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Trip Stockholm Istanbul

Plan your trip by train, bus, ferry, plane from Stockholm to Istanbul

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4 suggested routes to go from Stockholm to Istanbul by flight, ferry, train, bus

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Copenhagen
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Riga
Istanbul
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Berlin
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How to get from Stockholm to Istanbul?

We are suggesting 4 routes by train, bus, ferry, plane to plan your trip Stockholm Istanbul. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Stockholm-Istanbul

For your trip from Stockholm (Sweden) to Istanbul (Turkey) with a distance of 1351 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Stockholm > Istanbul will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Stockholm and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Arlanda ARN airport, 23 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Istanbul (Ataturk airport, IATA code: IST) operated by Pegasus or Turkish Airlines.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Stockholm Istanbul only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Stockholm-Berlin.
You will board a coach of FlixBus in Stockholm. The bus will drop you off at Berlin central bus station bus station (5.7 mi from Berlin, Germany). Please make sure to show up on time at Stockholm bus station (0.3 mi from Stockholm) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Berlin.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Stockholm to Istanbul without changing trains. You can take the train Stockholm-Copenhagen and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of SJ to Copenhagen leave from Stockholm Centralstation railway station in Stockholm. Arrival in Copenhagen will take place at København H station (0.2 mi from the city centre).
There is no direct crossing between Stockholm and Istanbul, you will have to use another mean of transport (plane) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Stockholm-Riga.
You will embark at the port of Stockholm Frihamnen Terminal at 2.1 mi from Stockholm aboard a ship of Tallink. The ferry will dock in the port of Riga at 0.7 mi from Riga. We advise you to show up at the port of Stockholm for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.

Which carriers to travel between Stockholm and Istanbul?

Airlines
Air Berlin carries out a flight from Arlanda ARN airport situated 23 mi away from the city centre of Stockholm to Berlin (arrival at Tegel TXL airport)
Onur Air flies on the route from Tegel TXL airport (located 5.6 mi from Berlin, Germany) to Istanbul (serving Ataturk IST airport)
Air Baltic schedules the following flights: from Arlanda ARN airport situated 23 mi away from the city centre of Stockholm to Riga (arrival at Riga RIX airport) and from Riga RIX airport (located 5 mi from Riga, Latvia) to Istanbul (serving Ataturk IST airport)
Turkish Airlines ensures the flight route from Arlanda ARN airport situated 23 mi away from the city centre of Stockholm to Istanbul (arrival at Ataturk IST airport)
Atlasjet carries out a flight from Copenhagen CPH airport (located 5 mi from Copenhagen, Denmark) to Istanbul (serving Ataturk IST airport)
Tarom flies on the routes from Arlanda ARN airport situated 23 mi away from the city centre of Stockholm to Bucharest (arrival at Otopeni International OTP airport) and from Otopeni International OTP airport (located 9.9 mi from Bucharest, Romania) to Istanbul (serving Ataturk IST airport)
Pegasus schedules the flight from Arlanda ARN airport situated 23 mi away from the city centre of Stockholm to Istanbul (arrival at Sabiha Gokcen SAW airport)
Sunexpress ensures the flight route from Tegel TXL airport (located 5.6 mi from Berlin, Germany) to Istanbul (serving Sabiha Gokcen SAW airport)
Wizzair carries out a flight from Skavsta NYO airport situated 55.9 mi away from the city centre of Stockholm to Bucharest (arrival at Otopeni International OTP airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle flies on the route from Arlanda ARN airport (located 23 mi from Stockholm, Sweden) to Berlin (serving Schoenefeld SXF airport)
SAS - Scandinavian Airlines schedules the flight from Arlanda ARN airport situated 23 mi away from the city centre of Stockholm to Riga (arrival at Riga RIX airport)
Ryanair ensures the flight route from Skavsta NYO airport (located 55.9 mi from Stockholm, Sweden) to Riga (serving Riga RIX airport)
Blue Air carries out a flight from Arlanda ARN airport situated 23 mi away from the city centre of Stockholm to Bucharest (arrival at Otopeni International OTP airport)
Ferry companies
The ships of Tallink ensure the maritime connection between the port of Stockholm Frihamnen Terminal and the one of Riga (Riga at 0.7 mi from the city)
Bus companies
The bus company Eurolines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Stockholm in Stockholm and to the one of Kobenhavn ( Denmark)
Swebus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Stockholm (serving Stockholm bus station at 0.3 mi from centre) and the city of Copenhagen where the coach will drop you off at Köbenhavns Lufthavn station situated at about 4.5 mi from Copenhagen city centre.
The coach company FlixBus carries out the route from the bus station of Stockholm in Stockholm and to the one of Berlin central bus station (Berlin Germany)
Railway companies
SJ provides a rail connection Stockholm-Copenhagen with the train from Stockholm Centralstation railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of København H at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)

Stop cities from Stockholm or cities to visit near Istanbul

When travelling from Istanbul to Stockholm by plane, ferry, bus, train, you might have to change at Riga (Latvia) Copenhagen (Denmark) Bucharest (Romania) Berlin (Germany). If you have some time on your way to Istanbul or back to Stockholm, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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