How to travel from Amsterdam to Istanbul

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from Amsterdam to Istanbul

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

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To get from Amsterdam to Istanbul on Jul 03 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Istanbul

distanceDistance1370 miles (2210 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $155 (€139) • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTurkish Airlines

Travel 1370 miles (2210 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Amsterdam to Istanbul. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Turkish Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Amsterdam to Istanbul.

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FAQs

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Can I enter Turkey if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Turkey is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Istanbul if traveling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers 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 6/25/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Amsterdam and Istanbul.

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Turkey is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Istanbul restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 6/27/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Istanbul: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Istanbul is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Istanbul:

Taking a ferry is about $15 (€13) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $15 (€13) for this trip.

Taking a ferry is about $155 (€139) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $155 (€139) for this route.

A ferry is generally $8 (€7) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $8 (€7) from Amsterdam to Istanbul.

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Istanbul is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Istanbul by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Istanbul at Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Flights most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Istanbul at Istanbul Airport.

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

  • Travel with Turkish Airlines for flights to Istanbul. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Turkish Airlines Amsterdam to Istanbul tickets on Omio for $155 (€139).

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

  • You'll find direct flights with KLM, pegasus or Turkish Airlines.

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.

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!

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 bus ticket for this journey is costing $15 (€13) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $155 (€139) one way on average for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket for this route costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $8 (€7) one way on average.

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.

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