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

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Bus Alpar Turizm  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Kavala to Xanthi
  2. Take the bus from Xanthi to Istanbul

$25 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Kavala to Istanbul Otogari

$10 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Kavala to Istanbul Otogar

$56 - $76

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kavala to Istanbul 273.5 miles

$65 - $95

Fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Kavala (KVA) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) KVA - IST

$119 - $388

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The cheapest way to get from Kavala to Istanbul is to bus which costs 8€ - 20€ and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kavala to Istanbul is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Kavala and Istanbul is 381 km. The road distance is 437.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kavala to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 5 min and costs 21€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Kavala to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kavala to Istanbul is to bus which takes 8 h 5 min and costs 21€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 100€ - 340€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kavala Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Kavala. It is currently 11:49 AM in Kavala and 12:49 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Kavala to Istanbul is 438 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Kavala to Istanbul.

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Aegean Airlines, Onur Air, Olympic Air and three other airlines offer flights from Kavala Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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  • Distance: 238.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Kavala to Istanbul via Xanthi, Xanthi, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 8 h 5 min. Alternatively, Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Kavala to Istanbul 5 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Kavala to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Xanthi to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kavala to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kavala to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kavala to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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The best way to get from Kavala to Kavala Airport is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs 40€ - 50€.

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