Travel from Blagoevgrad to Istanbul

Bus or train from Blagoevgrad to Istanbul?

Alpar Turizm operates a bus from Blagoevgrad to Istanbul once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $50 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min. Matpu also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Blagoevgrad to Istanbul via Sofia, Svilengrad, Kapikule, and Halkali in around 13 h 6 min.

How to get from Blagoevgrad to Istanbul

From Blagoevgrad bus to Otogar then Metro to Aksaray. 10 h 59 min 97 ₺. From Blagoevgrad train to Sofia, train to Svilengrad, night train to Kapikule, train to Halkali, then taxi to Istanbul. 13 h 6 min 164 ₺. From Blagoevgrad drive to Istanbul. 6 h 6 min 380 ₺. From Blagoevgrad train to Sofija, walk to Central Station, line 2 subway to Serdika, line 1 subway to Tzarigradsko shose Blvd., line 84 bus to Sofia airport, fly to Istanbul airport, then Metro to Istanbul. 7 h 26 min 474 ₺. From Blagoevgrad bus to Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis, bus to Thessaloniki airport, fly to Istanbul airport, then Metro to Istanbul. 8 h 21 min 497 ₺.

How long does it take to get from Blagoevgrad to Istanbul?

It takes approximately 10 h 59 min to get from Blagoevgrad to Istanbul.

Operators from Blagoevgrad to Istanbul

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      1 Bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $26 - $50
      • Duration: 10 h 59 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $26 - $50
        • Duration: 10 h 59 min
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      2 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $37 - $46
      • Duration: 13 h 6 min
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        • Duration: 13 h 6 min
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      3 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $80 - $120
      • Duration: 6 h 6 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $80 - $120
        • Duration: 6 h 6 min
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      4 Train to Sofia, fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $79 - $216
      • Duration: 7 h 26 min
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        4 Train to Sofia, fly
        • One-Way approx: USD $79 - $216
        • Duration: 7 h 26 min
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      5 Bus to Thessaloniki, fly
      • One-Way approx: USD $101 - $247
      • Duration: 8 h 21 min
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        5 Bus to Thessaloniki, fly
        • One-Way approx: USD $101 - $247
        • Duration: 8 h 21 min
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