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

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Drive, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Malko Tarnovo to Lüleburgaz İstasyonu
  2. Take the train from Lüleburgaz İstasyonu to Halkali 81721

$26 - $38

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Bus Burgas Bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Malko Tarnovo to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

$27 - $35

Bus Nishikli  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Malko Tarnovo to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Istanbul Bariam

$40 - $45

Bus Metro Plus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Malko Tarnovo to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Istanbul

$28 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul 160.4 miles

$30 - $50

Drive, fly  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Malko Tarnovo to Kutahya
  2. Fly from Kutahya (KZR) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) KZR - IST

$88 - $303

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No, there is no direct bus from Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Malko Tarnovo and arriving at Istanbul via Burgas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between Malko Tarnovo and Istanbul is 160 km. The road distance is 256.6 km.

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The best way to get from Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul bus services, operated by M-Bus, depart from Malko Tarnovo station.

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The quickest flight from Kutahya Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Malko Tarnovo. It is currently 6:13 AM in Malko Tarnovo and 6:13 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul is 257 km. It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to drive from Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul.

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

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Map of how to get from Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 100.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Malko Tarnovo, Bulgaria and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Malko Tarnovo to Istanbul via Burgas, Burgas South, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 7 h 44 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kutahya to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Lüleburgaz İstasyonu to Halkali
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
M-Bus
Phone
056 844 966
Website
mbus-bg.com
Bus from Malko Tarnovo to Burgas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
mbus-bg.com
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Malko Tŭrnovo to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
strandja.bg
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul Bariam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Burgaz to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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