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There are 8 ways to get from Edirne to Istanbul by bus, train, rideshare, taxi 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

Bus MetroTurizm  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Edrine to Istanbul Otogari

$11 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus Huntur Travel  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Kapikule to Istanbul

$6 - $10

6 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Edirne Şehir to Halkali 81721

$13 - $16

Train, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Edirne Şehir to Muratlı 81721
  2. Take the bus from Muratli to Istanbul

$9 - $13

Train, bus via Çerkezköy  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Edirne Şehir to Çerkezköy 81721
  2. Take the bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari

$9 - $12

Rideshare  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Edirne to İstanbul 146.7 miles

$7

Taxi  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edirne to Istanbul 146.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Edirne to Istanbul 146.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Edirne to Istanbul is to rideshare which costs 40 ₺ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edirne to Istanbul is to taxi which costs 500 ₺ - 650 ₺ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Edirne and Istanbul is 213 km. The road distance is 234.7 km.

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The best way to get from Edirne to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 18 min and costs 60 ₺ - 110 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Edirne to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Edirne to Istanbul is to bus which takes 4 h 18 min and costs 60 ₺ - 110 ₺. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70 ₺ - 95 ₺ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edirne to Istanbul is 235 km. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Edirne to Istanbul.

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There are 2369+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Edirne and Istanbul. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar

Map of how to get from Edirne to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 133.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

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

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Edirne to Istanbul every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, Turkish Railways (TCDD) operates a train from Edirne to Istanbul once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Edirne Şehir to Halkali
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Edirne Şehir to Muratlı
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Edirne Şehir to Çerkezköy
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Edrine to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Muratli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Cerkezkoy to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Kapikule to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Edirne to İstanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Edirne to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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