There are 9 ways to get from Braşov to Istanbul by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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

Fly Bucharest Otopeni to Istanbul  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Istanbul (IST) OTP - IST

$67 - $185

Cheapest option

EuroNight, night train, bus  •  22 h 3 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Gara Brașov to Gara de Nord
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Çerkezköy
  3. Take the bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari

$29 - $38

7 alternative options

Fly Bucharest Otopeni to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) OTP - SAW

$74 - $219

Bus to Cluj-Napoca, fly to Istanbul  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Braşov to Turda
  2. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Istanbul (IST) CLJ - IST

$101 - $174

Train, bus  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Gara Brașov to Gara de sud
  2. Take the bus from Ploiesti to Târgovişte
  3. Take the bus from Târgovişte to Kotel
  4. Take the bus from Kotel to Istanbul Otogari

Bus Metro Plus  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Braşov to Otopeni Airport
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Razgrad
  3. Take the bus from Razgrad to Istanbul

$62 - $97

Bus TransEvren  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Braşov to Slobozia 1
  2. Take the bus from Slobozia to Istanbul - Aksaray

$46 - $68

Train, night train  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali Bosphor Express

$33 - $41

Drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Braşov to Istanbul 543.4 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Braşov to Istanbul is to EuroNight and night train and bus which costs $29 - $40 and takes 22 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braşov to Istanbul is to fly which costs $65 - $190 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braşov to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Braşov and arriving at Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni Airport and Razgrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 48 min.

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The distance between Braşov and Istanbul is 582 km. The road distance is 869.5 km.

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The best way to get from Braşov to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Braşov to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Braşov to Istanbul bus services, operated by MementoBus, depart from Braşov station.

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The best way to get from Braşov to Istanbul is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs $65 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $100 and takes 18 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Braşov to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 363.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Braşov, Romania and Istanbul, Turkey?

Tarom and Turkish Airlines fly from Braşov to Istanbul 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Braşov to Istanbul via Otopeni Airport, Bucharest Otopeni Airport, and Razgrad in around 18 h 48 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Gara Brașov to Gara de sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
softrans.autogari.ro
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Çerkezköy
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Website
bdz.bg
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara Brașov to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Braşov to Turda
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
fany.ro
Grup ATYC
Phone
+4-0743-335.888
Website
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Târgovişte
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
Kotel Municipal Transport
Website
kotel.bg
Bus from Târgovişte to Kotel
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kotel.bg
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kotel to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Braşov to Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
mementobus.com
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Razgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Razgrad to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Transbus Codreanu
Phone
0268427267
Website
transbuscodreanu.autogari.ro
Bus from Braşov to Slobozia
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
transbuscodreanu.autogari.ro
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Slobozia to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro

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