There are 5 ways to get from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar

$10 - $18

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandroupoli to Pythion Ic 90
  2. Take the train from Bahçıvanova to Halkali 81721

$35 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul 185.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Alexandroupolis  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Istanbul (IST) AXD - IST

$64 - $186

Bus, bus to Canakkale, fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Keşan
  2. Take the bus from Kesan to Canakkale
  3. Fly from Canakkale (CKZ) to Istanbul (IST) CKZ - IST

$32 - $122

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The cheapest way to get from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul is to bus which costs 8€ - 16€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul is to drive which takes 3 h 48 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

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The distance between Alexandroupoli and Istanbul is 259 km. The road distance is 297 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Alexandroupoli, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul via Pythion, Bahçıvanova, and Halkali in around 7 h 38 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens, Mykonos
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens, Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Canakkale to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli to Pythion
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Bahçıvanova to Halkali
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Keşan
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Kesan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kesan to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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