Duration 4h 9m
Distance 330.9 km
Average price $65
Possible routes 6 found

Istanbul to Burgas

Rome2rio has found 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Burgas by bus, train, car and flight. We recommend taking the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South, which takes around 6h 12m.

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Bus

  1. Istanbul
  2. Burgas
6h 12m
$21 - $24
Alternative routes

Bus via Burgas

  1. Istanbul Bariam
  2. Burgas
7h 2m
$34

Train

  1. Halkali
  2. Kapikule
  3. Dimitrovgrad
  4. Stara Zagora
  5. Burgas
11h 50m
Cheapest
$12 - $18

Drive

  1. Istanbul
  2. Burgas
Fastest
4h 9m
$30 - $50

Fly to Varna, bus

  1. Istanbul Ataturk
  2. Varna
  3. Burgas
4h 27m
$129 - $358

Fly to Kutahya, bus

  1. Istanbul Ataturk
  2. Çorlu
  3. Burgas
7h 24m
$63 - $163

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Istanbul to Burgas? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Burgas is to train which costs 65 ₺ - 110 ₺ and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Burgas is to drive which costs 190 ₺ - 290 ₺ and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Istanbul to Burgas. However, there are services departing from Halkali and arriving at Burgas via Kapikule, Dimitrovgrad and Stara Zagora. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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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 6h 12m and costs 120 ₺ - 140 ₺.

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

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Istanbul to Burgas train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), depart from Halkali station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Burgas is to bus which takes 6h 12m and costs 120 ₺ - 140 ₺. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65 ₺ - 110 ₺ and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Burgas is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 9:29 PM in Istanbul and 8:29 PM in Burgas.

Istanbul to Burgas train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Burgas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Burgas is 331 km. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Istanbul to Burgas.

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

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There are 1772+ hotels available in Burgas. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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How to travel from Istanbul to Burgas

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Istanbul to Burgas right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Istanbul and Burgas?

Burgas Bus operates a bus from Istanbul to Burgas 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $23 and the journey takes 5h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Istanbul to Burgas via Kapikule, Dimitrovgrad, and Stara Zagora in around 11h 50m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$33
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16

Burgas, Bulgaria

Burgas, sometimes transliterated as Bourgas, is the second largest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and the fourth-largest in Bulgaria after Sofia, Plovdiv, and Varna, with a population of 211,033 inhabitants, while 277,922 live in its urban area. It is the capital of Burgas Province and an important industrial, transport, cultural and tourist centre. - Wikipedia

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