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Overview: Bus from Rome to Istanbul

distanceDistance851 miles (1373 km)
changesDirect busYes

Buses from Rome to Istanbul cover the 851 miles (1373 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.

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

What is the status of international entry into Turkey from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Turkey from Rome?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Istanbul, Turkey?

When traveling in Turkey, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/17/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Rome and Istanbul before traveling.

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Istanbul to Rome is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Turkey?

Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Istanbul?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 6/24/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Rome from Istanbul here.

The distance between Rome and Istanbul by bus is approximately 851 miles (1373 km).

There are a few bus stations in Rome to start your route from including Rome, Termini, Roma, Via Marsala / Viale Enrico De Nicola and Rome, Rome Vaticano/ Fermata dell'autobus Via Crescenzio). In Istanbul you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Istanbul, Büyük Otogari, Istanbul, Büyük Otogar Esenler and İstanbul, Cumhuriyet Cd. / Merkez Cami Sk. (Avcilar).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Roma Termini   and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Roma Termini and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Istanbul, Büyük Otogari and need to travel approximately 6.6 miles (10.7 km) from the bus station to the city center in Istanbul.

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