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By bus: Bus network is very well developed in Turkey. And you can reach several cities from Istanbul in the neighboring countries. The main routes are from Istanbul to Romania, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Greece. However though it takes quiet a long time, There is still a big demand on  buses to Tehran and Tabriz.
 

Istanbul - Greece:   There are regular daily buses going to Thessalonica and Athens. Buses leaves at 11:00 am from Istanbul main bus station. Check for days from different companies.

Varan Turizm: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 15-16, T: +90 212 658 02 70,
One way fare is 67,50 Euro (Monday and Friday. Departure at 11:00, arrival to Thessa at 21:30 and Athens at 04:00 am) 

Derya Tur: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 57, T: +90 212 658 02 98,

Istanbul - Bulgaria: There are daily buses to several cities in Bulgaria. Buses mainly travel to Sofia, Plovdiv &  Kircaali.

Alpar Turizm: Istanbul main bus terminal Lane 37, T: +90 212 658 35 40,
Daily at 20:30 to Sofia & Plovdiv,

Huntur Turizm ( Avar): Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 126, T:+90 212 658 00 61,
Daily at 18:00 to Sofia & Plovdiv, Price: 40,- YTL, Daily at 13:00 to Haskovo and Razgrad, Price 25 & 35 YTL

Metro Europa: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 107, T:+90 212 658 10 50,
Buses to Burgas, Varna, Silistre, Haskova, Plovdiv, Sofia

Mahmutoglu: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 3, T: +90 212 658 38 34,
Daily at 20:00 to Sofia & Plovdiv,

Morova Turizm: Istanbul main bus termina, Lane 81, T: +90 212 658 06 57,

Oz Varol tur: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 161, T:+90 212 658 34 36,

 

Istanbul - Romania : There are regular daily bus services from Istanbul to Bucharest , Constanta, Craiova, Brasov and other Romanian cities.

Murat: Daily buses at 15:00 & 17:00 except Sundays. Main office: Ordu Cad. No:15/4 Laleli. Terminal: Istanbul main bus terminal +90 212 658 05 08,

Toros: Istanbul Main Bus Terminal, Lane: 143, T:+90 212 658 04 22,
Daily buses to Bucuresti, Brasov, Craiova. Main Office: Buyuk resit pasa cad.No:48/1 Laleli, T: +90 212 520 30 41, F: +90 212 520 30 42.

Oz Ortadogu: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 5 , T: +90 212 658 05 82 ,

Istanbul - Austria : There are daily buses going to Graz, Wien, Salzburg & Innsbruck from Istanbul. Buses leaves on Tuesday and Friday at 12:00 noon. Travel time to Wien is apprx 27 hrs.

Varan Turizm: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 15-16, T: +90 212 658 02 70

Istanbul - Iran: Daily buses travel to Tebriz  & Tehran. Travel time is around 35-40 hrs and cost around 35- USD one way. Buses leaves from Istanbul and continues to Dogubeyazit, the Turkish border town. Afterwards leads to Bazargan, the Iranian border town and continues to Tabriz and Tehran. As an alternative you can take a regular bus to Dogubeyazit, which is faster. Take a minibus from Dogubeyazit to border. And you can pass the border by walking and later take another minibus from Bazargan which will remarkably shorten the way but could be more expensive.

Tehran Tur: Daily buses to Tehran, Tabriz & Bazargan. Buses leaves at 14:00 Address: Ordu Cad. No:268 Laleli. T:+90 212 511 62 76, F:+90 212 528 05 52

ASuman Tur: Daily buses to Tebriz & Tehran. Buses leaves at 14:30.
Address: Ordu Cad. No:258 Laleli. T:+90 212 520 08 20, F:+90 212 520 08 21

Istanbul - Macedonia : There are regular daily buses going to Skopje, Kumanova, Tetova & Gostivar.

Alpar Turizm: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 37 , T:+90 212 658 35 40,
Daily at 17:00 to Skopye, Gostivar Tetova,

Drina Turizm: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 88, T:+90212 658 18 51,

Express Tur : Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane:140 T: +90 212 658 08 46,  

Klas Tur: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane:81 T: +90 212 658 20 37, ( Ohrid)  

Istanbul - Kosova : There are regular daily buses going to Pristine, Prizren & Gilane.

Alpar Turizm: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 37, T: +90 212 658 35 40,
Daily at 17:00 to Pristine, Prizren, Gilane,

Istanbul - Hungary : Bus company that goes to Budapest.

Ipek Tur : Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 123, T:+90212 658 13 19,  

Istanbul - Albania : Bus company that goes to Tirana.

Drina Trans : Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 88, T:+90212 658 18 51,   

Istanbul - Yerevan : The bus between Istanbul and Yerevan (Erivan) take about 41 hours, with 6 stops on the way ; Samsun, Rize, Trabzon, Batumi, Tbilisi, Sadakhlo. Note you have to pay a $10 "entry fee" at Batumi, and you should have a transit visa for Georgia (your Armenian visa is not recognized.  Avoid the hassle at border and have one ahead of time). You can get Armenian visa at border for $30.

Emniyet Kesebirlier Turizm: Address: Kucuk Langa Cad. Emniyet Oto Gari No.5/A Aksaray-IST , ETD: Saturdays  (19.00) -  check on time and date, can change with little notice . The cost is $50 + $10 at Batumi. You will also need a transit visa through Georgia .

Istanbul - Georgia: Buses travel to Batumi & Tbilisi 

Mahmutoglu: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane 3, T+90 212 658 38 34,
Daily at 20:00 to Tbilisi,

Goktas Ardahan: Istanbul main bus terminal, Lane:10, T:+90212 658 34 76,

 
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