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

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Fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Ankara (ESB) to Van (VAN) ESB - VAN

$69 - $205

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Ankara to Tatvan Vangölü Ekspresİ
  2. Take the bus from Tatvan to Van

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus MetroTurizm  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ankara to Van

$15 - $24

Bus Kamil Koc  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Elmadağ to Van

$18 - $28

Drive  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Ankara to Van 850.5 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ankara to Van is to train and bus which costs 85 ₺ - 120 ₺ and takes 28 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ankara to Van is to fly which costs 430 ₺ - 1.300 ₺ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ankara and arriving at Van. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 13 min.

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The distance between Ankara and Van is 920 km. The road distance is 1360.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Van without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 13 min and costs 90 ₺ - 150 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Ankara to Van, including transfers.

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Ankara to Van bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, depart from Ankara station.

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The best way to get from Ankara to Van is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs 430 ₺ - 1.300 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90 ₺ - 150 ₺ and takes 18 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Ankara Airport to Van Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Ankara to Van bus services, operated by MetroTurizm, arrive at Van station.

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Map of how to get from Ankara to Van.
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  • Distance: 575.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines fly from Ankara to Van 5 times a day. Alternatively, MetroTurizm operates a bus from Ankara to Van 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 18 h 13 min. Kamil Koc also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ankara to Van
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Ankara to Van
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Ankara to Tatvan
Ave. Duration
25 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Van
Ave. Duration
18 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Tatvan to Van
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Van
Ave. Duration
19 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Elmadağ to Van
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr

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