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There are 8 ways to get from Kosovo to Istanbul by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly Pristina to Istanbul Ataturk  •  2h 33m

  1. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) PRN - IST

$46 - $123

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Train, bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  16h 56m

  1. Take the train from Pristina to Skopje Ic 891
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Istanbul

$30 - $53

6 alternative options

Drive to Skopje, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Gjilan to Skopje
  2. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SKP - IST

$79 - $172

Fly Pristina to Sabiha Gokcen  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) PRN - SAW

$49 - $227

Drive to Tirana, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Gjakovë to Tirana
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) TIA - IST

$86 - $291

Bus  •  15h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Prishtine to Istanbul

$36 - $42

Train, bus Metro Plus  •  18h 29m

  1. Take the train from Pristina to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$42 - $83

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Pristina to Istanbul 526.1 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Kosovo to Istanbul is to bus which costs $35 - $45 and takes 15h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Kosovo to Istanbul is to fly which costs $45 - $130 and takes 2h 33m.

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The distance between Kosovo and Istanbul is 689 km. The road distance is 841.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kosovo to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 16h 56m and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Kosovo to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kosovo to Istanbul is to fly which takes 2h 33m and costs $45 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $45 and takes 15h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Pristina Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Istanbul is 2h ahead of Kosovo. It is currently 8:01 AM in Kosovo and 10:01 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Kosovo to Istanbul is 842 km. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Kosovo to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Pristina Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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  • Distance: 430.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Kosovo and Istanbul, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines flies from Pristina to Istanbul twice daily. Alternatively, Alpar Turizm operates a bus from Pristina to Istanbul once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 15h 17m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Pristina to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Flights from Skopje to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Tirana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Pristina to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Pristina to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Prishtine to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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The best way to get from Kosovo to Pristina Airport is to drive which takes 17m and costs .

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