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There are 9 ways to get from Ohrid to Istanbul by shuttle, plane, bus, 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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Shuttle to Tirana, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ohrid to Tiranë
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) TIA - IST

$91 - $301

Cheapest option

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  19h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Istanbul

$36 - $46

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Bus to Skopje, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Skopje
  2. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SKP - IST

$82 - $219

Shuttle to Tirana, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 56m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ohrid to Tiranë
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) TIA - SAW

$68 - $515

Shuttle to Pristina, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 47m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Struga to Priština
  2. Fly from Pristina (PRN) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) PRN - IST

Bus to Skopje, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Skopje
  2. Fly from Skopje (SKP) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) SKP - SAW

$69 - $1,363

Bus, train to Thessaloniki, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Gradsko
  2. Take the train from Gradsko to Thessaloniki
  3. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) SKG - IST

$100 - $264

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  17h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Istanbul

$41 - $114

Drive  •  10h 13m

  1. Drive from Ohrid to Istanbul 548.9 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ohrid to Istanbul is to bus which costs $35 - $50 and takes 19h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Ohrid to Istanbul is to shuttle and fly which costs $90 - $310 and takes 7h 35m.

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The distance between Ohrid and Istanbul is 683 km. The road distance is 878.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ohrid to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 17h 14m and costs $40 - $120.

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It takes approximately 7h 35m to get from Ohrid to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tirana Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Istanbul is 2h ahead of Ohrid. It is currently 8:23 AM in Ohrid and 10:23 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Ohrid to Istanbul is 878 km. It takes approximately 10h 13m to drive from Ohrid to Istanbul.

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

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There are 2424+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ohrid to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 426.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 35m

What companies run services between Ohrid, Macedonia and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Ohrid to Istanbul via Skopje, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 17h 14m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tirana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Skopje to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Pristina to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Flights from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Tirana to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Flights from Skopje to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Gradsko to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $40
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Ohrid to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Shuttle from Struga to Priština
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
Avto Atom
Phone
033/273-551
Email
avtoatom@yahoo.com
Website
avtoatom.com.mk
Bus from Ohrid to Gradsko
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
avtoatom.com.mk
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
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ohrid to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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