There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Burgas 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.

Recommended option

Bus Burgas Bus  •  6 h 12 min

$22 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus Avtoekspres  •  6 h 45 min

$13 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. 206.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. IST - VAR

$91 - $275

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

Burgas Bus operates a bus from Istanbul to Burgas 5 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
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 - $25
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Varna to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Bariam to Burgas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Burgaz
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Union Ivkoni

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Burgas is 206 km. The road distance is 331 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Burgas is to bus which costs 65 ₺ - 190 ₺ and takes 6 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Burgas is to drive which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 200 ₺ - 300 ₺.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Istanbul and arriving at Burgas South. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Istanbul to Burgas, including transfers.