There are 3 ways to get from Kardzhali to Istanbul by bus 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.

Recommended option

Bus Metro Plus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul

$18 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus Huntur Travel  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul

$7 - $9

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Kardzhali to Istanbul 240.9 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kardzhali to Istanbul is to bus which costs $7 - $10 and takes 9 h 12 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Kardzhali to Istanbul is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 4 h 5 min.

More details

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 7 h.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Kardzhali to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 7 h and costs $18 - $45.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

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

More details

Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Kardzhali. It is currently 12:58 PM in Kardzhali and 12:58 PM in Istanbul.

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

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Kardzhali to Istanbul.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 192.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

Metro Plus operates a bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h.

Bus operators
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Kardzhali to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Train travel in Spain: A guide to Renfe, Slovenia: Getting from Ljubljana to Lake Bled and Travelling around the UAE - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 2315+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

More details