There are 3 ways to get from Istanbul to Burgas by bus or car

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Bus Burgas Bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South

$22 - $36

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Bus Metro Plus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas

$24 - $35

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Burgas 206.8 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Burgas is to bus which costs 150 ₺ - 220 ₺ and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Burgas is to drive which costs 260 ₺ - 390 ₺ and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Istanbul and arriving at Burgas. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Istanbul and Burgas is 206 km. The road distance is 330.9 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Burgas without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 12 min and costs 130 ₺ - 230 ₺.

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

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

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

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Burgas is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 1:22 PM in Istanbul and 1:22 PM in Burgas.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Burgas is 331 km. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Istanbul to Burgas.

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There are 2082+ hotels available in Burgas. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Burgas.
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  • Distance: 129.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

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.

Bus operators
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
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Burgaz
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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