Diyarbakir to Istanbul

Diyarbakir to Istanbul

  Sep 23, 2021, 50 trips (TRY 173 – TRY 0)

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17h 20m First: 10:00 Last: 21:30

From TRY 173
Diyarbakir Bus Station
22h bus ride with Ozel Diyarbakir
Istanbul Central Bus Station
From TRY 230 per adult
Diyarbakir Bus Station
21h bus ride with Ozel Diyarbakir
Sultanbeyli Bus Station, Istanbul
From TRY 253 per adult

Diyarbakir to Istanbul Schedule

Diyarbakir to Istanbul Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK260306:45 - 08:45TRY 419
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK721109:20 - 11:10TRY 368
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK261311:15 - 13:20TRY 500
Ozlem Batman Standard 2X1 12:28 - 10:30TRY 230
Siirt Kurtalan Ekspres Standard 2X1 14:45 - 09:05TRY 184
Ozlem Batman Standard 2X1 16:30 - 15:30TRY 230
Ozel Diyarbakir Standard 2X1 19:45 - 17:00TRY 230
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK721520:15 - 22:10TRY 368
Pegasus Airlines Economy #PC238521:50 - 23:45TRY 357
Ozlem Batman Standard 2X1 20:30 - 16:30TRY 196
Can Diyarbakir Standard 2X1 21:30 - 19:00TRY 230

Transportation from Diyarbakir to Istanbul

How to get from Diyarbakir to Istanbul

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

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. 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 flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about TRY 800. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as TRY 220.

How far is Diyarbakir from Istanbul?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Diyarbakir to Istanbul. Your trip will be a total of 918 miles (1477 km). The flying distance is 817 miles (1314 km).

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

The travel time from Diyarbakir to Istanbul can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 23 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Diyarbakir to Istanbul varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Ozlem Batman: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as TRY 220 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as TRY 800.

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

  • Bus tickets - TRY 221 to TRY 289;
  • Plane tickets - TRY 332 to TRY 800;

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

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

  • Flights from Diyarbakir to Istanbul depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 09:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 21:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Diyarbakir to Istanbul. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is TRY 332.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Diyarbakir to Istanbul
Pegasus Airlines, SunExpress, Turkish Airlines


Taking a bus from Diyarbakir 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.

The most popular transport from Diyarbakir to Istanbul

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Diyarbakir 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.