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There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  6h 51m

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

$12 - $20

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Balıkesir  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Basmane to Balıkesir Karesi Ekspresi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Balikesir to Bursa

$8 - $13

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Basmane to Manisa Karesi Ekspresi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manisa to Bursa

$9 - $20

Rideshare  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the rideshare from İzmir to Bursa 211.9 miles

$10

Taxi  •  4h 24m

  1. Take a taxi from İzmir to Bursa 210.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from İzmir to Bursa 210.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, bus  •  6h 28m

  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 cheapest way to get from İzmir to Bursa is to rideshare which costs 55 ₺ and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from İzmir to Bursa is to taxi which costs 700 ₺ - 900 ₺ and takes 4h 24m.

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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 6h 51m and costs 70 ₺ - 120 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6h 51m 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 1h 5m.

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

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

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There are 178+ hotels available in Bursa. Prices start at $37 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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Map of how to get from İzmir to Bursa.
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  • Distance: 161.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 51m

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 6h 51m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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 Manisa
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Basmane to Balıkesir
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
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
3h
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
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Manisa to Bursa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa
Ave. Duration
3h
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from İzmir to Bursa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from İzmir to Bursa
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Yeni Girne Taxi
Phone
+90 2323635474
Website
yenigirnetaksi.net

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The best way to get from İzmir to Izmir Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 6 ₺.

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