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There are 7 ways to get from Turkey to Kosovo by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Pristina  •  2h 23m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Pristina (PRN) IST - PRN

$64 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Prishtine

$31 - $46

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Fly to Skopje, drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Skopje (SKP) IST - SKP
  2. Drive from Skopje to Gjilan

$96 - $195

Bus, train via Istanbul  •  16h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina Ic 892

$42 - $64

Bus, train  •  18h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina Ic 892

$37 - $80

Bus, train via Sofia  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Pristina

$48 - $104

Drive  •  9h 13m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Pristina 518.8 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Turkey to Kosovo is to bus which costs 170 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 16h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Turkey to Kosovo is to fly which costs 360 ₺ - 900 ₺ and takes 2h 23m.

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The distance between Turkey and Kosovo is 1250 km. The road distance is 830.1 km.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Kosovo without a car is to bus and train via Istanbul which takes 16h 42m and costs 230 ₺ - 370 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Turkey to Kosovo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Kosovo is to fly which takes 2h 23m and costs 360 ₺ - 900 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 170 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 16h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Pristina Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Kosovo is 1h behind Turkey. It is currently 5:59 PM in Turkey and 4:59 PM in Kosovo.

Yes, the driving distance between Turkey to Kosovo is 830 km. It takes approximately 9h 13m to drive from Turkey to Kosovo.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Pristina Airport.

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  • Distance: 781.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

What companies run services between Turkey and Kosovo?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Pristina twice daily. Alternatively, Alpar Turizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Pristina once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 15h 16m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Pristina
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Skopje via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Pristina
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Prishtine
Ave. Duration
15h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34 - $39
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
ms.mk
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com

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There are 184+ hotels available in Kosovo. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Turkey to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to taxi which takes 31m and costs 100 ₺ - 130 ₺.

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