There are 3 ways to get from Svilengrad Municipality to Istanbul by bus, night train or car
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Bus • 4h 34m
50 ₺ - 70 ₺
2 alternative options
Night train • 6h 6m
82 ₺ - 117 ₺
Drive • 2h 53m
190 ₺ - 280 ₺
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International entry into Turkey from Bulgaria
Conditions of entry into Turkey from Bulgaria
- Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
- Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
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- There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
- Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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Last updated: 2 May 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Svilengrad Municipality to Istanbul is to bus which costs $7 - $10 and takes 4h 34m.
The fastest way to get from Svilengrad Municipality to Istanbul is to drive which takes 2h 53m and costs $27 - $40.
The distance between Svilengrad Municipality and Istanbul is 244 km. The road distance is 270.9 km.
The best way to get from Svilengrad Municipality to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 4h 34m and costs $7 - $10.
It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Svilengrad Municipality to Istanbul, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Svilengrad Municipality to Istanbul is 271 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Svilengrad Municipality to Istanbul.
There are 10436+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.
What companies run services between Svilengrad Municipality, Bulgaria and Istanbul, Turkey?
MetroTurizm operates a bus from Svilengrad to Istanbul Otogari every 4 hours. Tickets cost 45 ₺ - 70 ₺ and the journey takes 4h 20m. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a vehicle from Svilengrad to Halkali twice daily. Tickets cost 55 ₺ - 85 ₺ and the journey takes 5h 5m.
Night train from Svilengrad to Halkali
- Ave. Duration
- 5h 5m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- 55 ₺ - 85 ₺
- Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
- 2nd Class
- 55 ₺ - 70 ₺
- 1st Class
- 70 ₺ - 85 ₺
Bus from Svilengrad to Istanbul Otogari
- Ave. Duration
- 4h 20m
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- 45 ₺ - 70 ₺
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