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There are 5 ways to get from Ankara to Kayseri by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Kayseri

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Kayseri Doğu Ekspresİ / ...

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ankara to Kayseri 196.1 miles

$10

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Kayseri 196.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Kayseri (ASR) ESB - ASR

$73 - $234

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The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Kayseri is to train which costs 20 ₺ - 25 ₺ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Kayseri is to drive which costs 220 ₺ - 340 ₺ and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ankara and arriving at Kayseri. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ankara and arriving at Kayseri. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between Ankara and Kayseri is 262 km. The road distance is 314.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Kayseri without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 19 min and costs 45 ₺ - 65 ₺.

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The bus from Ankara to Kayseri takes 5 h 19 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Ankara to Kayseri bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, depart from Ankara station.

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Ankara to Kayseri train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), depart from Ankara station.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Kayseri is to bus which takes 5 h 19 min and costs 45 ₺ - 65 ₺. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 20 ₺ - 25 ₺ and takes 6 h 53 min, you could also fly, which costs 410 ₺ - 1.400 ₺ and takes 6 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Ankara to Kayseri.
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  • Distance: 163.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Ankara, Turkey and Kayseri, Turkey?

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Ankara to Kayseri 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, Turkish Railways (TCDD) operates a train from Ankara to Kayseri twice daily. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 6 h 53 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Kayseri via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ankara to Kayseri via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Kayseri via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Ankara to Kayseri via Bodrum, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Ankara to Kayseri via Antalya, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Kayseri
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
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 Ankara to Kayseri
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Ankara Airport to Kayseri Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Ankara to Kayseri bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, arrive at Kayseri station.

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Ankara to Kayseri train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), arrive at Kayseri station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ankara to Kayseri is 315 km. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Ankara to Kayseri.

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Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Ankara Airport to Kayseri Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Kayseri. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ankara and Kayseri. 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 Ankara to Ankara Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 14 min and costs 11 ₺.

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