Istanbul to Cappadocia

Istanbul to Cappadocia

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Istanbul to Cappadocia Schedule

Istanbul to Cappadocia Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
FlixBus Economy 00:45 - 11:05TRY 591
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK759205:45 - 06:55TRY 614
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK200607:50 - 09:00$ 261.36
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK200208:35 - 09:55TRY 832
Oncu Seyahat Standard 2X1 10:30 - 22:00$ 30.43
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK200413:35 - 14:50TRY 977
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK200414:20 - 15:35TRY 4,937
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK758817:00 - 18:10TRY 614
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK704819:35 - 20:45$ 51.56
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK701220:35 - 21:45$ 56.32
Oncu Seyahat Standard 2X1 22:20 - 10:20TRY 667

Transportation from Istanbul to Cappadocia

How to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Taxi

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 taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 886.19. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as USD 33.33.

How far is Istanbul from Cappadocia?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Your trip will be a total of 376 miles (604 km). The flying distance is 617 miles (992 km).

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

The travel time from Istanbul to Cappadocia can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 13 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Istanbul to Cappadocia varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Turkish Airlines: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as USD 33.33 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 886.19.

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

  • Plane tickets - USD 33.34 to USD 263.91;
  • Bus tickets - USD 36.97 to USD 36.97;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 527.97 to USD 886.22.

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 00:45 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:25. There are 9 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Istanbul to Cappadocia depart during the day - there are approximately 6 departures a day.
  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Istanbul to Cappadocia any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Istanbul to Cappadocia. 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 USD 33.34.

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 Istanbul to Cappadocia

Turkish Airlines


Taking a bus from Istanbul to Cappadocia 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 Istanbul to Cappadocia. 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 527.97.

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 Istanbul to Cappadocia

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Istanbul to Cappadocia? 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% users took a plane.