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from Rome to Istanbul

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Istanbul on May 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:45PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h35 06:20PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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$1601One-way
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02:45PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h35 06:20PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport
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$1601One-way
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11:25AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h40 03:05PMIstanbul Airport
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$2081One-way
03:25PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h40 07:05PMIstanbul Airport
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$2651One-way
10:30AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport8h30 08:00PMIstanbul Airport
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$2431One-way

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Thu
May 19
$139pegasus
Fri
May 20
$151pegasus
Sat
May 21
$193Aegean Airlines
Sun
May 22
$193Aegean Airlines
Mon
May 23
$193Aegean Airlines
Tue
May 24
$173pegasus
Wed
May 25
$151pegasus
Thu
May 26
$173pegasus
Fri
May 27
$164pegasus
Sat
May 28
$193Aegean Airlines
Sun
May 29
$211Air Moldova
Mon
May 30
$193Aegean Airlines
Tue
May 31
$164pegasus
Wed
Jun 1
$181pegasus
Thu
Jun 2
$148pegasus
Fri
Jun 3
$110pegasus
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Jun 4
$181pegasus
Sun
Jun 5
$193Aegean Airlines
Mon
Jun 6
$170pegasus

Travel Information from Rome to Istanbul

distanceDistance851 miles (1373 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $108 (€96) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus

Take a flight to travel 851 miles (1373 km) between Rome and Istanbul. Pegasus is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Istanbul.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Turkey due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Rome to Istanbul?

Travel from Rome, Italy to Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Istanbul from Rome restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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 5/15/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Istanbul from Rome closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

The restriction level for your return to Rome, Italy from Turkey is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Rome from Istanbul restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Rome from Istanbul?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rome, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy 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 Italy was last checked on 5/16/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rome from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Rome to Istanbul?

You can get from Rome to Istanbul by flight.

What is the fastest way to get from Rome to Istanbul?

A flight is the fastest way to get to Istanbul from Rome with an average travel time for this route around 2 h 30 min.

What is the distance from Rome to Istanbul?

The distance is approximately 851 miles (1373 km) from Rome to Istanbul.

What are the departure and arrival points in Rome and in Istanbul?

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

  • Flights from Rome to Istanbul most often leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Rome to Istanbul?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Rome and Istanbul:

  • You can go to Istanbul from Rome by plane with pegasus. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $108 (€96) with pegasus from Rome to Istanbul on Omio.

Can I find a direct route between Rome and Istanbul?

Yes, there is a direct service from Rome to Istanbul:

  • You can book a direct flight with 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 trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Rome to Istanbul?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Rome to Istanbul often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rome and Istanbul itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Istanbul and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Rome to Istanbul tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Rome 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 $108 (€96) one way on average.

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