Duration 5h 56m
Distance 876.3 km
Average price $100
Possible routes 6 found

Istanbul to Gostivar

Rome2rio has found 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Gostivar by flight, bus, train and car. We recommend flying from Istanbul Ataturk to Pristina and then taking the bus from Priština to Gostivar, which takes around 6h 19m. Alternatively, flying from Istanbul Ataturk to Skopje and then taking the train from Skopje to Gostivar is the fastest option and takes around 5h 56m.
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Fly to Pristina, bus

  1. Istanbul Ataturk
  2. Priština
  3. Gostivar
6h 19m
$81 - $182
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Fly to Skopje, train

  1. Istanbul Ataturk
  2. Skopje
  3. Gostivar
Fastest
5h 56m
$102 - $210

Bus via Istanbul

  1. Istanbul
  2. Gostivar
14h 40m
Cheapest
$31 - $51

Bus

  1. Istanbul
  2. Gostivar
16h 12m
$41 - $61

Train

  1. Halkali
  2. Kapikule
  3. Sofia
  4. Niš
  5. Skopje
  6. Gostivar
25h 19m
$33 - $81

Drive

  1. Istanbul
  2. Gostivar
8h 58m
$110 - $170

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Istanbul to Gostivar? 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 Gostivar is to bus via Istanbul which costs 170 ₺ - 290 ₺ and takes 14h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Gostivar is to fly and train which costs 550 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Istanbul to Gostivar. However, there are services departing from Halkali and arriving at Gostivar via Kapikule, Sofia, Niš and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 19m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Gostivar is 676 km. The road distance is 876.3 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Gostivar without a car is to bus via Istanbul which takes 14h 40m and costs 170 ₺ - 290 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Istanbul to Gostivar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Gostivar is to bus via Istanbul which takes 14h 40m and costs 170 ₺ - 290 ₺. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180 ₺ - 470 ₺ and takes 25h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Pristina Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Gostivar is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 3:14 AM in Istanbul and 2:14 AM in Gostivar.

Istanbul to Gostivar train services, operated by Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD, arrive at Gostivar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Gostivar is 876 km. It takes approximately 8h 58m to drive from Istanbul to Gostivar.

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

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There are 53+ hotels available in Gostivar. Prices start at $27 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 Gostivar

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Istanbul to Gostivar 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 Gostivar?

Alpar Turizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Gostivar once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 13h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Istanbul to Gostivar via Kapikule, Sofia, Niš, and Skopje in around 25h 19m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
13h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60

Gostivar, Macedonia

Gostivar, is a city in the Republic of Macedonia, located in the upper Polog valley region. It is one of the largest municipalities in the country with a population of 81,042, and the town also covers 1.341 km2. Gostivar has good road and railway connections with the other cities in the region, such as Tetovo, Skopje, Kičevo, Ohrid, and Debar. A modern freeway was built in 1995, from Gostivar to Tetovo, 24 km long. Gostivar is the seat of Gostivar Municipality. - Wikipedia

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