There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Albena by 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.

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Bus Burgas Bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Varna

$33 - $42

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Bus Metro Plus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Varna

$31 - $52

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Bus Nishikli  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Bariam to Varna

$38 - $40

Bus TransEvren  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Vama Veche
  2. Take the bus from Vama Veche to Albena

$46 - $62

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Albena 305.7 miles

$60 - $95

Fly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Varna (VAR) IST - VAR

$92 - $275

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Albena. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Albena via Varna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Albena is 271 km. The road distance is 489.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Albena without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 47 min to get from Istanbul to Albena, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Albena bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Albena is to bus which takes 10 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Istanbul to Albena bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Varna station.

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Albena is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 9:44 AM in Istanbul and 9:44 AM in Albena.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Albena is 489 km. It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to drive from Istanbul to Albena.

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  • Distance: 169.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Albena via Otogar, Istanbul, Burgas South, Varna, and Varna in around 10 h 47 min. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Albena once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Varna via Constanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Bus operators
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Bariam to Varna
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Vama Veche
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Vama Veche to Albena
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1488+ hotels available in Albena. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs .

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