There are 5 ways to get from Bolu to Istanbul by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus via Gebze  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolu to Gebze
  2. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari

$11 - $17

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Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolu to Istanbul

$8 - $11

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolu to Istanbul 166.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Bolu to Istanbul 166.1 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolu Otogar to Ankara
  2. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Istanbul (IST) ESB - IST

$39 - $262

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The cheapest way to get from Bolu to Istanbul is to bus which costs 50 ₺ - 70 ₺ and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolu to Istanbul is to taxi which costs 700 ₺ - 900 ₺ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Bolu and Istanbul is 225 km. The road distance is 265.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bolu to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 11 min and costs 70 ₺ - 110 ₺.

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

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The quickest flight from Ankara Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolu to Istanbul is 266 km. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Bolu to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Ankara 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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  • Distance: 140.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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
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
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bolu to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bolu to Ankara
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bolu Otogar to Ankara
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Other operators
Taxi from Bolu to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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