There are 7 ways to get from Istanbul to İzmit by bus, ferry, train, rideshare, 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 MetroTurizm  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Izmit

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from İstanbul to İzmit 61.6 miles

$3

5 alternative options

Ferry, Metro, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the Metro from Kadikoy to Kartal M4
  3. Take the train from Pendik to İzmit Yht

$3 - $6

Bus, train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
  2. Take the train from Gebze to İzmit Yht / ...

$6 - $11

Bus Pamukkale  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Izmit

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul to İzmit 61.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to İzmit 61.6 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to İzmit is to rideshare which costs 18 ₺ and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to İzmit is to taxi which costs 220 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and İzmit is 86 km. The road distance is 98.5 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to İzmit without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 35 ₺ - 55 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Istanbul to İzmit, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to İzmit is 99 km. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Istanbul to İzmit.

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There are 78+ hotels available in İzmit. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Istanbul and İzmit. 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 Istanbul to İzmit.
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  • Distance: 53.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

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

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to İzmit hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Kamil Koc also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to İzmit
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to İzmit
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Izmit
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to İzmit
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Izmit
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
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 İstanbul to İzmit
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Istanbul to İzmit
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Pera Taksi
Phone
+90 212 245 5498
Website
perataksi.com
Airport Taxi - Sawkoop
Phone
+90 216 304 4127
Website
sawkoop.com

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