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There are 3 ways to get from Kardzhali to Istanbul by bus or car

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Bus Metro Plus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul

$17 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus Huntur  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul

$8 - $10

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Kardzhali to Istanbul 240.9 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Kardzhali to Istanbul is to bus which costs $7 - $11 and takes 9h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Kardzhali to Istanbul is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kardzhali and arriving at Istanbul. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Kardzhali and Istanbul is 307 km. The road distance is 385.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kardzhali to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 7h and costs $17 - $45.

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The bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul takes 7h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Kardzhali to Istanbul bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Kardzhali station.

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Kardzhali to Istanbul bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Kardzhali. It is currently 12:41 PM in Kardzhali and 1:41 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Kardzhali to Istanbul is 385 km. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Kardzhali to Istanbul.

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  • Distance: 192.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h

What companies run services between Kardzhali, Bulgaria and Istanbul, Turkey?

Metro Plus operates a bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $45 and the journey takes 7h.

Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr

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