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 Sibiu, bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Sibiu (SBZ) IST - SBZ
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș

$97 - $312

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Night train, train  •  30 h 7 min

  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  •  6 h 58 min

  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  •  10 h 49 min

  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  •  16 h 27 min

  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  •  22 h

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

$52 - $73

Bus Metro Plus  •  22 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Razgrad
  2. Take the bus from Razgrad to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  3. Take the bus from Otopeni Airport to Targu Mures

$67 - $103

Drive  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș 674.2 miles

$130 - $210

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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 22 h.

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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 16 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 32 min 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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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sibiu Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 15 min 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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Târgu Mureș is 1 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 2:19 PM in Istanbul and 2:19 PM in Târgu Mureș.

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

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Tarom and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Sibiu Airport.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș.
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  • Distance: 442.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 32 min

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

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Târgu Mureș via Otogar, Kotel, Kotel, Târgovişte, Ploiesti, and Fântânele in around 16 h 27 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sibiu via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Balint Trans
Phone
+4- 0265-255-092
Website
balinttrans.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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Balint Trans
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Turda to Târgu Mureş
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
2 h 26 min
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
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Constanta to Târgu Mureș
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
fany.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Braşov to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Bus from Otopeni Airport to Targu Mures
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
mementobus.com
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Otogar to Kotel
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
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
2 h
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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
Chivaran Com
Phone
+4-0731-835.540
Website
chivarancom.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Fântânele
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
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
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Razgrad
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Razgrad to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com

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

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