There are 8 ways to get from Szeged to Istanbul by train, plane, bus, night 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

Train to Budapest, fly to Istanbul  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Szeged to Ferihegy
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Istanbul (IST) BUD - IST

$77 - $286

Cheapest option

Bus via Ruse  •  25 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Szeged, Viztorony tér to Arad, autogara Transdara Rj
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Istanbul

$51 - $63

6 alternative options

Train to Budapest, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Szeged to Ferihegy
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BUD - SAW

$80 - $431

Bus, bus to Belgrade, fly to Istanbul  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Szeged to Subotica
  2. Take the bus from Subotica to Belgrade
  3. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Istanbul (IST) BEG - IST

$75 - $246

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Szeged to Sofia N982
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$67 - $125

Bus Eurolines HU  •  23 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Szeged Autóbusz-Állomás to Burgas ul. Knyaz A. Batenberg 500
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Istanbul

$76 - $138

Train, night train  •  33 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Szeged-Rokus to Bekescsaba
  2. Take the train from Bekescsaba to Videle
  3. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

$62 - $86

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Szeged to Istanbul 729.2 miles

$150 - $220

What companies run services between Szeged, Hungary and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Szeged to Istanbul via Sofia in around 18 h 25 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Belgrade to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Belgrade to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Budapest to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Belgrade to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Belgrade to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szeged to Ferihegy
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Szeged-Rokus to Bekescsaba
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Bekescsaba to Videle
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Subotica Trans
Phone
+381 (0)24 555 466
Email
ta.sutrans@gmail.com
Website
sutrans.rs
Bus from Szeged to Subotica
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
sutrans.rs
Bus from Subotica to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sutrans.rs
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Szeged Autóbusz-Állomás to Subotica
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Bus from Szeged Autóbusz-Állomás to Burgas ul. Knyaz A. Batenberg
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Subotica to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Farlang TC doo
Phone
+381 21 832 682
Website
farlangtc.com
Bus from Subotica to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
farlangtc.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Szeged to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Burgas to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Szeged, Viztorony tér to Arad, autogara Transdara
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Arad to Ruse
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $34
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Ruse to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ruse to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Szeged to Istanbul?

The distance between Szeged and Istanbul is 916 km. The road distance is 1167 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Szeged to Istanbul?

The cheapest way to get from Szeged to Istanbul is to bus which costs 13 000 Ft - 17 000 Ft and takes 25 h 49 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Szeged to Istanbul?

The quickest way to get from Szeged to Istanbul is to train and fly which takes 6 h 56 min and costs 19 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

Is there a direct bus between Szeged and Istanbul?

No, there is no direct bus from Szeged to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Szeged and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Szeged to Istanbul?

It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Szeged to Istanbul, including transfers.