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There are 7 ways to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul by bus, taxi, car, plane or train

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Bus via Gebze

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Edremit
  2. Take the bus from Edremit to Gebze
  3. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ayvalık to Istanbul

Drive

  1. Drive from Ayvalık to Istanbul

Bus to Edremit, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Burhaniye
  2. Fly from Edremit (EDO) to Istanbul (IST)

Bus to Edremit, fly to Sabiha Gokcen, train

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Burhaniye
  2. Fly from Edremit (EDO) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
  3. Take the train from Tersane to Yenikapi

Bus, train to Izmir, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
  2. Take the train from Aliağa to Halkapınar
  3. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Istanbul (IST)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Istanbul is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Istanbul is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Istanbul is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

Last updated: 2 Jul 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul is to bus which costs 80 ₺ - 310 ₺ and takes 9h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul is to bus and fly which costs 700 ₺ - 2.000 ₺ and takes 3h 21m.

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The distance between Ayvalık and Istanbul is 269 km. The road distance is 402.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul without a car is to bus via Gebze which takes 7h 48m and costs 210 ₺ - 600 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7h 48m to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edremit Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayvalık to Istanbul is 402 km. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Ayvalık to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Edremit Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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There are 2010+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at 1.750 ₺ per night.

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Map of how to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 268.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 48m

What companies run services between Ayvalık, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul via Edremit, Gebze, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 7h 48m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edremit to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.100 ₺
Flights from Edremit to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Edremit to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 2.500 ₺
Train operators
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Edremit
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55 ₺ - 80 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Edremit to Gebze
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 430 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60 ₺ - 90 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150 ₺ - 300 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Ayvalik to Burhaniye
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 75 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70 ₺ - 95 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Email
kamilkoc@kamilkoc.com.tr
Website
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40 ₺ - 60 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45 ₺ - 65 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
80 ₺ - 120 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 ₺ - 65 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Other operators
Taxi from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Estimated price
850 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
Taksi Ayvalık
Phone
+90 537 959 86 22
Ayvalık Taksi
Phone
+90 539 443 40 15

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