There are 8 ways to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul by bus, car ferry, taxi, car, plane or train

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Recommended option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Orhangazi
  2. Take the bus from Orhangazi to Istanbul Otogari

$13 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus Kamil Koc  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul

$9 - $17

6 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Susurluk
  2. Take the bus from Susurluk to Bandırma
  3. Take the car ferry from Bandirma to Yenikapı

$11 - $24

Taxi  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ayvalık to Istanbul 264.4 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Ayvalık to Istanbul 264.4 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Edremit, fly to Istanbul  •  3 h 21 min

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

$78 - $282

Bus to Edremit, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 41 min

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

$25 - $76

Bus, train to Izmir, fly to Istanbul  •  6 h 27 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

$23 - $86

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul is to bus which costs 55 ₺ - 110 ₺ and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul is to bus and fly which costs 490 ₺ - 1.800 ₺ and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Ayvalık and Istanbul is 269 km. The road distance is 423.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 3 min and costs 80 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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It takes approximately 8 h 3 min 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 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayvalık to Istanbul is 423 km. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min 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 2315+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 167.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 3 min

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

You can take a bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul via Orhangazi, Istanbul Otogari, and Otogar in around 8 h 3 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
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 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
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
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Orhangazi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Orhangazi to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Susurluk
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Burhaniye
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Susurluk
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Susurluk to Bandırma
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
ido.com.tr
Other operators
Taxi from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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