There are 6 ways to get from Belgrade to Istanbul by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) BEG - IST

629 ₺ - 1.409 ₺

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Train, night train  •  22h 33m

  1. Take the train from Topcider to Sofia 1491
  2. Take the night train from Sofia to Halkali Bosphor Express

223 ₺ - 345 ₺

4 alternative options

Fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BEG - SAW

637 ₺ - 1.343 ₺

Bus  •  16h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Beograd to Istanbul

Bus via Burgas  •  19h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Burgas Bus Station South Belgrade - Varna
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

542 ₺ - 705 ₺

Drive  •  9h 28m

  1. Drive from Belgrade to Istanbul 950.4 km

800 ₺ - 1.200 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Belgrade to Istanbul is to train and night train which costs RSD 3400 - RSD 5500 and takes 22h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Belgrade to Istanbul is to fly which costs RSD 9500 - RSD 22000 and takes 4h 45m.

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The distance between Belgrade and Istanbul is 809 km. The road distance is 950.4 km.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 16h 27m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Belgrade to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Istanbul is to fly which takes 4h 45m and costs RSD 9500 - RSD 22000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Belgrade. It is currently 10:23 AM in Belgrade and 11:23 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Belgrade to Istanbul is 950 km. It takes approximately 9h 28m to drive from Belgrade to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Belgrade Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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  • Distance: 808.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Belgrade, Serbia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines fly from Belgrade to Istanbul 3 times a day. Alternatively, Ozlem Tours operates a bus from Beograd to Istanbul once a week, and the journey takes 16h 13m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Belgrade to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Belgrade to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
270 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Belgrade to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 2.600 ₺
Train operators
Bus operators
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Beograd to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Burgas Bus Station South
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
390 ₺ - 550 ₺
Website
Karat-S
Burgas Bus

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There are 2906+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 30 min and costs RSD 300.

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