There are 3 ways to get from Samothráki to Istanbul by car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Samothraki to Alexandroupolis
  2. Take the bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari

$29 - $100

2 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Samothraki to Alexandroupolis
  2. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Dikaia
  3. Take the train from Kapikule to Halkali

$49 - $124

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 55 min

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

$50 - $136

Questions & Answers

The distance between Samothráki and Istanbul is 295 km.

The best way to get from Samothráki to Istanbul without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 8 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to get from Samothráki to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Istanbul is 1 h ahead of Samothráki. It is currently 10:19 PM in Samothráki and 10:19 PM in Istanbul.

There are 2274+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Samothráki to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 184.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 49 min

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 Dedeagac, take the bus to Istanbul Otogari, take the walk to Otogar, then take the Metro to Aksaray. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Samothráki to Istanbul via Samothraki, Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupoli Port, Dikaia, Kapikule, and Halkali in around 11 h 57 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Dikaia
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$10 - $13
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
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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
$15
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $70
Schedules at
saos.gr
Economy
$19
Car
$69

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