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from Madrid to Istanbul

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Travel Information between Madrid and Istanbul

distanceDistance1696 miles (2736 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $270 (€216) • 4 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTurkish Airlines

Travel 1696 miles (2736 km) by flight from Madrid to Istanbul. Turkish Airlines is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Istanbul.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Istanbul, Turkey from Madrid, Spain currently allowed?

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Can I enter Turkey if coming from Spain?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21; 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 from Madrid to Istanbul.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Madrid, Spain from Istanbul, Turkey?

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

Is my journey back to Madrid 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 Madrid from Istanbul?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, 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 9/22/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Madrid to Istanbul?

You can get from Madrid to Istanbul by flight.

What is the quickest way to get from Madrid to Istanbul?

Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from Madrid to Istanbul. It takes on average 4 h 10 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Madrid to Istanbul?

The Madrid to Istanbul distance is around 1696 miles (2736 km).

Where do I depart from Madrid? Where do I arrive in Istanbul?

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Madrid to Istanbul?

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

  • Turkish Airlines can take you to Istanbul by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Turkish Airlines from Madrid to Istanbul for $270 (€216).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Madrid to Istanbul?
Omio customers who travel from Madrid 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 early should I book Madrid to Istanbul tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $270 (€216) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Istanbul tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Istanbul
Madrid America
Amenities
Madrid Est. Sur
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín
Amenities
Refreshments

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