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There are 9 ways to get from Koper to Istanbul by bus, plane, shuttle, night bus, train, night train 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.

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Bus to Venice, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Koper to Venice Airport, Venice
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) VCE - IST

644 ₺ - 2.219 ₺

Cheapest option

Bus to Venice, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Koper to Venice Airport, Venice
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) VCE - SAW

452 ₺ - 1.713 ₺

7 alternative options

Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6h 53m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) LJU - IST

817 ₺ - 2.341 ₺

Fly Trieste to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 57m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) TRS - IST

782 ₺ - 3.241 ₺

Shuttle, shuttle to Zagreb, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 55m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  3. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ZAG - IST

1.037 ₺ - 3.841 ₺

Night bus, bus  •  28h 36m

  1. Take the night bus from Koper to Graz, Graz Webling N909
  2. Take the bus from Graz to Istanbul

499 ₺ - 559 ₺

Bus  •  30h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Koper Central Bus Station to Kumanovo Bus Station Koper - Debar
  2. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Istanbul

481 ₺ - 622 ₺

Train, night train  •  35h 59m

  1. Take the train from Koper to Divača
  2. Take the train from Divača to Ljubljana
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Beograd Centar
  4. Take the train from Topcider to Sofia
  5. Take the night train from Sofia to Halkali

Drive  •  15h 17m

  1. Drive from Koper to Istanbul 988.4 miles

1.100 ₺ - 1.700 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Koper to Istanbul is to bus which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 30h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Koper to Istanbul is to shuttle and fly which costs 120€ - 360€ and takes 6h 53m.

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The distance between Koper and Istanbul is 1329 km. The road distance is 1581.4 km.

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The best way to get from Koper to Istanbul without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 28h 36m and costs 75€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Koper to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Koper to Istanbul is to fly which takes 8h 57m and costs 120€ - 500€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 30h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Istanbul is 1h ahead of Koper. It is currently 3:21 AM in Koper and 4:21 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Koper to Istanbul is 1581 km. It takes approximately 15h 17m to drive from Koper to Istanbul.

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Air Serbia, AtlasGlobal, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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Map of how to get from Koper to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 830.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Koper, Slovenia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and Alitalia fly from Koper to Istanbul every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Koper to Istanbul via Kumanovo, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 30h 18m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 ₺ - 3.700 ₺
Flights from Ljubljana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Flights from Trieste to Istanbul Ataturk via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
700 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Flights from Trieste to Istanbul Ataturk via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 ₺ - 4.300 ₺
Flights from Trieste to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 12.000 ₺
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Flights from Zagreb to Istanbul Ataturk via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Venice to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
380 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Flights from Venice to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 3.700 ₺
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
280 ₺ - 1.000 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 4.200 ₺
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 4.000 ₺
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
430 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Koper to Divača
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 45 ₺
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Divača to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35 ₺ - 50 ₺
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
"SŽ - Potniški promet, d.o.o."
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Beograd Centar
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
slo-zeleznice.si
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Koper to Venice Airport, Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 90 ₺
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Koper to Graz, Graz Webling
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 ₺ - 160 ₺
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
200 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
200 ₺ - 220 ₺
Private
600 ₺ - 1.200 ₺
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 900 ₺
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
190 ₺ - 210 ₺
Private
490 ₺ - 900 ₺
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
180 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
180 ₺ - 240 ₺
Private
700 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Graz to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
401 ₺
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Koper Central Bus Station to Kumanovo Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
250 ₺ - 330 ₺
Website
DRD Turizem
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Kumanovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 290 ₺
Schedules at
ms.mk

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