Bucharest to Istanbul bus

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48

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48

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.

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10:00PMBucuresti, Autogara Militari11h10 09:10AMIstanbul
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481One-way

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Bus times from Bucharest to Istanbul

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Fastest Journey

11 h 10 m

Average

11 h 10 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

445 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Bucharest for Istanbul every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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10:00PMBucuresti, Autogara Militari11h10 09:10AMIstanbul
0 transfers
481One-way

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Overview: Bus from Bucharest to Istanbul

distanceDistance276 miles (445 km)
durationAverage bus duration10 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$52 (€48)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersInfobus or Flixbus

Buses from Bucharest to Istanbul cover the 276 miles (445 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 10 min with our travel partners like Infobus or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $52 (€48), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $52 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Bucharest and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Bucharest to Istanbul

For as little as $52 (€48) you can travel by bus between Bucharest and Istanbul with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $52

Travel Tips: Bus to Istanbul from Bucharest

Take the bus to Istanbul easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bucharest to Istanbul.
FAQs

Travel between Bucharest, Romania and Istanbul, Turkey by bus is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Turkey from Romania?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Turkey from Bucharest?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Istanbul, Turkey?

When traveling in Turkey, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Bucharest and Istanbul before traveling.

Return travel from Turkey to Romania is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bucharest from Istanbul?

Entry into Romania is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Romania from Istanbul?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Bucharest, Romania?

The government of Romania has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 8/3/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Bucharest from Istanbul.

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Bucharest to Istanbul for as low as $52 (€48)  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bucharest to Istanbul bus to cost on average $52 (€48)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 276 miles (445 km)  between Bucharest and Istanbul by bus.
While the time it takes to travel 276 miles (445 km) from Bucharest to Istanbul can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Bucharest to Istanbul bus journey time is on average 10 h 10 min.

There are a few bus stations in Bucharest to start your journey from including Bucharest, Autogara Filaret and Bucharest, Piata Buzesti. In Istanbul you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Istanbul, Büyük Otogari, Istanbul, Büyük Otogar Esenler and İstanbul, Cumhuriyet Cd. / Merkez Cami Sk. (Avcilar).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bucharest   and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Bucharest, located approximately 2.5 miles (4.1 km) from the city center of Bucharest. The most popular arrival bus station in Istanbul, called Istanbul, Büyük Otogari, is located around 6.6 miles (10.7 km) away from its city center.

Take the Bucharest to Istanbul bus with Infobus or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip from Bucharest to Istanbul as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can find a direct bus to Istanbul from Bucharest with Flixbus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
The earliest bus for this route departs from Bucharest at 1: 00 PM. The last bus leaves from Bucharest at 7: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Bucharest to Istanbul and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets to Istanbul from Bucharest within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $52 (€48) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Bucharest to Istanbul a few months in advance.

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