There are 4 ways to get from Balıkesir to İzmir by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Balikesir to Izmir Otogar

$9 - $14

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Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Balıkesir to Basmane Karesi Ekspresi / ...

$2 - $4

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Taxi  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balıkesir to İzmir 114.3 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Balıkesir to İzmir 114.3 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Balıkesir to İzmir is to train which costs 17 ₺ - 22 ₺ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balıkesir to İzmir is to taxi which costs 400 ₺ - 480 ₺ and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Balıkesir and arriving at Basmane. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Balıkesir and İzmir is 152 km. The road distance is 182.9 km.

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The best way to get from Balıkesir to İzmir without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 50 ₺ - 95 ₺.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Balıkesir to İzmir, including transfers.

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Balıkesir to İzmir train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), depart from Balıkesir station.

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The best way to get from Balıkesir to İzmir is to bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 50 ₺ - 95 ₺. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17 ₺ - 22 ₺ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Balıkesir to İzmir train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), arrive at Basmane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balıkesir to İzmir is 183 km. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Balıkesir to İzmir.

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  • Distance: 94.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Balıkesir, Turkey and İzmir, Turkey?

Pamukkale operates a bus from Balıkesir to İzmir hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 3 h. MetroTurizm also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Turkish Railways (TCDD) operates a train from Balıkesir to İzmir 5 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 4 h 48 min.

Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Balıkesir to Basmane
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Balikesir to Izmir Otogar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Balikesir to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
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Taxi from Balıkesir to İzmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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