How to travel from Istanbul to Munich

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from Istanbul to Munich

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

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To get from Istanbul to Munich on Fri Aug 06 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a flight because it's the best combination of price and speed.

09:55AMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport2h50 11:45AMMunich Airport
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09:55AMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport2h50 11:45AMMunich Airport
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10:15AMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport2h45 12:00PMMunich Airport
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07:55AMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport5h50 12:45PMMunich Airport
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10:00AMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport5h00 02:00PMMunich Airport
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Travel Information between Istanbul and Munich

distanceDistance981 miles (1582 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$87 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $87 (€69) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $87 (€69) • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus or Eurolines Germany

Travel 981 miles (1582 km) by flight or bus to Munich from Istanbul. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $87 (€69). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are pegasus or Eurolines Germany among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Istanbul to Munich.

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Travel from Istanbul to Munich
Travel to Munich 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 Istanbul to Munich.
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Istanbul to Munich?

International travel from Istanbul, Turkey to Munich, Germany is: Restricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Turkey?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Munich, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/3/21; 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 Istanbul and Munich.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Turkey from Munich, Germany?

Return travel to Istanbul, Turkey from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Turkey from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering 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

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

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

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Istanbul, Turkey was last verified on 7/28/21. 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 Istanbul from Munich.

How do I reach Munich from Istanbul?

There are 2 ways to travel from Istanbul to Munich including taking a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Munich?

The cheapest way to go to Munich from Istanbul is by taking a flight, which costs on average $87 (€69).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

A flight is generally $70 (€56) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $157 (€125) from Istanbul to Munich.

What is the fastest way to travel to Munich from Istanbul?

The fastest way from Istanbul to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 45 min.

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

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

How many miles from Istanbul to Munich would I travel?

The Istanbul to Munich distance is around 981 miles (1582 km).

When traveling from Istanbul to Munich, what are the departure and arrival points in Istanbul and Munich?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Istanbul Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Istanbul, Büyük Otogari and arrive in München, ZOB.
Which travel companies can take me from Istanbul to Munich?

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

  • Pegasus can get you to Munich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with pegasus from Istanbul to Munich for $87 (€69) on Omio.
  • Travel with Eurolines Germany to go to Munich by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurolines Germany Istanbul to Munich tickets on Omio for $157 (€125).
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Munich from Istanbul ends?
Omio customers who travel from Istanbul to Munich often also extend their vacation to go to. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Munich and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book my Istanbul to Munich one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Istanbul to Munich, 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 $87 (€69) one way for this route.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $157 (€125) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Istanbul to Munich 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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