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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  16h 17m

  1. Take the train from Buzău to Cernavodă Pod R: Buzău - Constanţa
  2. Take the bus from Cernavodă to Istanbul - Aksaray

279 ₺ - 422 ₺

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  18h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Buzau to Bucureşti
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Ruse 461
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Istanbul

137 ₺ - 378 ₺

4 alternative options

Train, night train  •  21h 42m

  1. Take the train from Buzău to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A IR: Galaţi - Bucureşti Nord Gr.A / ...
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali Bosphor Express

220 ₺ - 370 ₺

Drive  •  10h 12m

  1. Drive from Buzău to Istanbul 748.2 km

700 ₺ - 1.100 ₺

Shuttle, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5h 46m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Buzău to Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) OTP - IST

923 ₺ - 2.669 ₺

Shuttle, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7h 15m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Buzău to Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) OTP - SAW

551 ₺ - 9.103 ₺

Romania → Turkey
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The COVID-19 helpline number in Istanbul is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Istanbul is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Istanbul is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buzău to Istanbul is to bus and train which costs $18 - $50 and takes 18h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Buzău to Istanbul is to shuttle and fly which costs $120 - $360 and takes 5h 46m.

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The distance between Buzău and Istanbul is 491 km. The road distance is 748.2 km.

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The best way to get from Buzău to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 16h 17m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 16h 17m to get from Buzău to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buzău to Istanbul is 748 km. It takes approximately 10h 12m to drive from Buzău to Istanbul.

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Tarom and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 11961+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Buzău to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h and costs $9 - $11.

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Map of how to get from Buzău to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 490.9 km
  • Duration: 16h 17m

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

There is no direct connection from Buzău to Istanbul. However, you can take the train to Cernavodă Pod, take the walk to Cernavodă, then take the bus to Istanbul - Aksaray. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Buzău to Istanbul via Bucureşti, Bucuresti Nord, Ruse, Ruse, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 18h 21m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.500 ₺
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
460 ₺ - 650 ₺
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Buzău to Cernavodă Pod
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29 ₺ - 110 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
29 ₺ - 40 ₺
1st Class
90 ₺ - 105 ₺
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25 ₺ - 95 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
25 ₺ - 35 ₺
1st Class
80 ₺ - 95 ₺
Train from Buzău to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
25 ₺ - 95 ₺
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
25 ₺ - 35 ₺
1st Class
80 ₺ - 95 ₺
Transferoviar Calatori
Phone
+40 238 434 380
Email
sesizari@transferoviarcalatori.ro
Website
transferoviarcalatori.ro
Train from Buzău to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 40 ₺
Website
Transferoviar Calatori
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 220 ₺
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
150 ₺ - 180 ₺
1st Class
180 ₺ - 220 ₺
Bus operators
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Cernavodă to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 ₺ - 320 ₺
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Acomar
Phone
+4-0723-660.987
Website
acomar.autogari.ro
Bus from Buzau to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 ₺ - 60 ₺
Schedules at
acomar.autogari.ro
C&I
Phone
021.330.81.32
Email
office@c-i.ro
Website
c-i.ro
Bus from Buzău to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40 ₺ - 60 ₺
Schedules at
c-i.ro
Apetrans Ltd
Phone
+4-0231-517.509
Website
apetrans.ro
Bus from Buzau to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95 ₺ - 120 ₺
Schedules at
apetrans.ro
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Ruse to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 90 ₺
Website
Huntur
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ruse to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 ₺ - 160 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Zuzu Transfer
Phone
+40.786.574.788
Email
carabus25@yahoo.com
Website
zuzu-transfer-aeroport.ro
Shuttle from Buzău to Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 ₺ - 80 ₺
Schedules at
zuzu-transfer-aeroport.ro
Book at
rezervari.zuzu-transfer-aeroport.ro

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