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There are 7 ways to get from Asenovgrad to Istanbul by bus, train, night train, night bus, 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 Metro Plus  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul

$26 - $53

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the night bus from Plovdiv Central Train Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari Sofia - Istanbul

$10 - $13

5 alternative options

Train, night train  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the train from Krumovo to Dimitrovgrad 493
  2. Take the night train from Dimitrovgrad to Kapikule
  3. Take the train from Kapıkule to Halkali

$18 - $25

Bus Matpu  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Asenovgrad to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Istanbul

$20 - $28

Night train, bus  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the night train from Plovdiv to Çerkezköy Bosphor Express
  2. Take the bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari

$17 - $21

Drive  •  4h 18m

  1. Drive from Asenovgrad to Istanbul 254.4 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Plovdiv to Iskarsko Shose
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SOF - IST

$72 - $208

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The cheapest way to get from Asenovgrad to Istanbul is to night bus which costs $9 - $13 and takes 8h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Asenovgrad to Istanbul is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 4h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Asenovgrad to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Asenovgrad and arriving at Istanbul via Plovdiv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 25m.

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The distance between Asenovgrad and Istanbul is 358 km. The road distance is 407.1 km.

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The best way to get from Asenovgrad to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 8h 25m and costs $25 - $55.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Asenovgrad to Istanbul, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Asenovgrad. It is currently 7:09 PM in Asenovgrad and 8:09 PM in Istanbul.

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  • Distance: 223.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 25m

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

Metro Plus operates a bus from Asenovgrad to Istanbul every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Krumovo to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Night train from Dimitrovgrad to Kapikule
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Night train from Plovdiv to Çerkezköy
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Plovdiv to Iskarsko Shose
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Kapıkule to Halkali
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Municipality of Asenovgrad
Website
assenovgrad.com
Bus from Asenovgrad to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
assenovgrad.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Asenovgrad to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
matpu.com
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Night bus from Plovdiv Central Train Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Huntur
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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Yes, the driving distance between Asenovgrad to Istanbul is 407 km. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Asenovgrad to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Sofia Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2536+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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