There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Galați by bus, night train, train, car or plane

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Bus TransEvren  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi

$35 - $55

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Bus Metro Plus  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Nisipurile de Aur to Galaţi

$49 - $136

Night train, train  •  25 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord Bosphor Express
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Galati(RO) Ir

$37 - $47

Drive  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Galați 504.5 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) IST - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Otopeni Airport to Galaţi

$62 - $178

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Varna, bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Varna (VAR) IST - VAR
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Galaţi

$102 - $355

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SAW - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Otopeni Airport to Galaţi

$69 - $214

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Constanta, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Constanta (CND) IST - CND
  2. Take the bus from Mihail Kogălniceanu Airport to Galati

$116 - $1,251

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa, bus  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Odesa (ODS) IST - ODS
  2. Take the bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Galaţi

$101 - $161

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Istanbul - Aksaray and arriving at Galaţi. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Galați is 499 km. The road distance is 807.2 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Galați without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi takes 16 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Istanbul to Galați bus services, operated by TransEvren, depart from Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Istanbul to Galați bus services, operated by TransEvren, arrive at Galaţi station.

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Galați is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 7:13 PM in Istanbul and 7:13 PM in Galați.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Galați is 807 km. It takes approximately 11 h 4 min to drive from Istanbul to Galați.

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Tarom and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Galați.
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  • Distance: 311.6 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 30 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Galați, Romania?

TransEvren operates a bus from Istanbul to Galați once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Varna via Constanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Constanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine
Website
atlasglb.com.ua
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Nisipurile de Aur to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $85
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Varna to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $90
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Mihail Kogălniceanu Airport to Galati
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Otopeni Airport to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
maximovtours.com

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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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