There are 7 ways to get from Xánthi to Istanbul by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Xanthi to Istanbul Esenler Otogar

89 ₺ - 113 ₺

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Bus via Xánthi  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Xánthi to Istanbul Otogari

73 ₺ - 107 ₺

5 alternative options

Bus via Xanthi Thermopilon  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Xanthi Thermopilon to Istanbul Büyük Otogari Thessaloniki - Istanbul

196 ₺ - 279 ₺

Bus via Komotini  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Xanthi to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Istanbul

143 ₺ - 154 ₺

Train, bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Xanthi to Alexandroupoli Port Θεσσαλονίκη - Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogari

88 ₺ - 147 ₺

Drive  •  4h 40m

  1. Drive from Xánthi to Istanbul 392.2 km

400 ₺ - 600 ₺

Fly  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from Kavala (KVA) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) KVA - IST

990 ₺ - 2.756 ₺

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The cheapest way to get from Xánthi to Istanbul is to bus which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Xánthi to Istanbul is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Xánthi to Istanbul. However, there are services departing from Xanthi and arriving at Istanbul via Komotini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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The distance between Xánthi and Istanbul is 341 km. The road distance is 392.2 km.

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The best way to get from Xánthi to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 6h 44m and costs 11€ - 16€.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Xánthi to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Xánthi to Istanbul bus services, operated by KTEL Xanthis, depart from Xanthi station.

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The best way to get from Xánthi to Istanbul is to bus which takes 6h 44m and costs 11€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 130€ - 380€ and takes 8h 46m.

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There is no direct flight from Kavala Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Xánthi to Istanbul bus services, operated by KTEL Rodopis, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Map of how to get from Xánthi to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 340.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 44m

What companies run services between Xánthi, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey?

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Xanthi to Istanbul Esenler Otogar once daily. Tickets cost 80 ₺ - 110 ₺ and the journey takes 6h 30m. Alternatively, Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Xánthi to Istanbul every 4 hours.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 4.900 ₺
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 ₺ - 5.500 ₺
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
900 ₺ - 3.100 ₺
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.600 ₺ - 4.700 ₺
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 ₺ - 2.800 ₺
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Xanthi to Alexandroupoli Port
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 50 ₺
Website
trainose.gr
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Xanthi to Istanbul Esenler Otogar
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 ₺ - 110 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 ₺ - 95 ₺
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Xánthi to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65 ₺ - 110 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 75 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Xanthi Thermopilon to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 ₺ - 280 ₺
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Komotini
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
39 ₺
Schedules at
KTEL Xanthis
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Komotini
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
39 ₺
Schedules at
KTEL Rodopis
Bus from Komotini to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
112 ₺
Schedules at
KTEL Rodopis
KTEL Serron
Phone
23210-22822
Email
ktelserres@gmail.com
Website
ktelserron.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Komotini
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30 ₺ - 45 ₺
Schedules at
KTEL Serron

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Yes, the driving distance between Xánthi to Istanbul is 392 km. It takes approximately 4h 40m to drive from Xánthi to Istanbul.

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Aegean Airlines, Ryanair, Olympic Air and three other airlines offer flights from Kavala Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 3368+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 750 ₺ per night.

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