Antalya to Istanbul

Antalya to Istanbul

  Oct 1, 2021, 45 trips (TRY 217 – TRY 0)

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1h 10m First: 3:30 Last: 22:50

From TRY 217
AYT Antalya Airport
1h 15m flight #TK7469 with Turkish Airlines
SAW Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Istanbul
From TRY 217 per adult

Antalya to Istanbul Schedule

Antalya to Istanbul Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK240303:30 - 04:55TRY 339
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK747107:50 - 09:00TRY 243
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK752511:25 - 12:35TRY 265
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK751913:40 - 14:50TRY 286
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK753715:10 - 16:20TRY 286
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK764322:20 - 23:30TRY 243
Pegasus Airlines Economy #PC202322:00 - 23:15TRY 265

Transportation from Antalya to Istanbul

How to get from Antalya to Istanbul

Travelling between Antalya and Istanbul is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you TRY 701 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere TRY 156.

How long does it take to get from Antalya to Istanbul?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 14 hours to travel between Antalya and Istanbul depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Antalya and Istanbul. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 5m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 13h 32m to reach Istanbul.

How much does it cost to get from Antalya to Istanbul?

Travelling between Antalya and Istanbul can be as cheap as TRY 156 if you opt for a Istanbul Kalesi bus and as expensive as TRY 701 if you buy a Turkish Airlines flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Antalya and Istanbul ?

  • 1 from Antalya to Istanbul starting from 03:30 Istanbul New Airport until 23:55 Istanbul New Airport
  • 1 from Antalya to Istanbul starting from 01:00 Istanbul Central Bus Station until 23:59 Istanbul Central Bus Station

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Antalya to Istanbul.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Antalya to Istanbul, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as TRY 240.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Antalya and Istanbul

Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines


Travelling from Antalya to Istanbul overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Antalya and Istanbul

Alanyalilar Turizm, Buzlu Turizm, Es Es Ismail Ayaz, Isparta Petrol, Istanbul Kalesi, Luks Yalova, Nilufer Turizm, Ozkaymak, Pamukkale Turizm

What is the most popular transport to get from Antalya to Istanbul?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 83% opted for a bus
  • 17% decided to fly