istanbul  •  11 h 27 min

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

$117 - $568

Electric train, drive to Kars, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  12 h 32 min

  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

$77 - $263

Drive, bus  •  27 h 14 min

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

$100 - $147

Bus  •  28 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Igdir to Istanbul Otogari

$99 - $158

Electric train, train, bus  •  41 h 38 min

  1. Take the Electric train from Yerevan to Bayandur 202
  2. Take the train from Akyaka to Kars
  3. Take the train from Kars to Ankara
  4. Take the train from Ankara to Gebze Yht
  5. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari

$69 - $105

Bus Metro Georgia  •  39 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Yerevan to Tbilisi Yerevan
  2. Take the bus from Tbilisi to Istanbul

$59 - $71

Drive  •  24 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Yerevan to Istanbul 1166.5 miles

$240 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yerevan to Istanbul is to bus which costs $55 - $75 and takes 39 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yerevan to Istanbul is to fly which costs $85 - $310 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Yerevan and Istanbul is 1316 km. The road distance is 1866.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Yerevan to Istanbul, including transfers.

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

AtlasGlobal and Aegean Airlines fly from Yerevan to Istanbul once daily. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Yerevan to Istanbul once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 19 h 2 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Igdir Airport to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Igdir Airport to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Igdir Airport to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Igdir Airport to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Agri to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Agri to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Kars to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Kars to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Kars to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $480
Flights from Kars to Sabiha Gokcen via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $480
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Erevan to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Erevan to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $2,200
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Kars to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $160
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
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Train from Yerevan to Ani
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Train from Yerevan to Bayandur
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
South Caucasus Railway
Website
ukzhd.am
Train from Yerevan to Armavir
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$10 - $11
Extra Comfort Compartment
$17 - $19
Compartment car
$12 - $13
Sleeping car
$24 - $26
Train from Yerevan to Ani
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$11 - $12
Extra Comfort Compartment
$19 - $21
Compartment car
$14 - $16
Sleeping car
$27 - $30
Train from Yerevan to Bayandur
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
ukzhd.am
Reserved seats car
$11 - $13
Extra Comfort Compartment
$20 - $22
Compartment car
$15 - $17
Sleeping car
$29 - $31
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Akyaka to Kars
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Kars to Ankara
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Gebze
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Igdir to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
19 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Yerevan to Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
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

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