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from Amsterdam to Istanbul

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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Istanbul

distanceDistance1370 miles (2210 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $80 (€64) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

Travel 1370 miles (2210 km) by flight from Amsterdam to Istanbul. Pegasus is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Amsterdam to Istanbul.

Travel Tips

Travel from Amsterdam 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 Amsterdam to Istanbul.
Am I allowed to travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Istanbul, Turkey?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Istanbul from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • 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)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

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 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Amsterdam to Istanbul closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Istanbul, Turkey due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Turkey is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Istanbul, Turkey?

Reentering Netherlands 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 Amsterdam from Istanbul?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands 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 9/22/21. 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 Amsterdam from Istanbul here.

How do I reach Istanbul from Amsterdam?

You can go from Amsterdam to Istanbul by flight.

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Istanbul?

The fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Istanbul is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 20 min.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Istanbul would I travel?

The distance from Amsterdam to Istanbul is approximately 1370 miles (2210 km).

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Istanbul:

  • Flights mostly depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Istanbul Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to Istanbul?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Amsterdam and Istanbul:

  • You can take a flight from Amsterdam to Istanbul with pegasus. Cheap tickets can be found for $80 (€64) with pegasus from Amsterdam to Istanbul.
Is there a way to travel directly from Amsterdam to Istanbul?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with pegasus.

Direct services to Istanbul tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Amsterdam to Istanbul?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Istanbul often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Istanbul itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Istanbul and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Istanbul from Amsterdam online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Istanbul, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $80 (€64) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Istanbul tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam City Centre
Amsterdam Centraal

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk

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