There are 7 ways to get from Mostar to Istanbul by train, plane, night bus, bus 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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Train to Sarajevo, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo
  2. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SJJ - IST

$105 - $262

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Train, bus  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo 722 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Novi Pazar
  3. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Istanbul

$64 - $97

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Train to Sarajevo, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo
  2. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) SJJ - SAW

$77 - $376

Night bus to Dubrovnik, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the night bus from Metkovic Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) DBV - IST

$156 - $392

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  32 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Dubrovnik Zob
  2. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Tetovo
  3. Take the bus from Tetovo to Istanbul

$105 - $144

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  34 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Mostar to Bar
  2. Take the bus from Bar to Istanbul

$76 - $105

Drive  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Mostar to Istanbul 799.3 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The distance between Mostar and Istanbul is 953 km. The road distance is 1278.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mostar to Istanbul without a car is to train and bus which takes 21 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Mostar to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sarajevo Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Mostar. It is currently 4:53 PM in Mostar and 5:53 PM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Mostar to Istanbul is 1279 km. It takes approximately 15 h 9 min to drive from Mostar to Istanbul.

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

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There are 2274+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mostar to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 595.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

What companies run services between Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Mostar to Istanbul via Dubrovnik Zob, Dubrovnik, Tetovo, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 32 h 43 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Mostar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Night bus from Metkovic Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Bar Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
globtour.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Metković to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Sarajevo to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Novi Pazar to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bar to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Tetovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Centrotrans Eurolines

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