Thessaloniki to Istanbul

Thessaloniki to Istanbul Istanbul to Thessaloniki
Between Thessaloniki, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey we found up to 11 bus departures, including 5 night buses. The earliest bus departure from Thessaloniki is at 00:15 arriving to Istanbul at 09:00 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 23:59 and arrives at 09:00 the following day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from €39 to €42.

Traveling by bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul

The shortest travel distance between Thessaloniki and Istanbul is 595 km. The fastest bus which departs at 00:15 has a travel time of 08:45h. The longest travel time on the route is 10:20h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: air condition, wifi and toilet. While some of the buses are direct, there are also the ones which stop for a short break in Kavala, Xanthi and Komotini.

Overnight buses

If you want to travel overnight and save money on accommodation or arrive in Istanbul earlier, there are 5 night buses from Thessaloniki to Istanbul. The overnight buses depart between 20:00 and 23:59 and arrive between 06:00 and 09:00 the following day. Below are the most popular night departures to Istanbul:

Bus companies

There is a total of 2 bus companies operating the routes. These bus companies have been rated 2 times. Here you can see the most popular bus companies operating this route and their overall rating.

Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Thessaloniki or Istanbul, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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You can see information about the departure station and stops Thessaloniki here

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You can see information about the arrival station and stops Istanbul here

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: €39 (One-Way) or €78 (Return).

Trip reviews from Thessaloniki to Istanbul

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