There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Kardzhali by bus 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

Bus via Haskovo  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Haskovo

$20 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus Huntur Travel  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Kardzhali

$9 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Kardzhali

$17 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kardzhali 241.6 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Kardzhali is 307 km. The road distance is 387 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kardzhali is to bus which costs 40 ₺ - 60 ₺ and takes 10 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kardzhali is to drive which takes 4 h 7 min and costs 230 ₺ - 340 ₺.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Istanbul and arriving at Kardzhali. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Istanbul to Kardzhali, including transfers.

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Kardzhali, Bulgaria?

Metro Plus operates a bus from Istanbul to Kardzhali 5 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Kardzhali
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Kardzhali
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr

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