There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Bled by plane, bus, shuttle, 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.

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Fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Ljubljana (LJU) IST - LJU
  2. Take the bus from Kranj to Bled Union

$93 - $184

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Bus Union Ivkoni  •  28 h 50 min

  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

$57 - $215

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Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  8 h 24 min

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

$136 - $581

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  9 h 3 min

  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 Graz, shuttle, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Graz (GRZ) IST - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Lesce-Bled

$118 - $602

Fly to Klagenfurt  •  9 h 39 min

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

$99 - $474

Bus Georg  •  24 h 56 min

  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

$142 - $221

Bus, train  •  29 h 12 min

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

$106 - $135

Drive  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Bled 958.6 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

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 24 h 56 min.

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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 24 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min 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 9 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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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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Bled is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 9:25 PM in Istanbul and 8:25 PM in Bled.

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

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  • Distance: 831.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

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

Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Istanbul to Bled hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Bled via Sofia, Ljubljana, and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 24 h 56 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Bucharest Otopeni, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Sofia, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Prague, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Venice, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Bologna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Odesa, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Athens, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Odesa, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Klagenfurt via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
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
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
AlpeTour
Phone
+386 (0)4/20-13-210
Email
promet@alpetour.si
Website
alpetour.si
Bus from Kranj to Bled Union
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Bled Union
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
alpetour.si
Alpetour - Potovalna Agencija, D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
jpp.si
Arriva Dolenjska In Primorska D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Kranj to Unior
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
jpp.si
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Bled
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$190 - $360
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Bled
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $65
Private
$250 - $470
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$43 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
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
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Avrigo D.O.O.
Website
jpp.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Unior
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jpp.si
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
matpu.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
13 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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Lufthansa, Adria Airways and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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There are 861+ hotels available in Bled. Prices start at $57 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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