There are 9 ways to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul by bus, car ferry, train, 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

Bus via Bursa  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
  2. Take the bus from Edremit to Bursa
  3. Take the bus from Bursa to Istanbul

$18 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul

$11 - $20

7 alternative options

Bus, carferry  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
  2. Take the bus from Edremit to Susurluk
  3. Take the bus from Susurluk to Bandırma
  4. Take the carferry from Bandirma to Yenikapı

$19 - $42

Bus, train, carferry  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
  2. Take the bus from Edremit to Balikesir
  3. Take the train from Balıkesir to Bandırma
  4. Take the carferry from Bandirma to Yenikapı

$17 - $36

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Ayvalık to Istanbul 264.4 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Edremit, fly to Istanbul  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
  2. Fly from Edremit (EDO) to Istanbul (IST) EDO - IST

$80 - $285

Bus to Edremit, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
  2. Fly from Edremit (EDO) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) EDO - SAW

$28 - $80

Bus to Canakkale, fly to Istanbul  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Canakkale
  2. Fly from Canakkale (CKZ) to Istanbul (IST) CKZ - IST

$26 - $112

Bus, train to Izmir, fly to Istanbul  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
  2. Take the train from Aliağa to Alsancak
  3. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Istanbul (IST) ADB - IST

$24 - $88

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul is to bus which costs 50 ₺ - 95 ₺ and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul is to bus and fly which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 370 ₺ - 1.400 ₺.

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The distance between Ayvalık and Istanbul is 269 km. The road distance is 423 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul via Edremit, Bursa, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edremit to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Edremit to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Edremit to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Canakkale to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $170
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Balıkesir to Bandırma
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Izban
Website
izban.com.tr
Train from Aliağa to Alsancak
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
izban.com.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Edremit
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Edremit to Bursa
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Edremit to Susurluk
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Susurluk to Bandırma
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Çanakkale
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Edremit
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bursa Otogar to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Edremit to Susurluk
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Edremit to Balikesir
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Truva
Website
truvaturizm.com
Bus from Ayvalık to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
truvaturizm.com
Ferry operators
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Bandirma to Yenikapı
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $12
Schedules at
ido.com.tr

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