There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Ayvalık by car ferry, bus, train, car or plane

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

Car ferry, bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma
  2. Take the bus from Bandırma to Susurluk
  3. Take the bus from Susurluk to Ayvalık

$14 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ayvalık

$11 - $22

7 alternative options

Bus via Bursa  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Bursa
  2. Take the bus from Bursa to Edremit
  3. Take the bus from Edremit to Ayvalik

$18 - $36

Car ferry, train, bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma
  2. Take the train from Bandırma to Balikesir
  3. Take the bus from Balikesir to Edremit
  4. Take the bus from Edremit to Ayvalik

$16 - $38

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Ayvalık 262.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Istanbul to Edremit, bus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$96 - $348

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Edremit, bus  •  5 h 44 min

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

$29 - $85

Fly Istanbul to Canakkale, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Canakkale (CKZ) IST - CKZ
  2. Take the bus from Canakkale to Ayvalık

$37 - $203

Fly Istanbul to Izmir, train, bus  •  7 h 23 min

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

$24 - $89

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Ayvalık is to bus which costs 50 ₺ - 110 ₺ and takes 10 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Ayvalık is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 20 min and costs 440 ₺ - 1.700 ₺.

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The distance between Istanbul and Ayvalık is 269 km. The road distance is 421 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 12 min to get from Istanbul to Ayvalık, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Ayvalık via Otogar, Istanbul, Bursa, and Edremit in around 9 h 8 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Edremit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Edremit
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Edremit
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Canakkale
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
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 Bandırma to Balikesir
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Izban
Website
izban.com.tr
Train from Alsancak to Aliağa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
izban.com.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bandırma to Susurluk
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Susurluk to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Edremit
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Edremit to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Çanakkale to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Aliağa to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Susurluk to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Edremit to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Balikesir to Edremit
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Canakkale to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Aliaga to Ayvalik
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Truva
Website
truvaturizm.com
Bus from Canakkale to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
truvaturizm.com
Ferry operators
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Car ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $12
Schedules at
ido.com.tr

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