There are 7 ways to get from Dimitrovgrad to Istanbul by night train, train, 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

Night train, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Bosphor Express
  2. 81721

$18 - $24

Cheapest option

Night train, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Bosphor Express

$15 - $18

5 alternative options

Bus Metro Plus  •  6 h 53 min

$19 - $41

Bus Matpu  •  8 h 15 min

$18 - $25

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. 209.4 miles

$40 - $65

Night train, train to Kutahya, fly  •  7 h 1 min

  1. KZR - IST

$82 - $292

Train to Sofia, fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. SOF - IST

$74 - $209

What companies run services between Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria and Istanbul, Turkey?

Metro Plus operates a bus from Dimitrovgrad to Istanbul 5 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kutahya to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Dimitrovgrad to Kapikule
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Dimitrovgrad to Çerkezköy
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Iskarsko Shose
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Kapikule to Halkali
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Kapikule to Çorlu
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
matpu.com
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dimitrovgrad and Istanbul is 302 km. The road distance is 335 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dimitrovgrad to Istanbul is to night train and bus which costs $14 - $18 and takes 7 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Dimitrovgrad to Istanbul is to drive which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $40 - $65.

No, there is no direct bus from Dimitrovgrad to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Dimitrovgrad and arriving at Istanbul via Haskovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Dimitrovgrad to Istanbul, including transfers.