Istanbul to Bodrum

Istanbul to Bodrum

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Istanbul to Bodrum Schedule

Istanbul to Bodrum Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
FlixBus Economy 01:15 - 10:30TRY 718
FlixBus Economy 02:45 - 12:30TRY 769
FlixBus Economy 06:00 - 18:30TRY 718
Pegasus Airlines Economy #PC224409:35 - 10:50TRY 1,035
Istanbul Kalesi Standard 2X1 11:15 - 21:20TRY 437
Ayar Aydin Standard 2X1 13:30 - 02:30TRY 459
Pegasus Airlines Economy #PC224815:05 - 16:15TRY 810
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK251817:50 - 19:10TRY 844
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK734619:00 - 20:15TRY 830
Pamukkale Turizm Standard 2X1 20:55 - 07:45TRY 702
Pegasus Airlines Economy #PC226423:40 - 01:00TRY 613

Transportation from Istanbul to Bodrum

Facts about the transport from Istanbul to Bodrum

Cheapest Transport$17
Fastest Transport1h 15m
Earliest Departure12:30 AM
Latest Departure11:50 PM
Departures per day70
Distance750 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAyar Aydin, Daytrip, FlixBus, Istanbul Kalesi, Istanbul Seyahat, Kale Seyahat, Mavi Air, Nilufer Turizm, Pegasus Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Varan Turizm

How to get from Istanbul to Bodrum

Travelling between Istanbul and Bodrum 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 11,481.81 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 16.84.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 15 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 15m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 15h to reach Bodrum.

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

Travelling between Istanbul and Bodrum can be as cheap as USD 16.84 if you opt for a Istanbul Seyahat bus and as expensive as USD 11,481.81 if you buy a Mavi Air 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 Istanbul and Bodrum ?

  • 44 from Istanbul to Bodrum starting from 00:30 Istanbul Central Bus Station until 23:50 Alibeykoy Bus Station
  • 18 from Istanbul to Bodrum starting from 06:25 Istanbul New Airport until 21:25 Sabiha Gokcen Airport
  • 8 from Istanbul to Bodrum starting from 00:00 Istanbul Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Istanbul Hotel Transfer

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?


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 USD 29.95.

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


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

Ayar Aydin, FlixBus, Istanbul Kalesi, Istanbul Seyahat, Kale Seyahat, Nilufer Turizm, Varan Turizm


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 Istanbul and Bodrum

Daytrip, Mavi Air

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

  • 83% opted for a bus
  • 17% decided to fly