There are 4 ways to get from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Istanbul  •  4 h 30 min

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

$59 - $265

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Bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari

$21 - $31

2 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) AXD - SAW

$69 - $421

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul 184.6 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul is to bus which costs 17€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) and Istanbul is 253 km. The road distance is 295.3 km.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 44 min and costs 17€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 50€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Alexandroupolis Airport to Istanbul Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD). It is currently 4:49 PM in Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) and 4:49 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul is 295 km. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul.

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

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There are 2315+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 158.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD), Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

Olympic Air, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul 5 times a day. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Alexandroupolis Airport (AXD) to Istanbul twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 5 h 22 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens
Ave. Duration
12 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens, Beirut
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens, Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens, Tirana
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens, Vienna
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens, Izmir
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens, Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Sabiha Gokcen via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
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
$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 - $80
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
$14
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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