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There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Samothráki by bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus Kamil Koc, car ferry  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
  2. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$29 - $101

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Bus MetroTurizm, car ferry  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Selimpasa Tesis
  2. Take the bus from Selimpasa Tesis to Dedeagac
  3. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$32 - $103

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Alexandroupolis
  2. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$55 - $137

Fly, car ferry  •  10h 3m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) IST - AXD
  2. Take the car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki

$67 - $345

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Samothráki is to bus and car ferry which costs 160 ₺ - 600 ₺ and takes 9h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Samothráki is to drive and car ferry which costs 310 ₺ - 800 ₺ and takes 5h 56m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Samothráki is 295 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Samothráki without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 9h 35m and costs 160 ₺ - 600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 9h 35m to get from Istanbul to Samothráki, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Alexandroupolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Samothráki is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 5:26 AM in Istanbul and 4:26 AM in Samothráki.

Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Olympic Air offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Alexandroupolis Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Samothráki. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Samothráki.
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  • Distance: 184.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 35m

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

There is no direct connection from Istanbul to Samothráki. However, you can take the Metro to Otogar, take the walk to Istanbul Otogar, take the bus to Alexandroupoli, take the walk to Alexandroupolis, take the car ferry to Samothraki, then take the taxi to Samothráki. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Istanbul to Samothráki via Otogar, Istanbul Otogari, Selimpasa Tesis, Dedeagac, Alexandroupolis, and Samothraki in around 10h 5m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Alexandroupolis via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Bus operators
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
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Selimpasa Tesis
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Selimpasa Tesis to Dedeagac
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Saos Ferries
Phone
+30 25510 38503
Email
info@saos.gr
Website
saos.gr
Car ferry from Alexandroupolis to Samothraki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $70
Schedules at
saos.gr
Economy
$19
Car
$69

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