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

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Sarajevo, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Sarajevo (SJJ) IST - SJJ
  2. Take the train from Sarajevo to Mostar

$138 - $298

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Bus, train  •  22h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sarajevo
  2. Take the train from Sarajevo to Mostar

$52 - $55

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dubrovnik, bus  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dubrovnik (DBV) IST - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Slano to Mostar Bus Station East

$195 - $491

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Podgorica, bus  •  11h 8m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Podgorica (TGD) IST - TGD
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Mostar Bus Station East

$132 - $364

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Sarajevo, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Sarajevo (SJJ) SAW - SJJ
  2. Take the train from Sarajevo to Mostar

$109 - $1,417

Bus  •  28h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Sarajevo
  3. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Mostar

Drive  •  15h 17m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Mostar 1285 km

$160 - $240

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Domestic travel is restricted within Bosnia and Herzegovina due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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International flights leaving Turkey are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Mostar is to bus and train which costs 350 ₺ - 380 ₺ and takes 22h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Mostar is to fly and train which costs 900 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 6h 44m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Mostar is 953 km. The road distance is 1285 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Mostar without a car is to bus and train which takes 22h 2m and costs 350 ₺ - 380 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Istanbul to Mostar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sarajevo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Mostar is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 2:00 AM in Istanbul and 1:00 AM in Mostar.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Mostar is 1285 km. It takes approximately 15h 17m to drive from Istanbul to Mostar.

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Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 706+ hotels available in Mostar. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Mostar.
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  • Distance: 953.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 44m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Mostar via Otogar, Istanbul, Beograd, Belgrade, and Sarajevo in around 28h 45m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sarajevo via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Mostar
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Slano to Mostar Bus Station East
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Podgorica to Mostar Bus Station East
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Mostar Bus Station East
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Slano D8 to Mostar Trg Ivana Krndelja
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Istanbul to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Autoprevoz - Bus d.d.
Phone
+387 36 551 900
Email
booking@autoprevoz-bus.ba
Website
autoprevoz.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Mostar
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
autoprevoz.ba
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Mostar Bus Station East
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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