There are 3 ways to get from Istanbul to Erdek by car ferry or bus

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  •  4 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Yenikapı to Bandirma

$5 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus Kamil Koc  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Bursa
  2. Take the bus from Bursa to Erdek

$6 - $18

Bus MetroTurizm  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Erdek

$7 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Erdek is to bus which costs 40 ₺ - 80 ₺ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Erdek is to car ferry which costs 30 ₺ - 100 ₺ and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Istanbul and Erdek is 119 km.

The best way to get from Istanbul to Erdek without a car is to car ferry which takes 4 h and costs 30 ₺ - 100 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Istanbul to Erdek, including transfers.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Erdek. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Erdek.
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  • Distance: 74.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Erdek, Balıkesir, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Erdek via Otogar, Istanbul, and Bursa in around 6 h 1 min.

Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bursa
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Bursa to Erdek
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Erdek
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bursa Otogar
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Erdek
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
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
$2 - $4
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
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 - $9
Schedules at
ido.com.tr

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