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There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Otogar by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Istanbul  •  2h 53m

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Izmir (ADB) IST - ADB

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Bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from İstanbul Esenler bus station to Izmir bus station FlixBus TR0162 / ...

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Train to Sabiha Gokcen, fly  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Yenikapi to Ayrilikcesme
  2. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Izmir (ADB) SAW - ADB

Train, bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Yenikapi to Gebze
  2. Take the bus from Gebze to Bursa
  3. Take the bus from Bursa bus station to Izmir Otogar Tesis

Drive  •  4h 27m

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Otogar 470.4 km

Istanbul to Otogar by bus

The bus journey time between Istanbul and Otogar is around 7h 50m and covers a distance of around 518 km. Operated by Kamil Koc and Metro Turizm, the Istanbul to Otogar bus service departs from İstanbul Esenler bus station and arrives in Izmir bus station. Typically 78 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

78 Weekly Buses
7h 50m Average Duration
300 ₺ Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Otogar is to bus which costs 300 ₺ - 650 ₺ and takes 7h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Istanbul to Otogar is to fly which takes 2h 53m and costs 2.000 ₺ - 4.200 ₺.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from İstanbul Esenler bus station station and arriving at Izmir bus station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 50m.

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The distance between Istanbul and Otogar is 323 km. The road distance is 470.4 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Otogar without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 33m and costs 700 ₺ - 950 ₺.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Istanbul to Otogar, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Otogar bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, depart from İstanbul Esenler bus station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Otogar is to fly which takes 2h 53m and costs 2.000 ₺ - 4.200 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 300 ₺ - 650 ₺ and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Izmir Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Istanbul to Otogar bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, arrive at Izmir bus station.

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  • Distance: 323.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 53m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Otogar, İzmir, Turkey?

Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines fly from Istanbul Esenler Otogar to Otogar hourly. Alternatively, Kamil Koc operates a bus from İstanbul Esenler bus station to Izmir bus station every 2 hours. Tickets cost 480 ₺ - 650 ₺ and the journey takes 7h 50m. Metro Turizm also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 4.900 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 4.800 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Istanbul to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.000 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Izmir via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Train operators
Bus operators
Metro Turizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Bursa
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
220 ₺ - 300 ₺
Website
https://www.metroturizm.com.tr/en
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Izmir
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
300 ₺ - 600 ₺
Website
https://www.metroturizm.com.tr/en
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Email
kamilkoc@kamilkoc.com.tr
Website
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Bursa bus station to Izmir Otogar Tesis
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
410 ₺ - 550 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from İstanbul Esenler bus station to Izmir bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
480 ₺ - 650 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Otogar is 470 km. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Istanbul to Otogar.

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Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Izmir Airport.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Otogar. Prices start at 571 ₺ per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs 950 ₺ - 1.200 ₺.

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