The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Plovdiv to Istanbul will cost around £ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.
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6 h 30 m
6 h 30 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Plovdiv for Istanbul every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 371 km distance in an average of 6 h 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 30 m .
The slowest buses will take 6 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||230 miles (371 km)|
|Average coach duration||6 h 30 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£18 (€20)|
Coaches from Plovdiv to Istanbul cover the 230 miles (371 km) long route taking on average 6 h 30 min with our travel partners like Karat-S. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £18, but the average price of coach tickets is £18.
Travel between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Istanbul, Turkey by coach is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Turkey, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach between Plovdiv and Istanbul before travelling.
Return travel from Turkey to Bulgaria is: Partially open.
Entry into Bulgaria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Bulgaria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your coach to Plovdiv from Istanbul.
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