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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 17 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:55Vienna International Airport2h15 21:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£1161One-way
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17:55Vienna International Airport2h15 21:10Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£1161One-way
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13:40Vienna International Airport2h15 16:55Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£1251One-way
12:40Vienna International Airport2h10 15:50Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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£1291One-way
10:30Vienna International Airport2h25 13:55Istanbul Airport
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£1461One-way

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Tue
17 May
£116pegasus
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18 May
£94pegasus
Thu
19 May
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20 May
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21 May
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22 May
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Travel Information from Vienna to Istanbul

distanceDistance790 miles (1274 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£41 - £84
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £41 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £41 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Germany or pegasus

Travel 790 miles (1274 km) by coach or flight to Istanbul from Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £41. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurolines Germany or pegasus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Vienna to Istanbul.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Vienna, Austria to Istanbul, Turkey?

International travel from Vienna, Austria to Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Can I enter Turkey if coming from Austria?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Istanbul if travelling from Vienna?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What measures do I need to follow in Istanbul, Turkey due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Turkey must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Vienna to Istanbul.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Vienna, Austria from Istanbul, Turkey?

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Turkey is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Istanbul, Turkey?

Reentering Austria 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 Vienna from Istanbul?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/05/2022. 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 Vienna from Istanbul here.

What are my travel options from Vienna to Istanbul?

There are 2 ways to travel to Istanbul from Vienna including taking a coach or flight.

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

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Istanbul. Tickets for a flight cost on average £41.

This is compared to other travel options to Istanbul:

A flight is about £42 less than a coach, which costs on average £84 for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Vienna to Istanbul?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Istanbul by coach can take on average 22 h 40 min.

How many miles from Vienna to Istanbul would I travel?

The distance between Vienna and Istanbul is around 790 miles (1274 km).

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 when travelling from Vienna to Istanbul:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) to Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Vienna International Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Vienna to Istanbul?

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

  • You can take a coach from Vienna to Istanbul with Eurolines Germany. Cheap tickets can be found for £84 with Eurolines Germany from Vienna to Istanbul.
  • You can take a flight from Vienna to Istanbul with pegasus. Cheap tickets can be found for £41 with pegasus from Vienna to Istanbul.

Is it possible to travel directly from Vienna to Istanbul?

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

  • You can find a direct flight to Istanbul with pegasus or Turkish Airlines.

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 journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Vienna to Istanbul?

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 purchase my Vienna to Istanbul ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £84 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £41 one way.

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

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