You can get from Plovdiv to Istanbul by train, bus or flight.
To get from Plovdiv to Istanbul on 21 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||230 miles (371 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach|
|Fastest mode||Coach • £18 • 6 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||Arda Tur|
Take a coach to travel 230 miles (371 km) from Plovdiv to Istanbul. Arda Tur is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Plovdiv to Istanbul.
Travel between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Istanbul, Turkey is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.
Conditions of entry into Turkey:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Turkey has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 15/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Plovdiv and Istanbul.
Return travel to Plovdiv, Bulgaria from Turkey is: Partially open.
Entry into Bulgaria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.
Requirements for reentering Bulgaria:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Bulgaria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Plovdiv, Bulgaria was last verified on 17/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Plovdiv from Istanbul.
Travel Plovdiv to Istanbul by coach.
The fastest way to travel from Plovdiv to Istanbul is by coach, which requires on average 6 h 30 min of travel time.
You should expect to travel around 230 miles (371 km) from Plovdiv to Istanbul.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Plovdiv to Istanbul:
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Yes, there is a direct service from Plovdiv to Istanbul:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Istanbul tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.
When planning your trip between Plovdiv and Istanbul, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Plovdiv and Istanbul online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.