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from Hamburg to Istanbul

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Istanbul on 26 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00Hamburg Airport5h05 18:05Istanbul Airport
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£2161One-way
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11:00Hamburg Airport5h05 18:05Istanbul Airport
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£2161One-way
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10:00Hamburg Airport6h05 18:05Istanbul Airport
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£2511One-way
09:00Hamburg Airport7h05 18:05Istanbul Airport
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£2511One-way
08:00Hamburg Airport8h05 18:05Istanbul Airport
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Wed
26 Jan
£108Eurolines Germany
£109Turkish Airlines
Thu
27 Jan
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£47pegasus
Fri
28 Jan
£108Eurolines Germany
£47pegasus
Sat
29 Jan
£108Eurolines Germany
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Sun
30 Jan
£108Eurolines Germany
£61Turkish Airlines
Mon
31 Jan
£108Eurolines Germany
£47pegasus
Tue
1 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£47pegasus
Wed
2 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£64pegasus
Thu
3 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£49pegasus
Fri
4 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£72pegasus
Sat
5 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£78Turkish Airlines
Sun
6 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£61Turkish Airlines
Tue
8 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£68pegasus
Wed
9 Feb
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£53pegasus
Thu
10 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£49pegasus
Fri
11 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£61Turkish Airlines
Sat
12 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£64pegasus
Sun
13 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£81pegasus
Mon
14 Feb
£108Eurolines Germany
£68pegasus

Travel Information from Hamburg to Istanbul

distanceDistance1231 miles (1985 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£124 - £125
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £124 • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £124 • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM or Eurolines Germany

Take a flight or coach to travel 1231 miles (1985 km) between Hamburg and Istanbul. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £124. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are KLM or Eurolines Germany among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Istanbul.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Hamburg, Germany to Istanbul, Turkey?

Travel between Hamburg, 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 Hamburg?

Conditions of entry into Turkey:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before 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
  • 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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 20/01/2022. 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 Hamburg to Istanbul.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Hamburg, Germany from Istanbul, Turkey?

The current restriction level for returning to Hamburg, Germany from Turkey is: Restricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Hamburg, Germany from Istanbul, Turkey?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 24/01/2022. 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 Hamburg from Istanbul here.

How do I travel to Istanbul from Hamburg?

There are 2 ways to get from Hamburg to Istanbul: flight or coach.

How do I get from Hamburg to Istanbul the cheapest way?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Istanbul, which costs on average £124.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Istanbul:

A flight is about £1 less than a coach, which costs on average £125 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get to Istanbul from Hamburg?

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

In comparison, getting to Istanbul by coach can take on average 36 h.

How far is it from Hamburg to Istanbul?

You should expect to travel around 1231 miles (1985 km) from Hamburg to Istanbul.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Hamburg to Istanbul?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Hamburg Hbf to Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.

Who can get me from Hamburg to Istanbul?

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

  • You can travel to Istanbul from Hamburg by flight with KLM. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £124 with KLM from Hamburg to Istanbul.
  • You can take a coach from Hamburg to Istanbul with Eurolines Germany. Cheap tickets can be found for £125 with Eurolines Germany from Hamburg to Istanbul.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Hamburg to Istanbul?

Many of our customers travelling from Hamburg to Istanbul don't make Istanbul their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Berlin or Munich, either of which you could add to your Hamburg and Istanbul trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Istanbul to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Hamburg to Istanbul online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £124 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £125 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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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