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

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Bus KTEL Rodopis  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Istanbul

$18

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Bus Kamil Koc  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Istanbul Otogar

$8 - $17

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Komotini to Istanbul 216.4 miles

$50 - $75

Bus, fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
  2. Fly from Alexandroupolis (AXD) to Istanbul (IST) AXD - IST

$74 - $295

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The cheapest way to get from Komotini to Istanbul is to bus which costs 7€ - 15€ and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Komotini to Istanbul is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Komotini and arriving at Istanbul. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Komotini and Istanbul is 297 km. The road distance is 346.2 km.

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The best way to get from Komotini to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs 15€.

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The bus from Komotini to Istanbul takes 6 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Komotini to Istanbul bus services, operated by KTEL Rodopis, depart from Komotini station.

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There is no direct flight from Alexandroupolis Airport to Istanbul Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Komotini to Istanbul bus services, operated by KTEL Rodopis, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Komotini. It is currently 10:34 PM in Komotini and 10:34 PM in Istanbul.

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  • Distance: 185.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

KTEL Rodopis operates a bus from Komotini to Istanbul twice daily. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Bus operators
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gumulcine to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Komotini to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Komotini to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr

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Yes, the driving distance between Komotini to Istanbul is 346 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Komotini to Istanbul.

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Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Sky Express offer flights from Alexandroupolis Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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