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Bus Istanbul to Samsun: Times, Prices and Tickets

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$ 8.70

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By Bus


From $ 22.62
By Bus


From $ 19.74
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2 Days

From $ 22.49

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Istanbul to Samsun. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much do bus tickets from Istanbul to Samsun cost?

On average, a bus ticket from Istanbul to Samsun will cost you $ 23.64. 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 $ 8.70. 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.

Istanbul to Samsun by bus

Best price $ 19.18
Journey duration 12 h 3 min
Connections per day 7
First departure 00:20
Last departure 18:25
Distance 384 mi
Departure Istanbul
Arrival Samsun
Carriers Ulusoy Seyahat, Ali Osman Ulusoy, Lüks Gümüşhane, Sahil Seyahat, Kanberoğlu Turizm, Lüks Karadeniz, Trabzon Süzer Turizm, Fındıkkale Turizm, Yeni As Bafra Turizm, Bafra Seyahat, Özgül Bafra Turizm, Ses Turizm, Busbud, Yeşil Artvin, Dagistanli Turizm, Doğu Karadeniz, Bafra Express Turizm, Fındıkkale Turizm, Özgül Bafra Turizm, Kanberoğlu Turizm, Lüks Karadeniz, Doğu Karadeniz, Sema Turizm, Yeşil Artvin, Lüks Gümüşhane, Kaptanoğlu Seyahat, Rize Ses Turizm, Lüks Artvin Seyahat, Metro Turizm, Sakarya VİB

Ticket price Istanbul - Samsun every day

$ 22.62
$ 43.24
$ 19.74
$ 40.41
In 2 days
$ 22.49
$ 35.97
In 3 days
In 4 days
In 5 days
$ 19.24
In 6 days

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
$ 8.70
Maximum price
$ 41.89

Istanbul - Samsun


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Bus

$ 20

Tuesday, October 4th 2022
Metro Turizm-logo
Alibeyköy Otogarı - Samsun Otogarı
9:20am - 9:00pm
Metro Turizm
11h 40min
CO2: 21.77kg
By Flight

$ 40

Tuesday, October 4th 2022
Pegasus Airlines-logo
Sabiha Gökçen - Samsun Çarşamba
7:45am - 9:10am
Pegasus Airlines
1h 25min
CO2: 114.42kg

How long is the journey from Istanbul to Samsun by bus?

The journey from Istanbul to Samsun covers a distance of 384.6 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 11 h 59 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 7 h 38 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Istanbul to Samsun faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

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

The first departure of the night from Istanbul to Samsun leaves at 00:20, while the last journey sets out at 18:25. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Istanbul and Samsun. 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 times a day do departures from Istanbul leave for Samsun?

If you want to get from Istanbul to Samsun, you can travel with providers such as Ulusoy Seyahat, Ali Osman Ulusoy, Sahil Seyahat, Yeni As Bafra Turizm, Bafra Seyahat, Ses Turizm, Bafra Express Turizm, Fındıkkale Turizm, Özgül Bafra Turizm, Kanberoğlu Turizm, Lüks Karadeniz, Doğu Karadeniz, Sema Turizm, Yeşil Artvin, Lüks Gümüşhane, Kaptanoğlu Seyahat, Rize Ses Turizm, Lüks Artvin Seyahat, Metro Turizm and Sakarya VİB. You will find a maximum number of 31 departures per day. On average, there are 10 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 10 direct journeys between Istanbul and Samsun. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.


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