How to travel from Prague to Istanbul

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from Prague to Istanbul

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

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To get from Prague to Istanbul on Jul 03 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:15PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport2h35 07:50PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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04:15PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport2h35 07:50PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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07:15PMPrague Vaclav Havel Airport2h40 10:55PMIstanbul Airport
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Travel Information from Prague to Istanbul

distanceDistance937 miles (1511 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $334 (€298) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Germany or Lufthansa

Travel 937 miles (1511 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Prague to Istanbul. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurolines Germany or Lufthansa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Prague to Istanbul.

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FAQs

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Czechia enter Turkey?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

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

Conditions of entry into Turkey:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

This information was last checked on 6/25/22. 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 between Prague and Istanbul.

Return travel to Prague, Czechia from Turkey is: Restricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Czechia from Turkey?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Czechia:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Prague, Czechia was last verified on 6/25/22. 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 Prague from Istanbul.

There are 4 ways to get from Prague to Istanbul: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Istanbul from Prague is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Istanbul:

A ferry is $120 (€107) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Prague to Istanbul costing on average $120 (€107).

A ferry is generally $334 (€298) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $334 (€298) from Prague to Istanbul.

Taking a ferry is about $7 (€6) less than taking a train, which costs on average $7 (€6) for this trip.

The fastest way from Prague to Istanbul is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 27 h 25 min   of travel time.

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

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

The distance is approximately 937 miles (1511 km) from Prague to Istanbul.

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and tend to arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Flights from Prague to Istanbul most often leave from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Prague 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 Prague to Istanbul tickets on Omio for $120 (€107).
  • Lufthansa can get you to Istanbul by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Prague to Istanbul for $334 (€298) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Prague to Istanbul with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Eurolines Germany.
  • You'll find direct flights with pegasus or Turkish Airlines.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Prague to Istanbul? Many Omio customers who go from Prague to Istanbul usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Berlin or Munich from Istanbul, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $120 (€107) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $334 (€298) one way on average for this trip.
  • A ferry ticket for this route costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $7 (€6) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Prague 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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