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

Bus, train  •  9 h 38 min

  1. 18204 / ...

$50 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  12 h 23 min

$33 - $58

6 alternative options

Bus Metro Plus  •  11 h 20 min

$48 - $75

Train, taxi  •  12 h 11 min

$53 - $69

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. 327 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Sofia, train, taxi  •  8 h 20 min

  1. IST - SOF

$105 - $256

Fly to Thessaloniki, train, drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. IST - SKG

$139 - $299

Fly to Skopje, bus, taxi  •  12 h 48 min

  1. IST - SKP

$184 - $289

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

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Петлите via Plovdiv and Borino in around 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Peshtera
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Svilengrad to Pazardzhik
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Iskarsko Shose to Septemvri
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Halkalı Station to Kapıkule Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Drama
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$13 - $18
First Class
$17 - $22
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Borino
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Borino Municipality Transport
Website
borino.org
Bus from Plovdiv to Borino
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
borino.org
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Bansko
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
Other operators
Taxi from Pazardzhik to Петлите
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Петлите is 410 km. The road distance is 523 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Петлите is to bus which costs 140 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 12 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Петлите is to drive which takes 5 h 35 min and costs 300 ₺ - 440 ₺.

It takes approximately 9 h 38 min to get from Istanbul to Петлите, including transfers.