Between Thessaloniki and Istanbul we found up to 6 bus departures, including 4 night buses. The earliest departure from Thessaloniki is at 01:30 arriving to Istanbul at 20:30. The latest departure is at 23:00 arriving at 08:00. Prices for a one way adult ticket range from 45 € to 53 €.
Most popular departures between Thessaloniki and Istanbul
The shortest travel distance between Thessaloniki (GR) and Istanbul (TR) is 595 km. The fastest bus which departs at 22:00 has a travel time of 09:00h. The longest travel time on the route is 19:00h. Some of the busses going from Thessaloniki to Istanbul have stops in Kavala, Xanthi, Komotini and Alexandroupoli. Specific information about each route can be found by clicking the route in the search results.
Overnight bus Thessaloniki to Istanbul
If you want to travel overnight, there are 4 night buses from Thessaloniki to Istanbul. The overnight buses depart between 14:30 and 23:00 and arrive between 08:00 and 08:00 in the morning.
Bus departures on this route are operated by the following bus companies:
In total the bus route between Thessaloniki and Istanbul has been rated 3 times.
Departure and arrival station
You can see information about the departure station and stops Thessaloniki here
You can see information about the arrival station and stops Istanbul here
Summary of the ticket price from Thessaloniki to Istanbul
Cheapest single adult ticket:
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80 € (45 + 35)
Cheapest single child ticket:
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40 € (23 + 17)
Cheapest single student ticket:
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Reviews from Thessaloniki to Istanbul
By Anonymous 25.08.2019. 23:07
Value for money
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By Hannah 20.02.2019. 12:31
Value for money
More than 10 hours of ride and it felt like 10 minutes, the staff was extremely polite and helpful, there were enough breaks and we would repeat this experience anytime! The bus was also quite good, we could even recharge our phones