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Istanbul to Mersin by bus

The journey from Istanbul to Mersin by bus is 422 mi and takes 13 hr 52 min. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:35 AM and the last at 10:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Istanbul to Mersin by bus for as little as $36.16 or as much as $36.23. The best price for this journey is $36.16.

Lowest Price$36.16
Journey Duration13 hr 52 min
Connection per Day13
Lowest Price$36.16
Highest Price$36.23
First Departure5:35 AM
Last Departure10:50 PM
Distance422 mi
CarriersMetro Turizm, Kâmil Koç

Istanbul to Mersin Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 26, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Istanbul to Mersin cost?

When you're traveling from Istanbul to Mersin, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $36.18. You might be able to find prices as low as $36.16, 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, a bus ticket from Istanbul to Mersin will cost you $36.18. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Istanbul to Mersin by bus?

The journey between Istanbul and Mersin by bus is approximately 422 mi. It will take you more or less 13 hr 52 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The distance between Istanbul and Mersin is around 422 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 13 hr 52 min. However, the fastest routes between Istanbul and Mersin take 12 hr 30 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Istanbul to Mersin?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Istanbul to Mersin leaving at 5:35 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 10:50 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Istanbul at 5:35 AM, and the last departure will leave at 10:50 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Istanbul to Mersin can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do departures from Istanbul leave for Mersin?

You will be able to travel from Istanbul to Mersin using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 13 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Istanbul to Mersin using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 13 direct connections from Istanbul to Mersin each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Istanbul to Mersin. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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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 Mersin.

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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 $25.54 to $38.29 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 33% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Istanbul to Mersin

The cheapest Istanbul - Mersin bus tickets can be found for as low as $22.56 if you’re lucky, or $26.94 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $36.32.

Find the best day to travel to Mersin by bus

When travelling to Mersin 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

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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.

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Istanbul to Mersin CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Istanbul to Mersin?
A bus ticket from Istanbul to Mersin is $36.18. 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 $36.16.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Istanbul to Mersin?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Istanbul to Mersin is $36.16. 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 Mersin by bus?
Istanbul to Mersin is 422 mi.
How long does the bus between Istanbul and Mersin take?
Istanbul to Mersin is on average 13 hr 52 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 12 hr 30 min.
Which companies operate from Istanbul to Mersin?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Mersin is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Metro Turizm and Kâmil Koç.
How many bus connections per day go from Istanbul to Mersin?
Istanbul to Mersin has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Istanbul to Mersin leave?
The earliest bus from Istanbul to Mersin departs at 5:35 AM. 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 Mersin depart?
The latest bus from Istanbul to Mersin departs at 10:50 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 Mersin 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 $36.16 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 Mersin?
There are on average 13 direct connection(s) from Istanbul to go to Mersin.
What's the fastest journey time between Istanbul to Mersin by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Istanbul and Mersin is 12 hr 30 min.
Is there a direct bus from Istanbul to Mersin?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Istanbul and Mersin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Istanbul to Mersin by bus?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Mersin creates 50.94kg of CO2 emissions.

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