There are 7 ways to get from Bursa to İzmir by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car, plane or car ferry

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  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bursa to Balikesir
  2. Take the bus from Balikesir to Izmir Otogar

$13 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bursa to Balikesir
  2. Take the train from Balıkesir to Basmane Karesi Ekspresi / ...

$7 - $11

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Rideshare  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bursa to İzmir 207.1 miles

$10

Taxi  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bursa to İzmir 207.4 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Bursa to İzmir 207.4 miles

$40 - $65

Bus to Istanbul, fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bursa to Istanbul Otogari
  2. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Izmir (ADB) IST - ADB

$25 - $88

Bus, car ferry to Sabiha Gokcen, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Bursa to Yalova
  2. Take the car ferry from Yalova to Pendik
  3. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Izmir (ADB) SAW - ADB

$24 - $76

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bursa to İzmir is to bus and train which costs 45 ₺ - 70 ₺ and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bursa to İzmir is to taxi which costs 700 ₺ - 900 ₺ and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Bursa and İzmir is 258 km. The road distance is 331.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bursa to İzmir without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 21 min and costs 80 ₺ - 140 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Bursa to İzmir, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Izmir Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bursa to İzmir is 332 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Bursa to İzmir.

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AtlasGlobal, Onur Air, Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Izmir Airport.

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There are 137+ hotels available in İzmir. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bursa and İzmir. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Bursa to İzmir.
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  • Distance: 161.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from Bursa to İzmir via Balikesir and Izmir Otogar in around 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $270
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $70
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
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 Basmane
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Balikesir
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
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
Bus from Bursa to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Yalova
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
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
Ferry operators
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bursa to İzmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Bursa to İzmir
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Instanbul Taxi Service
Phone
+90 532 421 6164
Website
istanbultaxiservice.com

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