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Recommended option

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  16 h 12 min

$36 - $61

9 alternative options

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  18 h 27 min

$39 - $74

Train, drive  •  22 h 55 min

$70 - $103

Drive  •  10 h 9 min

  1. 548.9 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Istanbul to Tirana, shuttle  •  8 h 39 min

  1. IST - TIA

$92 - $302

Fly Istanbul to Skopje, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. IST - SKP

$130 - $220

Fly Istanbul to Pristina, shuttle  •  9 h 42 min

  1. IST - PRN

Fly Istanbul to Thessaloniki, train, bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. IST - SKG

$129 - $292

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Tirana, shuttle  •  10 h 3 min

  1. SAW - TIA

$70 - $518

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Skopje, bus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. SAW - SKP

$118 - $1,366

Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Ohrid is 683 km. The road distance is 878 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Ohrid is to bus which costs 170 ₺ - 300 ₺ and takes 16 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Ohrid is to fly and shuttle which takes 8 h 39 min and costs 440 ₺ - 1.500 ₺.

It takes approximately 16 h 12 min to get from Istanbul to Ohrid, including transfers.

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Ohrid, Macedonia?

Alpar Turizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Ohrid once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 15 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Istanbul to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Tirana via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Istanbul to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Tirana
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Halkalı Station to Kapıkule Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Dikea to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$30 - $45
First Class
$40 - $60
Train from Thessaloniki to Florina
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$11 - $15
First Class
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
ms.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Tiranë to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Shuttle from Priština to Struga
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transkop.mk
Avto Atom
Phone
033/273-551
Email
avtoatom@yahoo.com
Website
avtoatom.com.mk
Bus from Bitola to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtoatom.com.mk
Book at
avtoatom.ukionshops.com

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