There are 6 ways to get from Patras to Istanbul by bus, car, plane 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.

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Lamia
  2. Take the bus from Lamia to Istanbul Otogar

$76 - $98

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Bus Kamil Koc  •  20 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Athens
  2. Take the bus from Athens to Istanbul Otogar

$38 - $62

4 alternative options

Drive  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Patras to Istanbul 663.4 miles

$160 - $230

Bus to Preveza, fly to Istanbul  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Patras to Aktio
  2. Fly from Preveza (PVK) to Istanbul (IST) PVK - IST

$113 - $575

Bus, train to Athens, fly to Istanbul  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Πάτρα to Κιάτο
  2. Take the train from Κιάτο to Κάτω Αχαρναί
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Istanbul (IST) ATH - IST

$71 - $225

Bus, train to Athens, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Πάτρα to Κιάτο
  2. Take the train from Κιάτο to Κάτω Αχαρναί
  3. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) ATH - SAW

$83 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Patras to Istanbul is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 20 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Patras to Istanbul is to bus and train and fly which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The distance between Patras and Istanbul is 690 km. The road distance is 1061.5 km.

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It takes approximately 15 h 7 min to get from Patras to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Olympic Air, Volotea, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Preveza Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Patras. It is currently 11:12 AM in Patras and 11:12 AM in Istanbul.

Map of how to get from Patras to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 431.3 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 7 min

What companies run services between Patras, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Patras to Istanbul via Lamia, Istanbul Otogar, and Otogar in around 15 h 7 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Preveza to Istanbul via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Preveza to Istanbul via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Preveza to Istanbul via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Preveza to Istanbul via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Preveza to Istanbul via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Preveza to Istanbul via Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Athens to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Preveza to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Athens to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Athens to Istanbul via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Κιάτο to Κάτω Αχαρναί
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $11
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Lamia
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Lamia to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Patras to Aktio
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Πάτρα to Κιάτο
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com

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