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There are 4 ways to get from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul by bus, car or plane

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Bus MetroTurizm  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari

$8 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar

$56 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul 185.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  6 h 8 min

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

$69 - $286

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The cheapest way to get from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul is to bus which costs 7€ - 14€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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

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The distance between Alexandroupoli and Istanbul is 259 km. The road distance is 296.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 36 min and costs 7€ - 14€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul is to bus which takes 5 h 36 min and costs 7€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 60€ - 250€ and takes 6 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Alexandroupolis Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Alexandroupoli. It is currently 5:41 PM in Alexandroupoli and 6:41 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Alexandroupoli to Istanbul is 297 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul.

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Sky Express , Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Alexandroupolis Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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  • Distance: 161.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

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

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 5 h 22 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
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
$15
Schedules at
alparturizm.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

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The best way to get from Alexandroupoli to Alexandroupolis Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs 11€ - 14€.

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