How to get from Munich to Istanbul

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from Munich to Istanbul

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

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To get from Munich to Istanbul on 27 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:00Munich Airport2h30 16:30Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£2071One-way
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13:00Munich Airport2h30 16:30Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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12:35Munich Airport2h40 16:15Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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10:45Munich Airport2h40 14:25Istanbul Airport
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18:25Munich Airport22h55 18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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Travel Information from Munich to Istanbul

distanceDistance981 miles (1582 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £179 • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Germany or pegasus

Travel 981 miles (1582 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Munich and Istanbul. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurolines Germany or pegasus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Munich to Istanbul.

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FAQs

Travel between Munich, Germany and Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Turkey?

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

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

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 between Munich and Istanbul.

The current restriction level for returning to Munich, Germany from Turkey is: Fully open.

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

Reentering Germany 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 Munich from Istanbul?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Munich, 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 25/06/2022. 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 Munich from Istanbul here.

You can travel between Munich and Istanbul 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Istanbul:

A ferry is about £112 less than a coach, which costs on average £112 for this trip.

A ferry is about £179 less than a flight, which costs on average £179 for this trip.

A ferry is generally £8 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £8 from Munich to Istanbul.

The fastest way to get to Istanbul from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 30 min.

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

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The distance from Munich to Istanbul is approximately 981 miles (1582 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Munich to Istanbul:

  • Coaches most often depart from Munich at München, ZOB and arrive in Istanbul at Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Flights mostly depart from Munich Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

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

  • You can travel by coach between Munich and Istanbul with Eurolines Germany, and you can find Eurolines Germany Munich to Istanbul tickets for £112 on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Munich to Istanbul with pegasus. Cheap tickets can be found for £179 with pegasus from Munich to Istanbul.

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

  • You'll find direct flights 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 from Munich to Istanbul.

Omio customers who travel from Munich to Istanbul often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Berlin 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 Munich to Istanbul, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £112 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £179 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this route is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £8 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Munich 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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