How to get from Rome to Istanbul

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from Rome to Istanbul

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Rome to Istanbul on 09 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:45Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h35 18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£5611One-way
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18:20Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport14h30 09:50Istanbul Airport
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£5121One-way
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15:25Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport10h55 03:20Istanbul Airport
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£5201One-way
12:15Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport14h05 03:20Istanbul Airport
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£6371One-way
14:45Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h35 18:20Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£8551One-way

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Travel Information between Rome and Istanbul

distanceDistance851 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £116
fastestFastest modeFlight • £116 • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 851 miles to Istanbul from Rome. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are pegasus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Istanbul.

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FAQs

Travel between Rome, Italy and Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Italy enter Turkey?

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

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

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 03/08/2022. 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 Rome.

The restriction level for your return to Rome, Italy from Turkey is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Rome from Istanbul restricted?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Rome from Istanbul?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rome, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 28/07/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rome from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Istanbul from Rome. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Rome to Istanbul. Tickets for a train cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Istanbul:

A train is about £8 less than a coach, which costs on average £15 for this journey.

A train is about £110 less than a flight, which costs on average £116 for this route.

The quickest way to travel from Rome to Istanbul is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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The distance from Rome to Istanbul is approximately 851 miles.

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Rome, Termini to Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Rome to Istanbul depart from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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

  • You can take a flight from Rome to Istanbul with pegasus. Cheap tickets can be found for £116 with pegasus from Rome to Istanbul.

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

  • 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 to Istanbul from Rome.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Rome to Istanbul often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rome and Istanbul itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Istanbul and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Rome 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 for this route is £15 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £116 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £7 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Rome 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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