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There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Patras by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Kamil Koc  •  17h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Larissa
  2. Take the bus from Larisa to Patras

$49 - $82

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Bus via Xánthi  •  21h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Xanthi
  2. Take the bus from Xánthi to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Náfpaktos

Bus, train  •  22h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
  2. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi
  4. Take the bus from Lamia to Patras

$67 - $146

Drive  •  11h 12m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Patras 663.9 miles

$160 - $240

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Preveza, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Preveza (PVK) IST - PVK
  2. Take the bus from Aktio to Patras

$102 - $426

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Ioannina, bus  •  10h 29m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Ioannina (IOA) IST - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Patras

$92 - $306

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Athens, train, bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Athens (ATH) IST - ATH
  2. Take the train from Ano Liosia N. to Kiato
  3. Take the bus from Kiato to Patra

$59 - $223

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

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Kalamata (KLX) IST - KLX
  2. Take the bus from Kalamata to Patras

$140 - $693

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Athens, train, bus  •  10h 53m

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Athens (ATH) SAW - ATH
  2. Take the train from Ano Liosia N. to Kiato
  3. Take the bus from Kiato to Patra

$71 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Patras is to bus which costs 270 ₺ - 470 ₺ and takes 17h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Patras is to fly and train and bus which costs 330 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 9h 34m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Patras is 690 km. The road distance is 1062.3 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Patras without a car is to bus which takes 17h 58m and costs 270 ₺ - 470 ₺.

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It takes approximately 17h 58m to get from Istanbul to Patras, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Preveza Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Patras is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 6:33 PM in Istanbul and 5:33 PM in Patras.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Patras is 1062 km. It takes approximately 11h 12m to drive from Istanbul to Patras.

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Aegean Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Condor Flugdienst and four other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Preveza Airport.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Patras. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Patras.
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  • Distance: 431.3 miles
  • Duration: 17h 58m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Patras, Greece?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Patras via Otogar, Istanbul Otogar, and Larisa in around 17h 58m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Preveza via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kalamata via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kalamata via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Preveza via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Preveza via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Preveza via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Preveza via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Preveza via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Preveza via Hannover
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Kalamata via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$22 - $28
1st Class Ticket
$30 - $40
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$40 - $50
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$53 - $58
Train from Thessaloniki to Lianokladi
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $45
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$15 - $20
1st Class Ticket
$21 - $27
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$30 - $34
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$37 - $41
Train from Ano Liosia N. to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $9
1st Class Ticket
$8 - $10
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$13 - $16
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$16 - $19
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Larissa
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Larisa to Patras
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$36 - $41
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Patras
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Patras
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Xánthi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
KTEL Aitoloakarnanias
Phone
26410-54444
Website
ktel-aitolnias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Náfpaktos
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Schedules at
ktel-aitolnias.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Dedeagac
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Aktio to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Patras
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Kiato to Patra
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Kalamata to Patras
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr

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