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There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Pristina by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Istanbul Ataturk  •  4 h 30 min

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

$46 - $131

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Bus  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Prishtine

$31 - $46

4 alternative options

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  5 h 49 min

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

$53 - $257

Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  16 h 42 min

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

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, 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 170 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 16 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Pristina is to fly which costs 250 ₺ - 750 ₺ and takes 4 h 30 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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The best way to get from Istanbul to Pristina without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 28 min and costs 170 ₺ - 260 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Istanbul to Pristina, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Pristina is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 250 ₺ - 750 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 170 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 16 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Pristina Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Pristina is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 4:02 PM in Istanbul and 2:02 PM in Pristina.

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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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Pristina Airport.

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  • Distance: 418.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 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 $30 - $45 and the journey takes 15 h 16 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
$30 - $45
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34 - $39
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

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There are 163+ hotels available in Pristina. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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

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