There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Nesebar by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Istanbul  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South

$25 - $31

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Bus Metro Plus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas

$26 - $40

Bus Nishikli  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Bariam to Burgas

$38 - $41

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Nesebar 227.3 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, bus  •  6 h 12 min

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

$87 - $271

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Nesebar is to bus which costs 150 ₺ - 200 ₺ and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Nesebar is to drive which costs 290 ₺ - 430 ₺ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Nesebar. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Nessebar via Burgas South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 7 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Nesebar is 210 km. The road distance is 363.7 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Nesebar without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 19 min and costs 150 ₺ - 200 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Istanbul to Nesebar, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Istanbul to Nesebar bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Burgas station.

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Nesebar is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 1:28 PM in Istanbul and 1:28 PM in Nesebar.

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  • Distance: 131.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

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

Burgas Bus operates a bus from Istanbul to Nesebar 5 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Istanbul to Varna via Constanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Bariam to Burgas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Burgaz
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Varna to Nessebar
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
starazagora.bg

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Nesebar is 364 km. It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to drive from Istanbul to Nesebar.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 3085+ hotels available in Nesebar. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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

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