How to travel from Düsseldorf to Istanbul

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from Düsseldorf to Istanbul

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

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To get from Düsseldorf to Istanbul on Aug 13 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:45AMCologne/Bonn Airport3h15 12:00PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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07:45AMCologne/Bonn Airport3h15 12:00PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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08:00AMDusseldorf Airport3h15 12:15PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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05:20PMDusseldorf Airport3h15 09:35PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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01:25PMDusseldorf Airport3h15 05:40PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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Travel Information to Istanbul from Düsseldorf

distanceDistance1264 miles (2039 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $183
fastestFastest modeFlight • $157 (€146) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Germany or pegasus

Travel 1264 miles (2039 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Düsseldorf and Istanbul. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurolines Germany or pegasus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Düsseldorf to Istanbul.

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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 Düsseldorf to Istanbul.

International travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Can I enter Turkey if coming from Germany?

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

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

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 8/3/22; 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 Düsseldorf and Istanbul.

Return travel to Düsseldorf, Germany from Turkey is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Turkey?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Turkey?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Düsseldorf, Germany was last verified on 8/8/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Düsseldorf from Istanbul.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Istanbul from Düsseldorf. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Istanbul is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to Istanbul:

Taking a train is about $181 (€168) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $183 (€170) for this route.

A train is $154 (€144) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Düsseldorf to Istanbul costing on average $157 (€146).

The fastest way from Düsseldorf to Istanbul is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Istanbul by bus can take on average 41 h 15 min.

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

You should expect to travel around 1264 miles (2039 km) between Düsseldorf and Istanbul.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Düsseldorf to Istanbul:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Dusseldorf Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

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

  • Travel with Eurolines Germany for buses to Istanbul. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurolines Germany Düsseldorf to Istanbul tickets on Omio for $183 (€170).
  • Pegasus can get you to Istanbul by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with pegasus from Düsseldorf to Istanbul for $157 (€146) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Düsseldorf to Istanbul with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with pegasus or Turkish Airlines.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Düsseldorf to Istanbul don't make Istanbul their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Istanbul are Paris, Berlin or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Istanbul to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $183 (€170) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $157 (€146) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $2 (€2) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Düsseldorf 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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