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There are 5 ways to get from Komotini to Istanbul by bus, car or plane

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Bus KTEL Rodopis  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Istanbul

$18

Cheapest option

Bus Kamil Koc  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Istanbul Otogar

$9 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus Simeonidis Tours  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Komotini Hospital Sismanoglio to Istanbul Büyük Otogari Thessaloniki - Istanbul

$29 - $41

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from Komotini to Istanbul 216.4 miles

$50 - $75

Bus, fly  •  8h 58m

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

$74 - $295

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The cheapest way to get from Komotini to Istanbul is to bus which costs 7€ - 16€ and takes 6h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Komotini to Istanbul is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 16m.

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

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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 6h and costs 15€.

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The bus from Komotini to Istanbul takes 6h 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 Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 25m 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 1h ahead of Komotini. It is currently 3:03 AM in Komotini and 4:03 AM in Istanbul.

Map of how to get from Komotini to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 185.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h

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 6h.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Bus operators
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h
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
6h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Komotini to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Komotini Hospital Sismanoglio to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL
Website
ktelbus.com
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Serron
Phone
23210-22822
Email
ktelserres@gmail.com
Website
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Komotini to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelserron.gr

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

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

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