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There are 8 ways to get from Sarandë to Istanbul by car, plane, bus, train, ferry, bus and ferry or car ferry

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

Drive to Ioannina, fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Sarandë to Ioannina
  2. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) IOA - IST

$71 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  27 h 10 min

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

$49 - $102

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Bus to Tirana, fly  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarandë to Tirana
  2. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) TIA - IST

$86 - $291

Drive, bus, train  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Sarandë to Ioannina
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port
  4. Take the bus from Dedeagac to Istanbul Otogari

$86 - $119

Flying Dolphin, bus and ferry, bus  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Take the Flying Dolphin from Sarandë to Corfu
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Corfu to Thessaloniki X3
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Otogar

$78 - $133

Flying Dolphin, car ferry, bus  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Take the Flying Dolphin from Sarandë to Corfu
  2. Take the car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
  4. Take the bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Otogar

$87 - $129

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarandë to Prilep
  2. Take the bus from Prilep to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Istanbul

$61 - $126

Drive  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Sarandë to Istanbul 594 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sarandë to Istanbul is to bus which costs $45 - $110 and takes 27 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sarandë to Istanbul is to drive and fly which costs $70 - $290 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between Sarandë and Istanbul is 767 km. The road distance is 950.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sarandë to Istanbul without a car is to Flying Dolphin and bus and ferry and bus which takes 19 h 20 min and costs $75 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Sarandë to Istanbul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ioannina Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Sarandë. It is currently 10:48 PM in Sarandë and 12:48 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Sarandë to Istanbul is 950 km. It takes approximately 11 h 17 min to drive from Sarandë to Istanbul.

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Olympic Air, Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Sky Express offer flights from Ioannina Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 2369+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sarandë to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 479.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Sarandë, Albania and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Sarandë to Istanbul via Ohrid, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 27 h 10 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ioannina to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Ioannina to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens, Izmir
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tirana to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Linja të autobusëve Gjirafa
Website
gjirafa.com
Bus from Sarandë to Tirana
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
gjirafa.com
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
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
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
Bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ohrid to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
KTEL Kerkyras
Phone
+3026610 28900
Email
info@greenbuses.gr
Website
greenbuses.gr
Bus and ferry from Corfu to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
greenbuses.gr
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Sarandë to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Sarandë to Prilep
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Prilep to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Prilep to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
transkop.mk
Pelagonija Trans
Phone
+389 48 423 310
Email
pelagonijatrans@yahoo.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Prilep to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
Ferry operators
Ionian Seaways
Phone
+30 26610 38690
Website
ionianseaways.com
Ferry from Sarandë to Corfu
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
ionianseaways.com
Ionion Lines
Phone
0030 2661081808
Email
reservation@ionionlines.eu
Website
ionionlines.eu
Car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ionionlines.eu
Passenger
$10 - $12
Vehicle
$43 - $46
Corfu Ferries
Phone
+302665021000
Email
oscartrv@otenet.gr
Website
corfuferries.gr
Car ferry from Corfu to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
corfuferries.gr

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