There are 6 ways to get from Xánthi to Istanbul by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Xanthi to Istanbul Otogar

$11 - $24

5 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Xanthi to Pythion Ic 90
  2. Take the train from Bahçıvanova to Halkali 81721

$41 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Xánthi to Istanbul 245.1 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Kavala  •  8 h 37 min

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

$137 - $684

Bus to Thessaloniki, fly  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Xanthi to Thessaloniki
  2. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Istanbul (IST) SKG - IST

$87 - $226

Bus, bus to Canakkale, fly  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Xánthi to Kesan
  2. Take the bus from Kesan to Canakkale
  3. Fly from Canakkale (CKZ) to Istanbul (IST) CKZ - IST

$82 - $187

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

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Xánthi to Istanbul 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $23 and the journey takes 7 h. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Xánthi to Istanbul via Pythion, Bahçıvanova, and Halkali in around 9 h 32 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Thessaloniki to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Thessaloniki to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Thessaloniki to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Kavala to Istanbul via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Canakkale to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Xanthi to Pythion
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$13 - $18
First Class
$16 - $22
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Bahçıvanova to Halkali
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Xanthi to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Xanthi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Keşan to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Xánthi to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Xánthi to Kesan
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Iskece to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kesan to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $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 Xanthi to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Xánthi and Istanbul is 341 km. The road distance is 392 km.

The cheapest way to get from Xánthi to Istanbul is to bus which costs 9€ - 21€ and takes 7 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Xánthi to Istanbul is to drive which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Xánthi to Istanbul, including transfers.