There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Sapanca Gölü (Lake) by bus, train, ferry, 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  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Adapazarı

$10 - $20

Cheapest option

Ferry, Metro, line 251 bus, train, taxi  •  3 h 50 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 Arifiye Yht
  5. Take a taxi from Arifiye to Sapanca Gölü (Lake)

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Arifiye  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gebze
  2. Take the train from Gebze to Arifiye Yht / ...

$10 - $19

Bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gebze
  2. Take the train from Gebze to Sapanca 11604 / ...

$12 - $22

Taxi  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Istanbul to Sapanca Gölü (Lake) 81.2 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Sapanca Gölü (Lake) 81.2 miles

$16 - $25

Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Sapanca Gölü (Lake) is 114 km. The road distance is 130 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Sapanca Gölü (Lake) without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Istanbul to Sapanca Gölü (Lake), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Sapanca Gölü (Lake) is 130 km. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Istanbul to Sapanca Gölü (Lake).

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There are 205+ hotels available in Sapanca Gölü (Lake). Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Sapanca Gölü (Lake).
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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Sapanca Gölü (Lake), Turkey?

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Istanbul to Sapanca Gölü (Lake) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Arifiye
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Sapanca
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Arifiye
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
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 Adapazarı
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Adapazarı
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Sakarya
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 Arifiye to Sapanca Gölü (Lake)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$5 - $7

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