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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș by plane, bus, shuttle, night train, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Tirgu Mures  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Tirgu Mures (TGM) IST - TGM

$97 - $262

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  31h 1m

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord Bosphor Express
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Targu Mures Ir

$44 - $57

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Fly to Cluj-Napoca, bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) IST - CLJ
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş

$90 - $159

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  10h 54m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) IST - OTP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Otopeni Airport to Brasov
  3. Take the bus from Brasov to Târgu Mureș

$77 - $202

Bus via Kotel  •  16h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Otogar to Kotel
  2. Take the bus from Kotel to Târgovişte
  3. Take the bus from Târgovişte to Ploiesti
  4. Take the bus from Ploiesti to Fântânele

Bus TransEvren  •  22h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Târgu Mureș

$52 - $73

Bus Metro Plus  •  29h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Razgrad
  2. Take the bus from Razgrad to Sibiu
  3. Take the bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureş

$61 - $116

Drive  •  13h 36m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș 674.2 miles

$130 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș is to night train and train which costs 250 ₺ - 330 ₺ and takes 31h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș is to fly and bus which costs 500 ₺ - 900 ₺ and takes 7h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș. However, there are services departing from Istanbul - Aksaray and arriving at Târgu Mureș via Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h.

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The distance between Istanbul and Târgu Mureș is 708 km. The road distance is 1078.7 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș without a car is to bus which takes 16h 27m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 50m to get from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Târgu Mureș bus services, operated by TransEvren, depart from Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș is to fly which takes 7h 50m and costs 550 ₺ - 1.500 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16h 27m.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Tirgu Mures Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Istanbul to Târgu Mureș bus services, operated by Fany, arrive at Târgu Mureș station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș.
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  • Distance: 442.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 50m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Târgu Mureș, Romania?

Tarom, Turkish Airlines and Wizz Air fly from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș via Otogar, Otogar, Kotel, Kotel, Târgovişte, Ploiesti, and Fântânele in around 16h 27m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tirgu Mures via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Tirgu Mures via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
Direct Aeroport
Phone
0371.503.503
Email
office@direct-aeroport.ro
Website
direct-aeroport.ro
Shuttle from Otopeni Airport to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
direct-aeroport.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Brasov to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Constanta to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
fany.ro
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Otogar to Kotel
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kotel Municipal Transport
Website
kotel.bg
Bus from Kotel to Târgovişte
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kotel.bg
Grup ATYC
Phone
+4-0743-335.888
Website
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Târgovişte to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
Chivaran Com
Phone
+4-0731-835.544
Website
chivarancom.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Fântânele
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
chivarancom.autogari.ro
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Istanbul - Aksaray to Constanta
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Razgrad
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Orlan
Phone
+420-774.074.706
Website
orlan.autogari.ro
Bus from Razgrad to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
orlan.autogari.ro
Vilex Tur
Phone
0250 735498
Email
vilextur.agentie@rdslink.ro
Website
vilextur.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
vilextur.ro
Trans Seb
Phone
+4-0740-034.413
Website
transseb.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transseb.autogari.ro

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More Questions & Answers

Târgu Mureș is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 6:49 PM in Istanbul and 5:49 PM in Târgu Mureș.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Târgu Mureș is 1079 km. It takes approximately 13h 36m to drive from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș.

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Wizz Air, Turkish Airlines and Tarom offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Tirgu Mures Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Târgu Mureș. Prices start at $32 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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