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

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  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Balikesir to Izmir Otogar

$12 - $19

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 48 min

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

$3 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balıkesir to İzmir 114.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Balıkesir to İzmir 114.3 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

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 takes 2 h 16 min and costs 400 ₺ - 480 ₺.

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The distance between Balıkesir and İzmir is 152 km. The road distance is 183 km.

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

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

Pamukkale operates a bus from Balıkesir to İzmir hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h. MetroTurizm also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Turkish Railways (TCDD) operates a train from Balıkesir to İzmir 5 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $5 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
$3 - $5
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
$4 - $7
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Balikesir to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Other operators
Taxi from Balıkesir to İzmir
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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