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from Barcelona to Istanbul

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

Our recommendation

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

01:30AMBarcelona El Prat Airport12h25 02:55PMIstanbul Airport
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01:30AMBarcelona El Prat Airport12h25 02:55PMIstanbul Airport
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06:45PMBarcelona El Prat Airport3h35 11:20PMIstanbul Airport
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06:05PMBarcelona El Prat Airport8h10 03:15AMIstanbul Airport
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03:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport11h00 03:15AMIstanbul Airport
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Aug 1
$309Aegean Airlines
Aug 3
$348Lot Polish Airlines
Aug 4
Aug 5
$267Air Serbia
Aug 6
Aug 7
$331Turkish Airlines
Aug 8
Aug 9
Aug 10
$236Air France
Aug 11
$251Air France
Aug 12
$173Air Serbia
Aug 13
$251Air France
Aug 14
$337Turkish Airlines
Aug 15
$171Aegean Airlines
Aug 17
$175Air France
Aug 18
$175Air France
Aug 19
$154Air Serbia
Aug 20
Aug 21
$285Air France

Travel Information to Istanbul from Barcelona

distanceDistance1384 miles (2232 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $150 (€119) • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France

Take a flight to travel 1384 miles (2232 km) between Barcelona and Istanbul. Air France is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Istanbul.

Travel Tips

Travel from Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Istanbul.
Am I allowed to travel from Barcelona, Spain to Istanbul, Turkey?

Travel between Barcelona, Spain and Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Spain enter Turkey?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Turkey:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine

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 7/28/21. 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 journey to Istanbul from Barcelona.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Barcelona, Spain from Istanbul, Turkey?

The restriction level for your return to Barcelona, Spain from Turkey is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Barcelona from Istanbul restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 7/31/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Barcelona from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Barcelona to Istanbul?

You can go from Barcelona to Istanbul by flight.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Istanbul?

The Barcelona to Istanbul distance is around 1384 miles (2232 km).

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

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

  • Flights most often depart from Barcelona at Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Istanbul at Istanbul Airport.
Which travel operators can get me to Istanbul from Barcelona?

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

  • Air France can get you to Istanbul by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air France from Barcelona to Istanbul for $150 (€119) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Barcelona to Istanbul?
Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Istanbul often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Berlin or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Istanbul and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book tickets to Istanbul from Barcelona online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $150 (€119) one way on average.

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

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

Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from Barcelona to Istanbul. It takes on average 3 h 30 min   to travel this journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona, Estacion de Autobuses de Sants
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona-Nord
Barcelona Estació De França

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