There are 5 ways to get from İzmir to Balıkesir by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Izmir Otogar to Balikesir

$9 - $16

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Basmane to Balikesir 6 Eylul Ekspresi / ...

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from İzmir to Balıkesir 114 miles

$6

Taxi  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from İzmir to Balıkesir 112.8 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from İzmir to Balıkesir 112.8 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from İzmir to Balıkesir is to train which costs 17 ₺ - 22 ₺ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from İzmir to Balıkesir is to taxi which costs 400 ₺ - 480 ₺ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between İzmir and Balıkesir is 152 km. The road distance is 180.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from İzmir to Balıkesir, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basmane and arriving at Balikesir. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between İzmir, Turkey and Balıkesir, Turkey?

Pamukkale operates a bus from İzmir to Balıkesir hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h. MetroTurizm also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Turkish Railways (TCDD) operates a train from İzmir to Balıkesir 5 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 4 h 46 min.

Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Basmane to Balikesir
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Izmir Otogar to Balikesir
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Izmir to Balikesir
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from İzmir to Balıkesir
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from İzmir to Balıkesir
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yeni Girne Taxi
Phone
+90 2323635474
Website
yenigirnetaksi.net

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