There are 5 ways to get from Ankara to Side by train, bus, 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

Train, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Konya YHT
  2. Take the bus from Konya to Manavgat

$19 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Side

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Side 309.1 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Antalya, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Antalya (AYT) ESB - AYT
  2. Take the bus from Antalya to Side

$35 - $134

Fly to Gazipasa, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Gazipasa (GZP) ESB - GZP
  2. Take the bus from Gazipasa to Side

$39 - $101

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

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Ankara to Side once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 7 h 18 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $490
Flights from Ankara to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $490
Flights from Ankara to Gazipasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Side
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Antalya to Side
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gazipasa to Side
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ankara and Side is 373 km. The road distance is 495 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Side is to bus which costs 50 ₺ - 75 ₺ and takes 7 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Ankara to Side is to train and bus which takes 6 h 33 min and costs 80 ₺ - 130 ₺.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ankara and arriving at Side. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Ankara to Side, including transfers.