How to get from Berlin to Istanbul

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from Berlin to Istanbul

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

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flight

To get from Berlin to Istanbul on 23 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:15Berlin Brandenburg Airport15h35 09:50Istanbul Airport
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£1871One-way
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12:00Berlin32h55 21:55Istanbul
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£1371One-way
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12:20Berlin Brandenburg Airport2h55 16:15Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£3181One-way
08:45Berlin Brandenburg Airport7h10 16:55Istanbul Airport
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£2851One-way
07:00Berlin Brandenburg Airport3h00 11:00Istanbul Airport
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£3291One-way

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Travel Information to Istanbul from Berlin

distanceDistance1076 miles (1735 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£62 - £126
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £62 • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £62 • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Germany or pegasus

Travel 1076 miles (1735 km) by coach or flight from Berlin to Istanbul. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £62. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurolines Germany or pegasus among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Berlin to Istanbul.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Istanbul

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FAQs

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Turkey?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Turkey:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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 15/05/2022. 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 to Istanbul from Berlin.

Return travel to Berlin, Germany from Turkey is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Turkey?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Turkey?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Berlin, Germany was last verified on 20/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Berlin from Istanbul.

You can travel from Berlin to Istanbul 2 different ways: coach or flight.

The cheapest way from Berlin to Istanbul is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £62 compared to other travel options to Istanbul:

A flight is £63 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Berlin to Istanbul costing on average £126.

The fastest way to get to Istanbul from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Istanbul that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Istanbul by coach can take on average 31 h 55 min.

Istanbul is approximately 1076 miles (1735 km) away from Berlin.

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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

  • You can take a coach from Berlin to Istanbul with Eurolines Germany. Cheap tickets can be found for £126 with Eurolines Germany from Berlin to Istanbul.
  • You can travel between Berlin and Istanbul by flight with pegasus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £62 with pegasus from Berlin to Istanbul.

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

  • You'll find direct coaches with Eurolines Germany.
  • You can travel directly by plane with 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 Berlin and Istanbul.

Omio customers who travel from Berlin to Istanbul often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Munich or Athens. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Istanbul and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Berlin to Istanbul, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £126 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £62 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Istanbul tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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