There are 3 ways to get from Samothráki to Istanbul by car ferry, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Car ferry, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Samothraki to Alexandroupolis
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar

$31 - $103

2 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Samothraki to Alexandroupolis
  2. Take the train from Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι to Δίκαια
  3. Take the train from Kapikule to Halkali

$53 - $128

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Samothraki to Alexandroupolis
  2. Drive from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul

$51 - $136

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Samothráki to Istanbul is to car ferry and bus which costs 26€ - 90€ and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Samothráki to Istanbul is to car ferry and drive which costs 40€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Samothráki and Istanbul is 295 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Samothráki to Istanbul, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Samothráki to Istanbul. However, you can take the taxi to Samothraki, take the car ferry to Alexandroupolis, take the walk to Alexandroupoli, take the bus to Istanbul Otogar, take the walk to Otogar, then take the Metro to Aksaray. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Samothráki to Istanbul via Samothraki, Alexandroupolis, Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι, Δίκαια, Kapikule, and Halkali in around 11 h 57 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι to Δίκαια
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$10 - $14
First Class
$12 - $16
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
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Ferry operators
Saos Ferries
Phone
+30 25510 38503
Email
info@saos.gr
Website
saos.gr
Car ferry from Samothraki to Alexandroupolis
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $70
Schedules at
saos.gr
Economy
$19
Car
$70

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