There are 9 ways to get from Ohrid to Istanbul by shuttle, plane, bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Shuttle to Tirana, fly to Istanbul  •  7 h 40 min

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

$92 - $302

Cheapest option

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Ohrid to Istanbul

$36 - $58

7 alternative options

Bus to Skopje, fly to Istanbul  •  8 h 40 min

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

$130 - $220

Shuttle to Pristina, fly to Istanbul  •  8 h 46 min

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

Shuttle to Tirana, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9 h 1 min

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

$70 - $517

Bus to Skopje, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9 h 55 min

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

$118 - $1,365

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  17 h 14 min

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

$89 - $115

Drive, train  •  20 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Ohrid to Florina
  2. Take the train from Florina to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Dikea
  4. Take the train from Kapikule to Halkali

$77 - $113

Drive  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ohrid to Istanbul 548.9 miles

$110 - $170

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 17 h 14 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tirana to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Skopje to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Pristina to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Tirana to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Flights from Skopje to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Florina to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$11 - $15
First Class
$14 - $19
Train from Thessaloniki to Dikea
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$30 - $45
First Class
$40 - $60
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Kapikule to Halkali
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Ohrid to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Shuttle from Struga to Priština
Ave. Duration
3 h
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
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
biserprom.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
13 h
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
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ohrid and Istanbul is 683 km. The road distance is 878 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ohrid to Istanbul is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 19 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Ohrid to Istanbul is to shuttle and fly which takes 7 h 40 min and costs $90 - $310.

It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Ohrid to Istanbul, including transfers.