There are 5 ways to get from Bolu to Istanbul by 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.

Recommended option

Bus via Gebze  •  4 h 11 min

$16 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 52 min

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. 166.1 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly to Istanbul  •  6 h 7 min

  1. ESB - IST

$42 - $267

Bus, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 12 min

  1. ESB - SAW

$28 - $67

What companies run services between Bolu, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Bolu to Istanbul via Gebze, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 4 h 11 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $550
Flights from Ankara to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bolu to Gebze
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bolu to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bolu to Ankara
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bolu Otogar to Ankara
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bolu and Istanbul is 225 km. The road distance is 266 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bolu to Istanbul is to bus which costs 45 ₺ - 65 ₺ and takes 4 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Bolu to Istanbul is to drive which takes 2 h 39 min and costs 150 ₺ - 230 ₺.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Bolu to Istanbul, including transfers.