Bus from Istanbul to Athens

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What are the cheapest bus tickets for the Istanbul Athens bus route? Which bus is the quickest? Compare every bus company that serves the bus route from Istanbul to Athens. Get all bus schedules with a single click!

Facts about the Istanbul Athens bus route

Cheapest Bus$67.72
Fastest Bus21h 30m
Earliest Bus8:00 AM
Latest Bus11:59 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance349.2 miles
Bus CompaniesVip Arda Tur, Busbud, Union Ivkoni, Tourist Service Holding
Are you searching for a bus from Istanbul to Athens?
You've come to the right place! With CheckMyBus, you can compare all available offers for the Istanbul Athens bus route. In our search engine, you receive info about departure times, the exact bus stops, travel durations as well as the the best ticket prices. We’ll help you compare bus companies offering this route, including Vip Arda Tur, Busbud or Union Ivkoni. Want to know if the bus offers air conditioning, WiFi or electrical sockets? We’ll show you which equipment different companies have.
You can see cheap buses to Athens from Istanbul over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in Istanbul and Athens so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond Athens, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from Istanbul, as well as popular airport shuttles from Athens.

The cheapest bus routes from Istanbul to Athens

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No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Vip Arda Tur
    10:30 PM
    Duration 30h 0m
    4:30 AM
  • Vip Arda Tur
    11:59 PM
    Duration 28h 31m
    4:30 AM
  • Vip Arda Tur
    8:00 AM
    Duration 21h 30m
    5:30 AM

What are the cheapest buses from Istanbul to Athens you would typically find?

Bus schedules may change. Below, you'll find bus companies that usually provide the bus route Istanbul to Athens but are currently out of service.
  • Busbud
    11:59 PM
    Duration 6h 31m
    6:30 AM
    Temporarily not available: last found 04/11/2021
  • Union Ivkoni
    7:00 PM
    Duration 12h 40m
    7:40 AM
    Temporarily not available: last found 05/27/2021
  • Tourist Service Holding
    6:00 PM
    Duration 12h 15m
    6:15 AM
    Temporarily not available: last found 05/26/2021

Bus Istanbul Athens: Further Information

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After getting all the results, you can compare all bus tickets for the Istanbul Athens bus route. Then, you can consider several factors. Busbud offers the cheapest tickets at $36.46, while the fastest connection takes 21h 30m. In the end, you can decide if you'd prefer the cheapest ticket, the quickest journey or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you're searching for, we can help you find the best deal for your travel needs!
Optimize your search results based on your travel needs. You can sort by by price, departure and arrival time and filter bus stops and companies for the most relevant results.
You can also compare other modes of transportation departing from Istanbul and arriving in Athens. In our search results, you can also compare available trains, carpooling and flights.
We hope you enjoy your bus trip from Istanbul to Athens!

Bus stops in Istanbul and Athens

Leof. Eleftheriou Venizelou 69, 105 64  Athens  (Greece)
Athens - Leoforou Kifisou
Athens  (Greece)
Athens Acharnon
Acharnon 12, 104 33  Athens  (Greece)

Bus Istanbul to Athens: FAQs about the route

How much does a bus ticket from Istanbul to Athens cost?

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $67.72 and takes 6h 31m to get to Athens. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

How much can I save after comparing tickets for the Istanbul to Athens bus route?

This route is connected by 4 bus companies with ticket prices ranging from $36.46 to $102.49. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as early as you can to ensure you get the cheapest bus deal to Athens.

How many daily bus routes are available from Istanbul to Athens on average?

Each day, the bus route from Istanbul to Athens is offered by about 2 connections. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

How long does the Istanbul Athens bus route take?

Busbud offers the quickest bus from Istanbul to Athens, which can take 21h 30m. Tickets for this connection cost $36.46. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct bus route from Istanbul to Athens?

For the Istanbul Athens bus route, our search engine currently compares 1 direct bus connection with the following company: Vip Arda Tur

When does the first trip depart for the Istanbul Athens bus route?

The earliest bus to Athens departs from Istanbul at 8:00 AM. However, bus schedules may vary on weekends and holidays. To find exactly when the bus is running on your planned travel date, check our search engine.

When does the last trip depart for the Istanbul Athens bus route?

The latest bus trip from Istanbul to Athens departs at 11:59 PM. Please keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. You can use our search engine to find the available times on your planned travel date.

Which companies are running for the Istanbul Athens bus route?

When taking the Istanbul Athens bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as Vip Arda Tur, Busbud and Union Ivkoni. By using our search engine, you can compare all available bus trips to find one that works for you.

What can I bring with me on the bus from Istanbul to Athens?

Different bus companies have varying restrictions about what is and isn't allowed on board. Typically, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you for the Istanbul Athens bus route for free. Find a bus that best serves your travel needs by using our search engine for your preferred travel date.

What equipment is available on the bus from Istanbul to Athens?

What equipment is on board differs from company to company. Generally, many intercity buses provide WiFi to let you keep your friends up to date about your location during the trip. Air conditioning systems provide ventilation to maximize comfort while travelling. With our search engine, you can find precise information about the equipment of the bus from Istanbul to Athens on your preferred travel date.

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