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There are 7 ways to get from Safranbolu to Istanbul by bus, car or plane

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  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Safranbolu to Istanbul

$10 - $13

6 alternative options

Bus MetroTurizm  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Karabuk to Samandira Tesis

$18 - $28

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Safranbolu to Istanbul 258.4 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Kastamonu, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Safranbolu to Kastamonu
  2. Fly from Kastamonu (KFS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) KFS - IST

$82 - $296

Bus to Ankara, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Safranbolu to Ankara
  2. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ESB - IST

$38 - $263

Bus to Ankara, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Safranbolu to Ankara
  2. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) ESB - SAW

$23 - $62

Bus to Kastamonu, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Safranbolu to Kastamonu
  2. Fly from Kastamonu (KFS) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) KFS - SAW

$49 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Safranbolu to Istanbul is to bus which costs 55 ₺ - 80 ₺ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Safranbolu to Istanbul is to drive which costs 300 ₺ - 440 ₺ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Safranbolu and Istanbul is 315 km. The road distance is 413.5 km.

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The best way to get from Safranbolu to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 9 min and costs 55 ₺ - 80 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Safranbolu to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kastamonu Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Safranbolu to Istanbul is 413 km. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Safranbolu to Istanbul.

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

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There are 2341+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Safranbolu to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 196.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Safranbolu, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Safranbolu to Istanbul every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kastamonu to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Ankara to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $550
Flights from Ankara to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Flights from Kastamonu to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Safranbolu to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Safranbolu to Kastamonu
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Safranbolu to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Karabuk to Samandira Tesis
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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