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There are 4 ways to get from Istanbul to Darıca by bus, ferry, 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  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gebze

$4 - $9

Cheapest option

Ferry, Metro, line 251 bus, train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the Metro from Kadikoy to Kartal M4
  3. Take the line 251 bus from Kartal to Pendi̇k YHT İstasyonu 251
  4. Take the train from Pendik to Gebze Yht

$3 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul to Darıca 37.2 miles

$23 - $29

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Darıca 37.2 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Darıca is to ferry and Metro and line 251 bus and train which costs 19 ₺ - 28 ₺ and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Darıca is to taxi which costs 130 ₺ - 160 ₺ and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Darıca is 46 km. The road distance is 59.6 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Darıca without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 23 min and costs 21 ₺ - 50 ₺.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Istanbul to Darıca, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Darıca is 60 km. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Istanbul to Darıca.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Darıca. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Darıca.
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Darıca, Kocaeli, Turkey?

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Istanbul to Darıca hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Gebze
Ave. Duration
17 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 Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
IETT
Website
iett.gov.tr
Bus from Kartal to Pendi̇k YHT İstasyonu
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
iett.gov.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Other operators
Taxi from Istanbul to Darıca
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$23 - $29
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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