Alanya to Istanbul

Alanya to Istanbul

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Alanya to Istanbul Schedule

Alanya to Istanbul Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Daytrip Minivan 4pax Any timeTRY 15,577
Alanyalilar Turizm Standard 2X1 07:30 - 22:45TRY 460
Antalya Net Standard 2X1 09:00 - 23:15TRY 426
Sakarya Vib Standard 2X1 11:30 - 03:00$ 33.15
Alanyalilar Turizm Standard 2X1 13:00 - 00:50TRY 449
Buzlu Turizm Standard 2X1 15:45 - 07:35TRY 518
Istanbul Kalesi Standard 2X1 17:15 - 07:25TRY 424
FlixBus Economy 18:00 - 09:50TRY 522
Alanyalilar Turizm Standard 2X1 20:30 - 10:44TRY 460
Antalya Net Standard 2X1 22:00 - 11:30TRY 472

Transportation from Alanya to Istanbul

Facts about the transport from Alanya to Istanbul

Cheapest Transport$22
Fastest Transport9h 42m
Earliest Departure8:30 AM
Latest Departure11:59 PM
Departures per day25
Distance485 kilometers
Transport CompaniesDaytrip, FlixBus, Istanbul Kalesi

Alanya to Istanbul Destination Reviews

We arrived at our destination 2 hours later than announced. Because of this, we missed our flight and lost money on tickets. We will not recommend your company to anyone
Bus Standard 2X1, Istanbul Kalesi (Istanbul Kalesi), Nov 5, 2021
5 customer reviews

How to get from Alanya to Istanbul

When you want to get from Alanya to Istanbul, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 777.26. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 21.60.

How far is Alanya from Istanbul?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Alanya to Istanbul. Your trip will be a total of 302 miles (485 km). The flying distance is 302 miles (485 km).

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

The travel time from Alanya to Istanbul can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 10 to 17 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Alanya to Istanbul varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is FlixBus: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 21.60 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as USD 777.26.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Alanya to Istanbul:

  • Bus tickets - USD 21.58 to USD 24.96;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 471.55 to USD 777.27.

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

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 08:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:59. There are 19 available bus trips every day.
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Alanya to Istanbul any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Alanya to Istanbul is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Alanya to Istanbul. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 471.55.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator..

The most popular transport from Alanya to Istanbul

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Alanya to Istanbul? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.