There are 6 ways to get from Komotini to Istanbul by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus KTEL Rodopis  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Istanbul

$18

Cheapest option

Bus Kamil Koc  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Istanbul Otogar

$11 - $23

4 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Komotini to Pythion Ic 90
  2. Take the train from Bahçıvanova to Halkali 81721

$38 - $52

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Komotini to Istanbul 216.4 miles

$50 - $75

Bus to Alexandroupolis, fly  •  7 h 8 min

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

$69 - $194

Bus, bus to Canakkale, fly  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Komotini to Kesan
  2. Take the bus from Kesan to Canakkale
  3. Fly from Canakkale (CKZ) to Istanbul (IST) CKZ - IST

$81 - $187

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The cheapest way to get from Komotini to Istanbul is to bus which costs 9€ - 20€ and takes 6 h 29 min.

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

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The distance between Komotini and Istanbul is 297 km. The road distance is 346 km.

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

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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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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. Alternatively, you can take a train from Komotini to Istanbul via Pythion, Bahçıvanova, and Halkali in around 9 h 2 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens, Mykonos
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul via Athens, Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Canakkale to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Komotini to Pythion
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$11 - $15
First Class
$13 - $18
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Bahçıvanova to Halkali
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
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
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Komotini to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gumulcine to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kesan to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $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
Bus from Komotini to Kesan
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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
$22
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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