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

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Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Sarajevo, train  •  7h 29m

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

$106 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  22h 54m

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

$65 - $98

5 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Sarajevo, train  •  8h 43m

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

$78 - $378

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dubrovnik, bus  •  9h 33m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Dubrovnik (DBV) IST - DBV
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Mostar Cathedral of Mary

$156 - $392

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  33h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Podgorica
  2. Take the bus from Podgorica to Mostar Bus Station East

$67 - $94

Bus via Tetovo  •  36h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tetovo
  2. Take the bus from Tetovo to Kotor
  3. Take the bus from Kotor to Mostar Bus Station East

$85 - $141

Drive  •  15h 17m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Mostar 803.1 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Mostar is to bus which costs 370 ₺ - 550 ₺ and takes 33h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Mostar is to fly and train which costs 600 ₺ - 1.500 ₺ and takes 7h 29m.

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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 54m and costs 360 ₺ - 600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m 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 2h behind Istanbul. It is currently 1:24 PM in Istanbul and 11:24 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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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sarajevo Airport.

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There are 656+ hotels available in Mostar. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Mostar.
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  • Distance: 595.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 29m

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

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Mostar via Otogar, Istanbul, and Podgorica in around 33h 24m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
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
$13
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Mostar Cathedral of Mary
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Podgorica to Mostar Bus Station East
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Kotor to Mostar Bus Station East
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Mostar Kathedrale
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Kotor Zob to Mostar Bus Station East
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
20h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Podgorica
Ave. Duration
24h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
14h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Tetovo to Kotor
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34m and costs 4 ₺.

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