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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus MetroTurizm  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogari

$10 - $19

6 alternative options

Bus Kamil Koc  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Burhaniye to Istanbul

$14 - $24

Drive  •  5h 14m

  1. Drive from Ayvalık to Istanbul 264.4 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Edremit, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  4h 40m

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

$27 - $76

Bus to Edremit, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  3h 31m

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

$80 - $282

Bus, train to Izmir, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  6h 32m

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

$24 - $86

Bus, train to Izmir, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7h 47m

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

$24 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul is to bus which costs 55 ₺ - 110 ₺ and takes 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul is to bus and fly which costs 450 ₺ - 1.600 ₺ and takes 3h 31m.

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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 7h 40m and costs 55 ₺ - 110 ₺.

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It takes approximately 7h 40m to get from Ayvalık to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edremit Airport to Sabiha Gokcen Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ayvalık to Istanbul is 423 km. It takes approximately 5h 14m to drive from Ayvalık to Istanbul.

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Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines offer flights from Edremit Airport to Sabiha Gokcen Airport.

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There are 2469+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $32 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: 7h 40m

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

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul 4 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $18 and the journey takes 7h 26m. Kamil Koc also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edremit to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Edremit to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Flights from Izmir to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $270
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Edremit to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Flights from Izmir to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $70
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $170
Train operators
Izban
Website
izban.com.tr
Train from Aliağa to Alsancak
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
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 Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Burhaniye
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalik to Aliaga
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Burhaniye to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr

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