Travel from Istanbul to Meteora

Bus or train from Istanbul to Meteora?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Meteora via Istanbul Otogar, Lárisa, and Kalabaka in around 17 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Istanbul to Meteora via WTC - Istanbul Fuar Merkezi, Halkalı Station, Kapikule, Svilengrad, Dikaia, Thessaloniki, and Kalambaka in around 22 h.

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How to get from Istanbul to Meteora

From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul Otogar, bus to Lárisa, bus to Kalabaka, then walk to Meteora. 17 h 28 min 263 ₺. From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul Otogar, bus to Alexandroupoli, walk to Alexandroupoli, train to Thessaloniki - Monastiriou str, then bus to Meteora. 18 h 10 min 286 ₺. From Aksaray Metro to WTC - Istanbul Fuar Merkezi, taxi to Halkalı Station, train to Kapikule, night train to Svilengrad, drive to Dikaia, train to Thessaloniki, train to Kalambaka, then taxi to Meteora. 22 h 400 ₺. From Istanbul drive to Meteora. 9 h 10 min 573 ₺. From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul airport, fly to Ioannina airport, then drive to Meteora. 8 h 30 min 618 ₺. From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul airport, fly to Thessaloniki airport, bus to Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis, walk to Thessaloniki - Monastiriou str, then bus to Meteora. 10 h 553 ₺. From Aksaray Metro to Istanbul airport, fly to Athens airport, train to Ska, train to Kalambaka, then taxi to Meteora. 10 h 30 min 565 ₺.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $28 - $72
      • Duration: 17 h 28 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $61 - $83
      • Duration: 18 h 10 min
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      5 Fly to Ioannina, drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $73 - $287
      • Duration: 8 h 30 min
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      6 Fly to Thessaloniki, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $116 - $259
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      7 Fly to Athens, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $99 - $261
      • Duration: 10 h 30 min
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