There are 6 ways to get from İzmir to Bursa by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or plane

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  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Izmir Otogar to Balikesir
  2. Take the bus from Balikesir to Bursa

$12 - $20

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Train, bus  •  8 h 24 min

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

$8 - $13

4 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from İzmir to Bursa 211.9 miles

$10

Taxi  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from İzmir to Bursa 210.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from İzmir to Bursa 210.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ADB - IST
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa

$25 - $90

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The distance between İzmir and Bursa is 258 km. The road distance is 336.4 km.

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The best way to get from İzmir to Bursa without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from İzmir to Bursa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Izmir Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between İzmir to Bursa is 336 km. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from İzmir to Bursa.

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AtlasGlobal, Pegasus Airlines, Onur Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Izmir Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are 172+ hotels available in Bursa. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from İzmir to Izmir Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from İzmir to Bursa.
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  • Distance: 161.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from İzmir to Bursa via Izmir Otogar and Balikesir in around 6 h 49 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $170
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
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Balikesir to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
metroturizm.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 Bursa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from İzmir to Bursa
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Yeni Girne Taxi
Phone
+90 2323635474
Website
yenigirnetaksi.net

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