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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Thessaloniki to Istanbul from various bus operators like Arda Tur, Simeonidis Tours or Lilian Express for the next days.
today
from $43
tomorrow
from $43
Tuesday
from $43
Wednesday
from $43
Thursday
from $43
Friday
from $43
Saturday
from $43

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Arda Tur
    9h 15m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    5:15 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Arda Tur
    9h 1m
    11:59 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    9:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $43
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $49
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $50

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:15 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    9:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Arda Tur
    10h 20m
    8:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:50 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $43
  • FlixBus
    17h 0m
    3:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    8:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $44
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $49

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:15 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    9:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Arda Tur
    9h 20m
    8:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    5:50 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $43
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $49
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $50

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Arda Tur
    10h 20m
    8:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:50 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Arda Tur
    10h 5m
    8:45 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:50 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $43
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $49
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $50

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:15 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    9:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Arda Tur
    10h 20m
    8:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:50 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $43
  • FlixBus
    17h 0m
    3:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    8:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $44
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $49

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:15 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    9:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Arda Tur
    10h 20m
    8:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:50 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $43
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $49
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $50

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Arda Tur
    8h 45m
    12:15 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    9:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Arda Tur
    9h 20m
    8:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    5:50 PM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $43
  • Lilian Express
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Central Bus Station
    Lilian Express
    Economy
    $43
  • Simeonidis Tours
    10h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul
    Simeonidis Tours
    Economy
    $49

Frequency of bus connections between Thessaloniki and Istanbul

See here how frequent the connections between Thessaloniki and Istanbul are, during different times and days of the week.
Thursday is the busiest day, with more than 17 daily buses from Thessaloniki to Istanbul. Sunday has instead the fewest connections, with only 8 daily coaches between Thessaloniki and Istanbul.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 48 buses from Thessaloniki to Istanbul, while Afternoon sees the fewest connections between Thessaloniki and Istanbul, with 4 offers.

Facts about the bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul

Compare all providers like Arda Tur, Simeonidis Tours and Lilian Express that travel 12 times every day by bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul in one click! Book your bus ticket from Thessaloniki to Istanbul starting from $43!

Cheapest Bus $43
Fastest Bus 8h 45m
Earliest Bus 3:00 PM
Latest Bus 11:59 PM
Daily Bus Routes 12 Ø
Distance 316.5 miles
Bus Companies Arda Tur, Simeonidis Tours, Lilian Express and FlixBus

Cheapest bus connections from Thessaloniki to Istanbul

Every day, 12 buses from 4 bus companies leave Thessaloniki for Istanbul: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/26/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/26
$49
Monday 05/27
$44
Tuesday 05/28
$49
Wednesday 05/29
$49
Thursday 05/30
$44
Friday 05/31
$49
Saturday 06/01
$50
Sunday 06/02
$44
Monday 06/03
$40
Tuesday 06/04
$50
Wednesday 06/05
$44
Thursday 06/06
$44
Friday 06/07
$40
Saturday 06/08
$40
Sunday 06/09
$43
Monday 06/10
$49
Tuesday 06/11
$44
Wednesday 06/12
$49
Thursday 06/13
$49
Friday 06/14
$44
Saturday 06/15
$49
Sunday 06/16
$44
Monday 06/17
$49
Tuesday 06/18
$44
Wednesday 06/19
$49
Thursday 06/20
$49
Friday 06/21
$44
Saturday 06/22

The cheapest time to travel from Thessaloniki to Istanbul

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Thessaloniki to Istanbul, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $43, Sunday is the cheapest day for a bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $43.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Thessaloniki to Istanbul, with $43. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $44.

How to save money travelling from Thessaloniki to Istanbul

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Thessaloniki to Istanbul in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Thessaloniki to Istanbul are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Thessaloniki to Istanbul

These are the most booked bus companies between Thessaloniki to Istanbul from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Thessaloniki and Istanbul

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Thessaloniki and Istanbul.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Thessaloniki to Istanbul? Or which bus companies serve the route Thessaloniki to Istanbul? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Thessaloniki to Istanbul bus

How much does a Thessaloniki Istanbul bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $43 and takes 9h 15m to reach Istanbul. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Thessaloniki to Istanbul?

This route is offered by 4 companies with a range of ticket prices between $43 and $66. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Istanbul.

On average, how many connections are available from Thessaloniki to Istanbul each day?

Every day, the Thessaloniki to Istanbul bus route is served by approximately 12 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Thessaloniki to Istanbul take?

The fastest bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul is offered by Arda Tur and takes 8h 45m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $50. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul?

The earliest bus arriving in Istanbul from Thessaloniki starts at 3:00 PM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul?

The latest bus trip departing from Thessaloniki for Istanbul starts at 11:59 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Thessaloniki Istanbul route?

When traveling by bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul, passengers can travel with Arda Tur, Simeonidis Tours and Lilian Express. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Thessaloniki and Istanbul?

You can check all the direct connections between Thessaloniki and Istanbul by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Arda Tur, Simeonidis Tours and Lilian Express.

What can I take with me on the Thessaloniki to Istanbul bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Thessaloniki Istanbul bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Thessaloniki Istanbul bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Thessaloniki to Istanbul on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Thessaloniki to Istanbul

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from Thessaloniki and Istanbul

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Thessaloniki and from Istanbul. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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