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Istanbul to Samsun by bus

The journey from Istanbul to Samsun by bus is 384.75 mi and takes 11 hr 20 min. There are 62 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:20 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Istanbul to Samsun by bus for as little as $20.12 or as much as $38.32. The best price for this journey is $20.12.

Lowest Price$20.12
Journey Duration11 hr 20 min
Connection per Day62
Lowest Price$20.12
Highest Price$38.32
First Departure12:20 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance384.75 mi
DepartureIstanbul
ArrivalSamsun
CarriersFlixBus, Lüks Artvin SeyahatMore

Istanbul to Samsun Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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Planning to travel from Istanbul to Samsun? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much do bus tickets from Istanbul to Samsun cost?

On average, a bus ticket from Istanbul to Samsun will cost you $34.54. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $20.12. 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $34.54 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 Samsun.

How long does the journey from Istanbul to Samsun take by bus?

With a distance of 384.75 mi between Istanbul and Samsun, it will usually take 11 hr 20 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 11 hr 20 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Istanbul and Samsun runs for about 384.75 mi and usually takes approximately 11 hr 20 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 9 hr 40 min. If you are trying to get from Istanbul to Samsun as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

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

You will be able to travel from Istanbul to Samsun using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 62 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 Samsun 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, 62 direct connections from Istanbul to Samsun 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 Samsun. 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 Samsun.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Istanbul to Samsun, 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 Samsun.

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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The cheapest Istanbul - Samsun bus tickets can be found for as low as $14.10 if you’re lucky, or $20.24 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $33.75.

Find the best day to travel to Samsun by bus

When travelling to Samsun 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.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

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 FlixBus and Metro Turizm from Istanbul to Samsun
Compare services on board when travelling from Istanbul to Samsun by bus.
Facilities FlixBus Metro Turizm
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luggage Luggage check cross
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air_con Air conditioning check cross

Istanbul to Samsun CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
43.34kg
Bus
46.44kg
Flight
123.84kg
Car
99.07kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Istanbul to Samsun?
A bus ticket from Istanbul to Samsun is $34.54. 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 $20.12.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Istanbul to Samsun?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Istanbul to Samsun is $20.12. 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 Samsun by bus?
Istanbul to Samsun is 384.75 mi.
How long does the bus between Istanbul and Samsun take?
Istanbul to Samsun is on average 11 hr 20 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from Istanbul to Samsun?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Samsun is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Lüks Artvin Seyahat, Metro Turizm, Özgür Süzer Alaçam Seyahat, Dağıstanlı Turizm, Lüks Gümüşhane, Aybastı Özay Turizm and Bafra Seyahat.
How many bus connections per day go from Istanbul to Samsun?
Istanbul to Samsun has 62 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Istanbul to Samsun leave?
The earliest bus from Istanbul to Samsun departs at 12:20 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 Samsun depart?
The latest bus from Istanbul to Samsun departs at 11:59 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 Samsun 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 $20.12 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 Samsun?
There are on average 62 direct connection(s) from Istanbul to go to Samsun.
What's the fastest journey time between Istanbul to Samsun by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Istanbul and Samsun is 9 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Istanbul to Samsun?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Istanbul and Samsun.
What are the CO2 emissions for Istanbul to Samsun by bus?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Samsun creates 46.44kg of CO2 emissions.

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