There are 3 ways to get from Istanbul to Kardzhali by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus Metro Plus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Kardzhali

$18 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus Huntur Travel  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Kardzhali

$7 - $10

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kardzhali 241.6 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kardzhali is to bus which costs 40 ₺ - 65 ₺ and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kardzhali is to drive which costs 240 ₺ - 350 ₺ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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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.

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The distance between Istanbul and Kardzhali is 307 km. The road distance is 386.6 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Kardzhali without a car is to bus which takes 7 h and costs 110 ₺ - 270 ₺.

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The bus from Istanbul to Kardzhali takes 7 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Istanbul to Kardzhali bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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Istanbul to Kardzhali bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Kardzhali station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Kardzhali.
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  • Distance: 192.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

Metro Plus operates a bus from Istanbul to Kardzhali once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h.

Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Kardzhali
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $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
$6 - $9
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr

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