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There are 2 ways to get from Istanbul to Samothráki by bus, car ferry or car

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Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 35 min

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

$29 - $101

1 alternative option

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 56 min

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

$55 - $137

Questions & Answers

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

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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 5 h 56 min.

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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 9 h 35 min and costs 160 ₺ - 600 ₺.

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

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Samothráki is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 3:38 PM in Istanbul and 3:38 PM in Samothráki.

There are 29+ hotels available in Samothráki. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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

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 the drive to Alexandroupolis, take the car ferry to Samothraki, then take the drive to Samothráki.

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
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
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
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $70
Schedules at
saos.gr
Economy
$19
Car
$69

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