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

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Recommended option

Fly from Istanbul  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Pristina (PRN) IST - PRN

$46 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Prishtine

$35 - $38

3 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Pristina (PRN) SAW - PRN

$53 - $256

Bus, train  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina

Drive  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Pristina 538.1 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Pristina is to bus which costs 220 ₺ - 250 ₺ and takes 16 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Pristina is to fly which costs 300 ₺ - 900 ₺ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Pristina is 670 km. The road distance is 860.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Istanbul to Pristina, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Pristina is 861 km. It takes approximately 9 h 13 min to drive from Istanbul to Pristina.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Pristina.
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  • Distance: 418.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Pristina, Kosovo?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Pristina twice daily. Alternatively, Alpar Turizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Pristina once daily. Tickets cost $34 - $37 and the journey takes 15 h 16 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Prishtine
Ave. Duration
15 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34 - $37
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32 - $35
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
$28 - $55
Schedules at
ms.mk

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