How to travel from Hamburg to Istanbul

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Travel Information between Hamburg and Istanbul

distanceDistance1231 miles (1985 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$50 - $162
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $50 (€44) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $50 (€44) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus or Eurolines Germany

Travel 1231 miles (1985 km) by flight or bus from Hamburg to Istanbul. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€44). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are pegasus or Eurolines Germany among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Hamburg to Istanbul.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Istanbul.

Travel from Hamburg, Germany to Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Istanbul from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 6/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Istanbul from Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Hamburg, 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:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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 Hamburg, Germany was last verified on 6/24/22. 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 Hamburg from Istanbul.

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Istanbul from Hamburg. You can take a flight or bus.

The cheapest way to go to Istanbul from Hamburg is by taking a flight, which costs on average $50 (€44).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Istanbul:

A flight is $112 (€99) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Hamburg to Istanbul costing on average $162 (€143).

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

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 35 h 55 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 1231 miles (1985 km) from Hamburg to Istanbul.

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Hamburg to Istanbul depart from Hamburg Airport to Istanbul Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.

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

  • Pegasus can take you to Istanbul by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for pegasus from Hamburg to Istanbul for $50 (€44).
  • Eurolines Germany can take you to Istanbul by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Eurolines Germany from Hamburg to Istanbul for $162 (€143).

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

  • You can book 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 between Hamburg and Istanbul.

Omio customers who travel from Hamburg 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.

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

  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $50 (€44) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket costs $162 (€143) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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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