There are 5 ways to get from Kardzhali to Ataturk Airport by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Kircali to Istanbul Otogari

$9 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus Metro Plus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul

$19 - $42

Train, night train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kardzhali to Dimitrovgrad
  2. Take the night train from Dimitrovgrad to Kapikule
  3. Take the train from Kapikule to Halkali

$14 - $20

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kardzhali to Ataturk Airport 238 miles

$45 - $75

Bus, train, fly  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Kapikule
  2. Take the train from Kapikule to Çorlu
  3. Fly from Kutahya (KZR) to Istanbul (IST) KZR - IST

$83 - $293

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The cheapest way to get from Kardzhali to Ataturk Airport is to bus which costs $9 - $15 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kardzhali to Ataturk Airport is to drive which takes 4 h 2 min and costs $45 - $75.

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The distance between Kardzhali and Ataturk Airport is 298 km. The road distance is 381 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Kardzhali to Ataturk Airport, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kardzhali, Bulgaria and Ataturk Airport, Turkey?

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Kardzhali to Ataturk Airport twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Huntur Travel also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kutahya to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Kardzhali to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Dimitrovgrad to Kapikule
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Kapikule to Halkali
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Kapikule to Çorlu
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kircali to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Kardzhali to Kapikule
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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