Istanbul to Bodrum

Istanbul to Bodrum

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Istanbul to Bodrum Schedule

Istanbul to Bodrum Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK734008:35 - 09:50TRY 233
Pegasus Airlines Economy #PC224409:45 - 11:05TRY 218
Istanbul Kalesi Standard 2X1 08:00 - 21:05TRY 147
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK735017:00 - 18:15TRY 253
Pegasus Airlines Economy #PC225818:00 - 19:20TRY 218
Nilufer Turizm Standard 2X1 19:00 - 07:15TRY 174
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK737821:50 - 23:05TRY 233
Pegasus Airlines Economy #PC226421:30 - 22:50TRY 208
Istanbul Kalesi Standard 2X1 20:00 - 09:05TRY 147
Nilufer Turizm Standard 2X1 20:30 - 07:15TRY 174
Varan Turizm Standard 2X1 22:00 - 09:15TRY 183

Transportation from Istanbul to Bodrum

How to get from Istanbul to Bodrum

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you TRY 4,185 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere TRY 139.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 26 hours to travel between Istanbul and Bodrum depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Istanbul and Bodrum. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 5m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 1h 40m to reach Bodrum.

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

Travelling between Istanbul and Bodrum can be as cheap as TRY 139 if you opt for a Istanbul Kalesi bus and as expensive as TRY 4,185 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 Istanbul and Bodrum ?

  • 1 from Istanbul to Bodrum starting from 00:05 Milas Bodrum Airport until 23:55 Milas Bodrum Airport
  • 1 from Istanbul to Bodrum starting from 08:00 Bodrum Bus Station until 22:20 Bodrum Bus Station

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

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

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Istanbul to Bodrum, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as TRY 185.

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 Istanbul and Bodrum

Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines

Bus

Travelling from Istanbul to Bodrum 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 Istanbul and Bodrum

Buzlu Turizm, Istanbul Kalesi, Nilufer Turizm, Varan Turizm

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

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

  • 100% opted for a bus