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Istanbul to Erzurum by bus

The journey from Istanbul to Erzurum by bus is 652.7 mi and takes 18 hr 36 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:00 PM and the last at 10:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Istanbul to Erzurum by bus for as little as $30.60 or as much as $40.98. The best price for this journey is $30.60.

Lowest Price$30.60
Journey Duration18 hr 36 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$30.60
Highest Price$40.98
First Departure12:00 PM
Last Departure10:55 PM
Distance652.7 mi
CarriersMetro Turizm, FlixBus

Istanbul to Erzurum Bus Times

Departure date
Friday, Mar 1, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Istanbul to Erzurum by bus?

When you're traveling from Istanbul to Erzurum, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $34.51. You might be able to find prices as low as $30.60, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $34.51 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Istanbul to Erzurum.

How long does it take to get from Istanbul to Erzurum by bus?

With a distance of 652.7 mi between Istanbul and Erzurum, it will usually take 18 hr 36 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 18 hr 36 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Istanbul and Erzurum is around 652.7 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 18 hr 36 min. However, the fastest routes between Istanbul and Erzurum take 16 hr 25 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Istanbul to Erzurum leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Istanbul to Erzurum, which usually leaves at 12:00 PM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 10:55 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from Istanbul to Erzurum leaves at 12:00 PM, while the last journey sets out at 10:55 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Istanbul and Erzurum. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Istanbul to Erzurum take place each day?

On average, there are 4 daily departures from Istanbul to Erzurum. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 4 departures from Istanbul which travel directly to Erzurum. There are 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Istanbul to Erzurum. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Istanbul to Erzurum.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Istanbul to Erzurum, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Istanbul to Erzurum.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $29.54 to $35.39 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 17% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Istanbul to Erzurum

The cheapest Istanbul - Erzurum bus tickets can be found for as low as $11.22 if you’re lucky, or $20.78 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $34.82.

Find the best day to travel to Erzurum by bus

When travelling to Erzurum by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Metro Turizm is a Turkish bus company that provides intercity transportation services across Turkey. The company was founded in 1992 and has since grown to become one of the largest bus operators in the country. Metro Turizm operates a fleet of modern buses equipped with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and comfortable seating. The company offers a range of ticket options, including standard, luxury, and sleeper seats. Metro Turizm also provides online booking services, making it easy for passengers to plan their travel and purchase tickets in advance. The company is committed to providing safe, reliable, and affordable transportation services to its customers.

Services on board Metro Turizm and FlixBus from Istanbul to Erzurum
Compare services on board when travelling from Istanbul to Erzurum by bus.
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Istanbul to Erzurum CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Istanbul to Erzurum?
A bus ticket from Istanbul to Erzurum is $34.51. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $30.60.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Istanbul to Erzurum?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Istanbul to Erzurum is $30.60. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Istanbul and Erzurum by bus?
Istanbul to Erzurum is 652.7 mi.
How long does the bus between Istanbul and Erzurum take?
Istanbul to Erzurum is on average 18 hr 36 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 16 hr 25 min.
Which companies operate from Istanbul to Erzurum?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Erzurum is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Metro Turizm and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Istanbul to Erzurum?
Istanbul to Erzurum has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Istanbul to Erzurum leave?
The earliest bus from Istanbul to Erzurum departs at 12:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Istanbul to Erzurum depart?
The latest bus from Istanbul to Erzurum departs at 10:55 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Istanbul to Erzurum in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $30.60 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Istanbul to Erzurum?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Istanbul to go to Erzurum.
What's the fastest journey time between Istanbul to Erzurum by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Istanbul and Erzurum is 16 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct bus from Istanbul to Erzurum?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Istanbul and Erzurum.
What are the CO2 emissions for Istanbul to Erzurum by bus?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Erzurum creates 78.78kg of CO2 emissions.

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