There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Kabak by ferry, train, taxi, bus, 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

Ferry, train, taxi  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the train from Pendik to Arifiye Yht
  3. Take a taxi from Arifiye to Kabak

$89 - $117

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bolu

$29 - $42

3 alternative options

Bus Kamil Koc  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
  2. Take the bus from Gebze to Bolu

$35 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kabak 182.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus, taxi  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Ankara (ESB) IST - ESB
  2. Take the bus from Ankara to Bolu
  3. Take a taxi from Bolu to Kabak

$61 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Kabak is to bus which costs 130 ₺ - 200 ₺ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Kabak is to drive which costs 180 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Kabak is 222 km. The road distance is 292.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Istanbul to Kabak, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Kabak, Bolu, Turkey?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Kabak via Otogar, Istanbul Otogari, Gebze, and Bolu in around 5 h 53 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Ankara
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $550
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Arifiye
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Bolu
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Bolu Otogar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Bolu
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Bolu
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Other operators
Taxi from Arifiye to Kabak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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