Bodrum to Istanbul

Bodrum to Istanbul

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Bodrum to Istanbul Schedule

Bodrum to Istanbul Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Daytrip Minivan 7pax Any timeTRY 27,366
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK250303:45 - 05:05TRY 776
Pegasus Airlines Economy 04:50 - 09:00TRY 2,273
Pegasus Airlines Economy 06:20 - 18:40TRY 9,259
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK734108:45 - 10:00TRY 991
Pegasus Airlines Economy 10:30 - 18:10TRY 2,790
Pegasus Airlines Economy #PC224512:00 - 13:10TRY 778
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK250714:25 - 16:00TRY 1,531
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK251516:30 - 17:55TRY 940
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK734518:30 - 19:40TRY 1,181
Pegasus Airlines Economy 21:05 - 01:00TRY 2,251
FlixBus Economy 22:00 - 09:25TRY 807

Transportation from Bodrum to Istanbul

Facts about the transport from Bodrum to Istanbul

Cheapest Transport$36
Fastest Transport1h 15m
Earliest Departure4:55 AM
Latest Departure11:10 PM
Departures per day25
Distance650 kilometers
Transport CompaniesDaytrip, Gold Istanbul, Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Valuair, Villa Seyahat

How to get from Bodrum to Istanbul

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 922.96 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 35.19.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 13 hours to travel between Bodrum and Istanbul depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Bodrum and Istanbul. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 15m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 13h to reach Istanbul.

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

Travelling between Bodrum and Istanbul can be as cheap as USD 35.19 if you opt for a Villa Seyahat bus and as expensive as USD 922.96 if you buy a Daytrip taxi 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 Bodrum and Istanbul ?

  • 13 from Bodrum to Istanbul starting from 04:55 Milas Bodrum Airport until 23:10 Milas Bodrum Airport
  • 6 from Bodrum to Istanbul starting from 10:59 Bodrum Bus Station until 21:00 Bodrum Bus Station
  • 6 from Bodrum to Istanbul starting from 00:00 Bodrum Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Bodrum Hotel Transfer

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Bodrum 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 Bodrum to Istanbul, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 38.05.

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 Bodrum and Istanbul

Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Valuair


Travelling from Bodrum 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 Bodrum and Istanbul

Gold Istanbul, Villa Seyahat


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Bodrum and Istanbul


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

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

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 65% decided to fly
  • 35% opted for a bus