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Travel Information between Prague and Istanbul

distanceDistance937 miles (1511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£49 - £94
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £49 • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £49 • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Germany or pegasus

Take a coach or flight to travel 937 miles (1511 km) to Istanbul from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £49. 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 Prague to Istanbul.

Travel Tips: Travel from Prague to Istanbul

Travel to Istanbul easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Prague to Istanbul.

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Czechia enter Turkey?

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

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

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 23/05/2022. 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 between Prague and Istanbul.

The current restriction level for returning to Prague, Czechia from Turkey is: Restricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Prague, Czechia from Istanbul, Turkey?

Reentering Czechia 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 Prague from Istanbul?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Prague, Czechia regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 23/05/2022. 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 Prague from Istanbul here.

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Prague to Istanbul. You can take a coach or flight.

The cheapest way from Prague to Istanbul is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £49 compared to other travel options to Istanbul:

A flight is generally £46 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £94 from Prague to Istanbul.

The quickest way to travel to Istanbul from Prague is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 27 h 25 min   of travel time.

The Prague to Istanbul distance is approximately 937 miles (1511 km).

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Flights mostly leave from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and tend to arrive in Istanbul Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Prague to Istanbul, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Eurolines Germany to go to Istanbul by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurolines Germany Prague to Istanbul tickets on Omio for £94.
  • Pegasus can get you to Istanbul by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with pegasus from Prague to Istanbul for £49 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Prague and Istanbul with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct coach with Eurolines Germany.
  • You can take a direct flight 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 Prague and Istanbul.

Looking to extend your trip from Prague to Istanbul? Many Omio customers who go from Prague 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.

Before travelling from Prague 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 coach ticket is on average £94 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £49 one way.

But we recommend booking Prague 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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