Travel within Turkey is: Unrestricted. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Edirne?

Book now

There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Edirne by train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Halkali to Edirne 12502

Cheapest option

Train via Istanbul Halkalı  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Istanbul Halkalı to Edirne Şehir

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Edrine

Taxi  •  2h 25m

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul to Edirne 235.8 km

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Edirne 235.8 km

Istanbul to Edirne by train

The train journey time between Istanbul and Edirne is around 4h 13m and covers a distance of around 274 km. Operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), the Istanbul to Edirne train service departs from Halkali and arrives in Edirne. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
4h 13m Average Duration
50 ₺ Cheapest Price
See schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Edirne is to train via Istanbul Halkalı which costs 40 ₺ - 85 ₺ and takes 5h 36m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Istanbul to Edirne is to taxi which takes 2h 25m and costs 850 ₺ - 1.100 ₺.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Halkali and arriving at Edirne. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 13m.

More details

The distance between Istanbul and Edirne is 213 km. The road distance is 235.8 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Istanbul to Edirne without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs 50 ₺ - 85 ₺.

More details

The train from Halkali to Edirne takes 4h 13m including transfers and departs once daily.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Istanbul to Edirne is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs 50 ₺ - 85 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130 ₺ - 280 ₺ and takes 5h 1m.

Mode details

Istanbul to Edirne train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), arrive at Edirne station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Edirne is 236 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Istanbul to Edirne.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Istanbul to Edirne.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 213 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Edirne, Turkey?

Turkish Railways (TCDD) operates a train from Halkali to Edirne once daily. Tickets cost 50 ₺ - 85 ₺ and the journey takes 4h 13m. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul Otogari to Edrine every 3 hours. Tickets cost 100 ₺ - 230 ₺ and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Train operators
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Edrine
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 230 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Other operators
Taxi from Istanbul to Edirne
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Estimated price
850 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Yesilpinar Taxi
Phone
+90 212 427 34 34
Website
onlinetaksi.com
Pera Taksi
Phone
+90 212 245 5498
Website
perataksi.com
Istanbul Taxi
Phone
+902163611807
Website
onlinetaksi.com
Al's Taxi Istanbul
Phone
+90 553 671 60 50
Website
istanbulrides.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including The London Underground: Essential tips to navigate the Tube, How do I get from Sydney to Melbourne and How to travel India's Golden Triangle - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 24+ hotels available in Edirne. Prices start at 1.750 ₺ per night.

More details

ticket