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Travel Information to Istanbul from Rome

distanceDistance851 miles (1373 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £109 • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Serbia

Travel 851 miles (1373 km) by flight from Rome to Istanbul. Air Serbia is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Istanbul.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome 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 Rome to Istanbul.

Does Turkey have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Rome and Istanbul?

Travel from Rome, Italy to Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Istanbul from Rome restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Istanbul, Turkey?

The government of Turkey has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Rome and Istanbul closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Rome, Italy from Istanbul, Turkey?

The current restriction level for returning to Rome, Italy from Turkey is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rome, Italy from Istanbul, Turkey?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey

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

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Rome, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy 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 21/01/2022. 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 Rome from Istanbul here.

How do I travel to Istanbul from Rome?

Getting from Rome to Istanbul includes taking a flight.

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

Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Rome to Istanbul. It takes on average 2 h 30 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Rome to Istanbul?

The distance from Rome to Istanbul is approximately 851 miles (1373 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Rome and in Istanbul?

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

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

Who can get me from Rome to Istanbul?

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

  • Air Serbia can get you to Istanbul by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air Serbia from Rome to Istanbul for £109 on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Rome to Istanbul?

Yes, there is a direct service from Rome to Istanbul:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Istanbul with pegasus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Istanbul tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Istanbul from Rome?

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

How early should I buy Rome to Istanbul tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Rome 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 £109 one way for this trip.

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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