Burgas to Istanbul coach

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Burgas - Istanbul Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity coaches per day from Burgas to Istanbul. Traveling by coach from Burgas to Istanbul usually takes around 6 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest Citylines coach can make the trip in 4 hours,

Distance130 mi (209 km)
Shortest duration4h 0m
Cheapest price£21.49
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceArda Tur
Coach lines2

What coach companies travel from Burgas to Istanbul?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Burgas to Istanbul that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Arda Tur usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Arda Tur46h 39m£25.11
Citylines35h 51m£28.34
  • Arda Tur is a Bulgarian intercity coach company serving a large number of cities in Bulgaria as well as destinations across Europe, like Czech Republic, Austria, and Germany. Onboard, you’ll find extra legroom, air conditioning, restrooms, complimentary WiFi and power outlets. There are also snacks and drinks available for purchase as well.

  • Citylines, a prominent Bulgarian bus company based in Sofia, offers an extensive network of routes connecting cities within Bulgaria and beyond, operating numerous daily trips. The company's services extend to countries such as Greece, Turkey, Montenegro, and Germany, providing convenient travel options for passengers. One of Citylines' popular routes is the 12-hour journey from Sofia to Athens, which runs twice daily, and passengers can enjoy amenities such as air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and Wi-Fi connectivity for a comfortable and convenient travel experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 130 miles from Burgas to Istanbul. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Thursday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Istanbul, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Burgas to Istanbul, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 7 scheduled coaches that travel from Burgas to Istanbul every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Burgas to Istanbul without transferring.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Burgas?

Main departure station: Avtogara Yug

Burgas has two coach stations with service to Istanbul.

All coach stations in Burgas:

  • Avtogara Yug

  • Burgas Tsaritsa Yoanna

Where does the coach arrive in Istanbul?

Main arrival station: Istanbul Esenler Otogari

All coaches from Burgas arrive at one main station in Istanbul.

Coach stations in Istanbul:

  • Istanbul Esenler Otogari

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