Istanbul to Antalya bus

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Istanbul - Antalya Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 40 intercity buses per day from Istanbul to Antalya. Traveling by bus from Istanbul to Antalya usually takes around 12 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 10 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance299 mi (481 km)
Shortest duration10h 45m
Cheapest price$18.27
Trips per day40
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Istanbul to Antalya

Monthly average prices


What bus companies travel from Istanbul to Antalya?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Istanbul to Antalya. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus4012h 36m$24.03
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 40 trips from Istanbul to Antalya, and usually makes the trip in about 12 hours and 36 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 299 miles from Istanbul to Antalya. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Istanbul to Antalya at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Istanbul to Antalya, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 40 scheduled buses that travel from Istanbul to Antalya every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Istanbul to Antalya without transferring.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Istanbul?

Main departure station: Esenler Otogarı Otoparkı

Buses to Antalya leave from 3 stations in Istanbul.

All bus stations in Istanbul:

  • Esenler Otogarı Otoparkı

  • Alibeykoy

  • Dudullu Bus Sta

Where does the bus arrive in Antalya?

Main arrival station: Büyükşehir Otobüs Terminali No:28-56

All buses from Istanbul arrive at one main station in Antalya.

All bus stations in Antalya:

  • Büyükşehir Otobüs Terminali No:28-56

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