There are 4 ways to get from Haskovo to Istanbul by bus, night train, 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

Bus Metro Plus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Haskovo to Istanbul

$18 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Haskovo to Istanbul Otogari

$11 - $22

2 alternative options

Night train, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the night train from Dimitrovgrad to Kapikule Bosphor Express
  2. Take the train from Kapikule to Halkali 81721

$19 - $25

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Haskovo to Istanbul 212.9 miles

$40 - $65

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

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

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
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
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Haskovo and Istanbul is 301 km. The road distance is 341 km.

The cheapest way to get from Haskovo to Istanbul is to bus which costs $10 - $23 and takes 5 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Haskovo to Istanbul is to drive which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $40 - $65.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Haskovo and arriving at Istanbul. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

The bus from Haskovo to Istanbul takes 5 h 30 min including transfers and departs five times a day.