Trip Advice to Places Around Turkey

Where to go from Turkey, how to get there? Istanbul to Izmir, Istanbul to Antalya, Istanbul to Cappadocia.

Prices are given in local currency, Turkish Lira, due to exchange rate changes between currencies.

Istanbul to Izmir

Izmir

Private Car: Izmir is 472 kilometers from Istanbul by road. It takes about 5.5 hours. Daily car rentals start at ₺275TRY.

Bus: With the companies Metro and Ulusoy you can travel from Istanbul to Izmir by bus. Round-trip ticket prices average ₺240TRY. The journey takes 8 hours. For bus tickets click.

Train: Izmir city does not have direct train line from Istanbul. Transfers can be made in the form of Istanbul-Eskisehir and Eskisehir-Izmir. But the trip is not recommended because it will take a long time.

Flight: It is possible to take a 1-hour flight from Istanbul to Izmir. Flying companies: Turkish Airlines and Pegasus. Round-trip average prices are around ₺400TRY.

Istanbul to Antalya

Antalya

Private Car: Antalya is 697 kilometers from Istanbul by road. It takes about 8.5 hours. Daily car rentals start at ₺280TRY.

Bus: With the companies Metro and Ulusoy you can travel from Istanbul to Antalya by bus. Round-trip ticket prices average ₺280TRY. The journey takes 12 hours. For bus tickets click.

Train: There is no train line from Istanbul to Antalya.

Flight: It is possible to take a 1-hour 20 minutes flight from Istanbul to Antalya. Flying companies: Turkish Airlines and Pegasus. Round-trip average prices are around ₺380TRY.

Istanbul to Cappadocia

Private Car: Cappadocia is 757 kilometers from Istanbul by road. It takes about 8 hours. Daily car rentals start at ₺280TRY.

Bus: With the company Metro and Nevsehir Seyahat you can travel from Istanbul to Cappadocia by bus. Round-trip ticket prices average ₺240TRY. The journey takes 11 hours. For bus tickets click.

Train: There is no train line from Istanbul to Cappadocia.

Flight: It is possible to take a 1-hour flight from Istanbul to Nevsehir. Flying companies: Turkish Airlines. Round-trip average prices are around ₺400TRY. Nevsehir Cappadocia Airport’tan Cappadocia yaklaşık 40 kilometers. It can be reached from the airport to the Cappadocia Center by Havaş company located at the Airport. The one-way price is around ₺30TRY.

As a second option Kayseri Airport from Istanbul. From here you can also reach Cappadocia center with Havas. Airline companies flying from Istanbul to Kayseri are Turkish Airlines and Pegasus. Round-trip ticket price is ₺350TRY average.