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There are 4 ways to get from Ankara to Samsun by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Samsun

$7 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus via Corum  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Çorum
  2. Take the bus from Corum to Samsun

$12 - $20

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Samsun 252.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Samsun (SZF) ESB - SZF

$173 - $704

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The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Samsun is to bus which costs 45 ₺ - 70 ₺ and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Samsun is to fly which costs 950 ₺ - 4.000 ₺ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ankara and arriving at Samsun. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Ankara and Samsun is 331 km. The road distance is 403.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Samsun without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs 45 ₺ - 70 ₺.

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The bus from Ankara to Samsun takes 6 h 24 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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The best way to get from Ankara to Samsun is to bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs 45 ₺ - 70 ₺. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 950 ₺ - 4.000 ₺ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Ankara Airport to Samsun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Ankara to Samsun.
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  • Distance: 206.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Ankara to Samsun hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 6 h 24 min. MetroTurizm also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines flies from Ankara to Samsun twice daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Samsun
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Samsun
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Çorum
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Corum to Samsun
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Samsun
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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Yes, the driving distance between Ankara to Samsun is 404 km. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Ankara to Samsun.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Ankara Airport to Samsun Airport.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Samsun. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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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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