How to get from Amsterdam to Istanbul

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from Amsterdam to Istanbul

You can get from Amsterdam to Istanbul by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Istanbul on 28 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Istanbul

distanceDistance1370 miles (2210 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £125 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTurkish Airlines

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 1370 miles (2210 km) from Amsterdam to Istanbul. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Turkish Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Amsterdam to Istanbul.

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FAQs

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Netherlands enter Turkey?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Istanbul from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Turkey:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Istanbul, Turkey?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Turkey has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 25/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Amsterdam to Istanbul.

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Turkey is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Istanbul, Turkey?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Istanbul?

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Istanbul here.

There are 4 travel options from Amsterdam to Istanbul: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Istanbul, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Istanbul:

A ferry is £12 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Amsterdam to Istanbul costing on average £12.

A ferry journey is usually £125 less than a journey to Istanbul by plane, which costs on average £125 for the same trip.

A ferry is about £6 less than a train, which costs on average £6 for this route.

The quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Istanbul is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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Istanbul is approximately 1370 miles (2210 km) away from Amsterdam.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Amsterdam to Istanbul:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Amsterdam to Istanbul depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Istanbul Airport.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Istanbul:

  • You can travel from Amsterdam to Istanbul by flight with Turkish Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £125 with Turkish Airlines from Amsterdam to Istanbul.

Yes, there are direct services available to Istanbul from Amsterdam with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights with KLM, pegasus or Turkish Airlines.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Istanbul as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Amsterdam and Istanbul.

Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to Istanbul? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to Istanbul usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Berlin or Munich from Istanbul, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Istanbul, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £12 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £125 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £6 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Istanbul from Amsterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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