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

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Mersin

$8 - $13

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Train  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Konya Yht
  2. Take the train from Konya to Adana
  3. Take the train from Adana to Mersin

$6 - $8

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Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Mersin 306.3 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Adana, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Adana (ADA) ESB - ADA
  2. Take the train from Şakirpaşa Station to Mersin

$58 - $175

Fly to Hatay, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Hatay (HTY) ESB - HTY
  2. Take the train from İskenderun to Mersin

$136 - $509

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The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Mersin is to train which costs 35 ₺ - 50 ₺ and takes 10 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Mersin is to fly and train which costs 350 ₺ - 1.100 ₺ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ankara and arriving at Mersin. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ankara to Mersin. However, there are services departing from Ankara and arriving at Mersin via Konya and Adana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 32 min.

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The distance between Ankara and Mersin is 379 km. The road distance is 490.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Mersin without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 50 ₺ - 75 ₺.

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The bus from Ankara to Mersin takes 6 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ankara to Mersin is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 50 ₺ - 75 ₺. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35 ₺ - 50 ₺ and takes 10 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Ankara Airport to Adana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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  • Distance: 236.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

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

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Ankara to Mersin 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ankara to Mersin via Konya and Adana in around 10 h 32 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Adana
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ankara to Hatay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Adana
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Flights from Ankara to Adana via Ercan
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Konya
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Konya to Adana
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Adana to Mersin
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Şakirpaşa Station to Mersin
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from İskenderun to Mersin
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
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