There are 4 ways to get from Kavala to Istanbul by plane, 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

Fly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Kavala (KVA) to Istanbul (IST) KVA - IST

$120 - $389

Cheapest option

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Kavala to Istanbul Otogar

$21 - $77

2 alternative options

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Kavala to Xanthi
  2. Take the bus from Xanthi to Istanbul

$23 - $48

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kavala to Istanbul 273.5 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Kavala to Istanbul is to bus which costs 19€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kavala to Istanbul is to fly which costs 100€ - 340€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Kavala and Istanbul is 381 km. The road distance is 437.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kavala to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 5 min and costs 19€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Kavala to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kavala to Istanbul is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 100€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kavala Airport to Istanbul Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Kavala. It is currently 6:25 PM in Kavala and 6:25 PM in Istanbul.

Map of how to get from Kavala to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 238.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kavala to Istanbul twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kavala to Istanbul via Xanthi, Xanthi, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Kavala to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Xanthi to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kavala to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Kavala to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kavala to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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