There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Sozopol by bus or car

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Bus via Istanbul  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South

$24 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus Metro Plus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas

$26 - $38

Bus Nishikli  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Bariam to Burgas

$37 - $38

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Sozopol 215.8 miles

$40 - $65

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Sozopol. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Sozopol via Burgas South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Sozopol is 188 km. The road distance is 345.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Sozopol without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Istanbul to Sozopol, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Sozopol bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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Istanbul to Sozopol bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Burgas station.

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Sozopol is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 8:43 AM in Istanbul and 8:43 AM in Sozopol.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Sozopol is 345 km. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Istanbul to Sozopol.

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There are 1672+ hotels available in Sozopol. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 117.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Sozopol, Bulgaria?

Burgas Bus operates a bus from Istanbul to Sozopol 5 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h.

Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Bariam to Burgas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Burgaz
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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