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There are 10 ways to get from Istanbul to Koper by plane, shuttle, bus, night train, train 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

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  9h 3m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Venice (VCE) IST - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Portorož

$116 - $651

Cheapest option

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  30h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Ljubljana 907
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Koper

$86 - $108

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Fly to Trieste  •  10h 31m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Trieste (TRS) IST - TRS

$161 - $831

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Ljubljana (LJU) IST - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale

$146 - $466

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle, bus  •  10h 33m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Zagreb (ZAG) IST - ZAG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Koper

$130 - $499

Fly to Bologna, shuttle  •  11h 6m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Bologna (BLQ) IST - BLQ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bologna Airport to Portorož

$121 - $871

Fly to Graz, shuttle, bus  •  11h 8m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Graz (GRZ) IST - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
  3. Take the bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Koper

$115 - $609

Bus DRD Turizem  •  31h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Kumanovo
  2. Take the bus from Kumanovo Bus Station to Koper Central Bus Station Struga - Koper

Night train, bus, train  •  33h 38m

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
  3. Take the night train from Beograd to Vinkovci En
  4. Take the train from Vinkovci to Ljubljana
  5. Take the train from Ljubljana to Divača
  6. Take the train from Divača to Koper

$111 - $159

Drive  •  15h 29m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Koper 986.2 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Koper is to bus which costs 480 ₺ - 650 ₺ and takes 30h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Koper is to fly and shuttle which costs 800 ₺ - 2.700 ₺ and takes 8h 14m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Koper is 1329 km. The road distance is 1577.9 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Koper without a car is to bus which takes 30h 59m and costs 480 ₺ - 650 ₺.

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It takes approximately 9h 3m to get from Istanbul to Koper, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Koper is to fly which takes 10h 31m and costs 900 ₺ - 4.800 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 480 ₺ - 650 ₺ and takes 30h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Koper is 2h behind Istanbul. It is currently 3:34 PM in Istanbul and 1:34 PM in Koper.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Koper is 1578 km. It takes approximately 15h 29m to drive from Istanbul to Koper.

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Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines, LOT and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Venice Airport.

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  • Distance: 830.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 3m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Koper, Slovenia?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Istanbul to Koper hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Koper via Otogar, Istanbul, Graz, Graz central train station, Ljubljana, and Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana in around 30h 59m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Zagreb via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Venice via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bologna via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Trieste via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Divača
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Divača to Koper
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Portorož
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$170 - $310
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $260
Shuttle from Bologna Airport to Portorož
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$51 - $56
Private
$310 - $600
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$42 - $46
Private
$150 - $360
Arriva Slovenia
Phone
090 74 11
Website
arriva.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Koper
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.si
Avtobusni Promet Murska Sobota D.D.
Phone
+386 2 530 16 00
Email
vozni.redi@apms.si
Website
apms.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Koper
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
apms.si
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Koper
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Book at
Nomago
Izletnik
Phone
03 42 53 456
Email
uros.grohar@izletnik.si
Website
izletnik.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Koper
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
izletnik.si
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Koper Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Crnja Tours
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Koper Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
DRD Turizem
Bus from Kumanovo Bus Station to Koper Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
DRD Turizem
Šamu Turizem
Phone
041 666 213
Email
samu.turizem@gmail.com
Website
samu-turs.com
Bus from Avtobusna postaja Ljubljana to Avtobusna postaja Koper
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
samu-turs.com
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
FlixBus

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Graz, Graz central train station to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
ms.mk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S

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