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There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Belgrade by plane, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Istanbul Ataturk  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Belgrade (BEG) IST - BEG

$58 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus Ozlem Tours  •  22 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
  2. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Beograd

$52 - $86

4 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Belgrade (BEG) SAW - BEG

$85 - $1,112

Bus Metro Plus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station Varna - Belgrade

Night train, bus  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Sofia Bosphor Express
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station Varna - Belgrade

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Belgrade 592.2 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Belgrade is to bus which costs 290 ₺ - 490 ₺ and takes 22 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Belgrade is to fly which costs 320 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Belgrade station. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Belgrad Central Bus Station via Sofia Serdica Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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The distance between Istanbul and Belgrade is 809 km. The road distance is 947.5 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Belgrade without a car is to bus which takes 15 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Istanbul to Belgrade, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Belgrade is to fly which takes 5 h and costs 320 ₺ - 1.300 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Belgrade Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Istanbul to Belgrade bus services, operated by KARAT-S, arrive at Belgrad Central Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Belgrade.
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  • Distance: 505.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Belgrade, Serbia?

Turkish Airlines and AtlasGlobal fly from Istanbul to Belgrade 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Belgrade via Sofia and Sofia Serdica Bus Station in around 15 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Beograd
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
20 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Novi Pazar to Beograd
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Sandžaktrans AD Novi Pazar
Phone
+381 20318354
Email
sandzaktrans@kavim-serbia.rs
Website
sandzaktrans.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Beograd
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sandzaktrans.rs

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Belgrade is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 4:26 PM in Istanbul and 2:26 PM in Belgrade.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Belgrade is 947 km. It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to drive from Istanbul to Belgrade.

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AtlasGlobal and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Belgrade Airport.

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There are 2685+ hotels available in Belgrade. Prices start at $31 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 4 ₺.

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