Istanbul to Burgas

Istanbul to Burgas

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Istanbul to Burgas Schedule

Istanbul to Burgas Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Union Ivkoni International Standard AC 19:00 - 01:30TRY 244
Istanbul Seyahat Standard 2X2 19:00 - 01:00TRY 230
Lux Perla Standard 2X2 18:00 - 00:00TRY 166

Transportation from Istanbul to Burgas

How to get from Istanbul to Burgas

When you want to get from Istanbul to Burgas, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Bus. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about TRY 5,455. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as TRY 166.

How far is Istanbul from Burgas?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Istanbul to Burgas. Your trip will be a total of 217 miles (349 km). The flying distance is 145 miles (233 km).

How long does it take to get from Istanbul to Burgas?

The travel time from Istanbul to Burgas can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 6 to 33 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Istanbul to Burgas?

The cost of the trip from Istanbul to Burgas varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Lux Perla: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as TRY 166 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as TRY 5,455.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Istanbul to Burgas:

  • Bus tickets - TRY 165 to TRY 243;
  • Plane tickets - TRY 942 to TRY 5,455;

How many trips per day are there between Istanbul and Burgas?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Istanbul to Burgas depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 18:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Istanbul to Burgas. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is TRY 942.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Istanbul to Burgas
Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Nordwind Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, SkyUp Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines


Taking a bus from Istanbul to Burgas is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Istanbul to Burgas

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Istanbul to Burgas? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 50% users took a plane.
  • 50% decided to go for a bus.