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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Kapıkule by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus MetroTurizm  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Edrine

$47 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus Huntur  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Kapikule

$25 - $33

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Halkalı Station to Edirne Şehir 12702

$35 - $44

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kapıkule 156.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Kutahya (KZR) IST - KZR
  2. Take the train from Çorlu to Edirne Şehir

$135 - $455

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kapıkule is to bus which costs 140 ₺ - 190 ₺ and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kapıkule is to drive which costs 210 ₺ - 310 ₺ and takes 2h 34m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Kapıkule is 227 km. The road distance is 250.4 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Kapıkule without a car is to bus which takes 5h 28m and costs 260 ₺ - 390 ₺.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Istanbul to Kapıkule, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Kapıkule is to bus which takes 5h 28m and costs 260 ₺ - 390 ₺. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190 ₺ - 250 ₺ and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Kutahya Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Kapıkule is 250 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Istanbul to Kapıkule.

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

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There are 56+ hotels available in Kapıkule. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Kapıkule.
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  • Distance: 141.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

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

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Kapıkule every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $13 and the journey takes 3h 56m. Alternatively, Turkish Railways (TCDD) operates a train from Istanbul to Kapıkule once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kutahya
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Halkalı Station to Edirne Şehir
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Çorlu to Edirne Şehir
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
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 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Kapikule
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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