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.

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Bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Izmir Otogar to Balikesir

$7 - $11

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Train  •  4 h 46 min

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

$3 - $4

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

$70 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from İzmir to Balıkesir 112.8 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from İzmir to Balıkesir without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 11 min and costs .

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

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İzmir to Balıkesir train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), depart from Basmane station.

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The best way to get from İzmir to Balıkesir is to bus which takes 3 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 46 min.

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İzmir to Balıkesir train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), arrive at Balikesir station.

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Yes, the driving distance between İzmir to Balıkesir is 180 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from İzmir to Balıkesir.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Balıkesir. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between İzmir and Balıkesir. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from İzmir to Balıkesir.
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  • Distance: 94.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

Pamukkale operates a bus from İzmir to Balıkesir hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Turkish Railways (TCDD) operates a train from İzmir to Balıkesir 5 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $4 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 - $4
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
$3 - $6
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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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
$70 - $85
Yeni Girne Taxi
Phone
+90 2323635474
Website
yenigirnetaksi.net

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