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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Bled by plane, bus, shuttle, train, night train or car

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Fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Ljubljana (LJU) IST - LJU
  2. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior

$94 - $191

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Bus  •  26h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Ljubljana
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior

$61 - $115

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Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Zagreb (ZAG) IST - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Bled

$136 - $571

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  9h 18m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Venice (VCE) IST - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Bled

$131 - $811

Fly to Klagenfurt  •  9h 30m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Klagenfurt (KLU) IST - KLU

$84 - $388

Bus, train  •  29h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) Bus

$106 - $130

Night train, train  •  38h 23m

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
  3. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
  4. Take the train from Niš to Novi Beograd
  5. Take the night train from Novi Beograd to Lesce-Bled En

$65 - $117

Drive  •  15h 3m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Bled 958.6 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Bled is to bus which costs 340 ₺ - 700 ₺ and takes 26h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Bled is to fly and bus which costs 500 ₺ - 1.100 ₺ and takes 7h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Bled. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Unior via Sofia and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 42m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Bled is 1331 km. The road distance is 1533.7 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Bled without a car is to bus which takes 26h 42m and costs 340 ₺ - 700 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Istanbul to Bled, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Bled is to fly which takes 9h 30m and costs 470 ₺ - 2.200 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 340 ₺ - 700 ₺ and takes 26h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Istanbul to Bled bus services, operated by Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O., arrive at Unior station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Bled.
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  • Distance: 831.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Bled, Slovenia?

LOT, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Istanbul to Bled every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Bled via Sofia, Ljubljana, and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 26h 42m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Prague, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Athens, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Venice, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Bucharest Otopeni, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Sofia, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Odesa, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Belgrade, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Bologna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Sarajevo, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Boryspil, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Boryspil, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Odesa, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Boryspil, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$1 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Niš to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Bus operators
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Phone
+386 (0)4/20-13-210
Email
promet@alpetour.si
Website
alpetour.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arriva.si
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Book at
Nomago
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Book at
Nomago
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Bled
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$190 - $350
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Bled
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $65
Private
$240 - $470
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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Bled is 2h behind Istanbul. It is currently 8:49 AM in Istanbul and 6:49 AM in Bled.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Bled is 1534 km. It takes approximately 15h 3m to drive from Istanbul to Bled.

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

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There are 867+ hotels available in Bled. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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