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from Vienna to Istanbul

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

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Istanbul on 2 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:35Vienna International Airport2h15 14:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£1221One-way
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20:20Vienna23h40 22:00Istanbul
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£751One-way
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19:40Vienna International Airport2h10 23:50Istanbul Airport
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£1201One-way
10:05Vienna International Airport2h15 14:20Istanbul Airport
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£1381One-way
09:25Vienna International Airport4h25 15:50Istanbul Airport
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£2121One-way

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1 Dec
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£113Aegean Airlines
Thu
2 Dec
£75Eurolines Germany
£120Turkish Airlines
Fri
3 Dec
£72Eurolines Germany
£95Aegean Airlines
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4 Dec
£75Eurolines Germany
£78pegasus
Sun
5 Dec
£72Eurolines Germany
£54pegasus
Mon
6 Dec
£75Eurolines Germany
£62Turkish Airlines
Tue
7 Dec
£72Eurolines Germany
£62Turkish Airlines
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8 Dec
£72Eurolines Germany
£76pegasus
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9 Dec
£75Eurolines Germany
£62Turkish Airlines
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10 Dec
£79Eurolines Germany
£62Turkish Airlines
Sat
11 Dec
£82Eurolines Germany
£76pegasus
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12 Dec
£79Eurolines Germany
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13 Dec
£82Eurolines Germany
£54pegasus
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14 Dec
£79Eurolines Germany
£62Turkish Airlines
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15 Dec
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£93pegasus
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16 Dec
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£129pegasus
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17 Dec
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£147pegasus
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Travel Information between Vienna and Istanbul

distanceDistance790 miles (1274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£49 - £77
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £49 • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £49 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus or Eurolines Germany

Take a flight or coach to travel 790 miles (1274 km) to Istanbul from Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 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 journey are pegasus or Eurolines Germany among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Vienna to Istanbul.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Istanbul, Turkey from Vienna, Austria currently allowed?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Austria enter Turkey?

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

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

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 29/11/2021. 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 Vienna to Istanbul.

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

The restriction level for your return to Vienna, Austria from Turkey is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Vienna from Istanbul restricted?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

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

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • 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 compulsory quarantine

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 01/12/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Vienna from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Vienna to Istanbul?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Istanbul?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Istanbul, which costs on average £49.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Istanbul:

A flight is £28 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Vienna to Istanbul costing on average £77.

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

The fastest way to get to Istanbul from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 23 h 45 min.

How many miles from Vienna to Istanbul would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 790 miles (1274 km) from Vienna to Istanbul.

When going from Vienna to Istanbul, where do I depart from Vienna and where do I arrive in Istanbul?

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

  • Flights most often depart from Vienna at Vienna International Airport and arrive in Istanbul at Istanbul Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
Which travel operators can get me from Vienna to Istanbul?

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

  • Pegasus can take you to Istanbul by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for pegasus from Vienna to Istanbul for £49.
  • Travel with Eurolines Germany to go to Istanbul by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurolines Germany Vienna to Istanbul tickets on Omio for £77.
Can I travel directly from Vienna to Istanbul?

Yes, there are direct routes from Vienna to Istanbul with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights to take to Istanbul with pegasus or Turkish Airlines.
  • You'll find direct coach services to Istanbul with Eurolines Germany.

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 trip.

Where should I go next after I travel to Istanbul from Vienna?
Many of our customers travelling from Vienna 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 Vienna 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 book tickets between Vienna and Istanbul online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Vienna to Istanbul, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £49 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £77 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Vienna to Istanbul online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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