There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to Kazanlak by bus, night train, car, plane or train

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Bus Metro Plus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Kazanlak

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Bus Huntur Travel  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Stara Zagora

$9 - $19

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Bus MetroTurizm  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Svilengrad
  2. Take the bus from Svilengrad to Kazanlak

Bus, night train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cerkezkoy
  2. Take the night train from Çerkezköy to Stara Zagora Bosphor Express

$15 - $22

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kazanlak 280.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Sofia, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Sofia (SOF) IST - SOF
  2. Take the train from Iskarsko shose to Kazanlak

$72 - $209

Fly to Varna, bus  •  8 h 57 min

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

$96 - $281

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Kazanlak. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Kazanlak via Haskovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Kazanlak is 344 km. The road distance is 448.3 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Kazanlak without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Istanbul to Kazanlak, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Istanbul to Kazanlak bus services, operated by Kazanlak Municipality Transport, arrive at Kazanlak station.

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Kazanlak is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 11:13 PM in Istanbul and 11:13 PM in Kazanlak.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Kazanlak is 448 km. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Istanbul to Kazanlak.

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

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  • Distance: 214.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Kazanlak via Haskovo and Haskovo in around 8 h 26 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
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
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Çerkezköy to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Iskarsko shose to Kazanlak
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Kazanlak Municipality Transport
Phone
0878 64 30 15
Email
info@kazanlak-bg.info
Website
kazanlak-bg.info
Bus from Haskovo to Kazanlak
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kazanlak-bg.info
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cerkezkoy
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Svilengrad24
Website
svilengrad24.info
Bus from Svilengrad to Kazanlak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
svilengrad24.info
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Varna to Kazanlak
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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There are 86+ hotels available in Kazanlak. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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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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