You can get from Athens to Istanbul by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||348 miles (561 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £49 • 1 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||pegasus|
Travel 348 miles (561 km) by flight between Athens and Istanbul. Pegasus is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Athens to Istanbul.
Travel from Athens, Greece to Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece.
The government of Turkey has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Istanbul from Athens closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Athens, Greece from Turkey is: Partially open.
Entry into Greece is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.
Conditions of reentry into Greece:
You should observe these safety measures in Greece as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Greece was last checked on 29/11/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Athens from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here.
Travelling from Athens to Istanbul includes taking a flight.
The fastest way to travel between Athens and Istanbul is by flight, which requires on average 1 h 20 min of travel time.
The distance from Athens to Istanbul is approximately 348 miles (561 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Athens to Istanbul:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Athens to Istanbul, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:
Yes, there is a direct service from Athens to Istanbul:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Istanbul tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.
Before travelling from Athens to Istanbul, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Athens to Istanbul tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.