Travel from İzmir to Istanbul

Bus or fly from İzmir to Istanbul?

AtlasGlobal, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from İzmir to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from İzmir to Istanbul via Izmir Otogar, Bursa, and Otogar in around 7 h 17 min.

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How to get from İzmir to Istanbul

ModeDurationPrice
From Basmane line 1572 train to Izmir airport, fly to Istanbul airport, then Metro to Istanbul.2 h 56 min$33
From Basmane line 1572 train to Izmir airport, fly to Sabiha Gokcen airport, shuttle to Taksim, then Metro to Istanbul.4 h 16 min$33
From İzmir taxi to Izmir Otogar, bus to Bursa, bus to Otogar, then Metro to Aksaray.7 h 17 min$33
From Basmane train to Akhisar, bus to Otogar, then Metro to Aksaray.10 h 29 min$27
From Basmane train to Bandırma then car ferry to Yenikapı.11 h 25 min$21
From İzmir rideshare to İstanbul.8 h 35 min$16
From İzmir drive to Istanbul.5 h 46 min$74

How long does it take to get from İzmir to Istanbul?

It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from İzmir to Istanbul, including transfers.

Operators from İzmir to Istanbul

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Turkish Railways (TCDD)+90 444 8 233Turkish Railways (TCDD)
AtlasGlobalAtlasGlobal
Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines
Onur AirOnur Air
Pegasus AirlinesPegasus Airlines
Istanbul Ulasim+90 212 568 99 70Istanbul Ulasim
SunExpressSunExpress
HavatasHavatas
Pamukkale0 850 333 35 35Pamukkale
Kamil Koc+90 224 294 55 62Kamil Koc
Istanbul Deniz OtobusleriIstanbul Deniz Otobusleri
BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar