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There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Trípoli by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Athens (ATH)
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Tripolis

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Athens
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Tripolis

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Halkali to Edirne
  2. Take the bus from Orestiáda to Athens
  3. Take the bus from Athens to Tripolis

Drive

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Trípoli

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Trípoli is to bus which costs 420 ₺ - 550 ₺ and takes 20h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Trípoli is to fly and bus which costs 1.200 ₺ - 4.000 ₺ and takes 6h 44m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Trípoli is 687 km. The road distance is 1240.4 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Trípoli without a car is to bus which takes 20h 38m and costs 420 ₺ - 550 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Istanbul to Trípoli, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Trípoli is 1240 km. It takes approximately 12h 51m to drive from Istanbul to Trípoli.

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Turkish Airlines and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Trípoli. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Trípoli.
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  • Distance: 686.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 44m

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

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Trípoli via Otogar, Istanbul Esenler Otogar, and Athens in around 20h 38m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Istanbul to Athens via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Train operators
Bus operators
Ktel Ileias
Phone
+30 26210 20600
Email
info@ktelileias.gr
Website
ktelileias.gr
Bus from Athens to Tripolis
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Schedules at
Ktel Ileias

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