Budapest to Istanbul bus

Cheap bus tickets from Budapest to Istanbul

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Cheapest

137

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137

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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11:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar32h35 09:10AMIstanbul
1 transfer
1371One-way

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Bus times from Budapest to Istanbul

Showing times and prices for Aug 12

Fastest Journey

1d 8 h 35 m

Average

1d 8 h 35 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

1067 km

It's difficult to get from Budapest to Istanbul without transferring at least once.

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11:35PMBudapest, Népliget autóbusz-pályaudvar32h35 09:10AMIstanbul
1 transfer
1371One-way

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Overview: Bus from Budapest to Istanbul

distanceDistance662 miles (1067 km)
durationAverage bus duration31 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$122 (€111)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or Karat-S

Buses from Budapest to Istanbul cover the 662 miles (1067 km) long trip taking on average 31 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or Karat-S. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $122 (€111), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $107 (€97). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Budapest to Istanbul

For as little as $107 (€97) you can travel by bus to Istanbul from Budapest with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $107

Travel Tips: Bus to Istanbul from Budapest

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 Budapest to Istanbul.
FAQs

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Istanbul, Turkey by bus is: Fully open.

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

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

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

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 Budapest and Istanbul before traveling.

The restriction level for your return bus to Budapest, Hungary from Istanbul is: Fully open.

Is my return bus into Budapest from Istanbul restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Budapest from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Budapest and Istanbul for the next 7 days starting from $107 (€97)  one way.
The bus price to Istanbul from Budapest is on average $122 (€111)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The distance to Istanbul from Budapest by bus is approximately 662 miles (1067 km).
On average the Budapest to Istanbul bus time is 31 h 35 min  covering the 662 miles (1067 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few bus stations in Budapest to start your trip from including Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar, Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér (Terminal 2). 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 Budapest-Déli   and arrive in Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Budapest-Déli, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Budapest.

The most popular arrival bus station, Istanbul, Büyük Otogari, is located 6.6 miles (10.7 km) away from the city center of Istanbul.

For the journey from Budapest to Istanbul you can take a bus with Flixbus or Karat-S. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to Istanbul from Budapest on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
You can take the earliest bus from Budapest to Istanbul at 9: 35 PM   or take the last bus from Budapest to Istanbul leaving at 9: 35 PM. Look for the latest Budapest to Istanbul bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.
If you purchase the Budapest to Istanbul bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $122 (€111). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Istanbul from Budapest. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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