There are 6 ways to get from Kars to Cappadocia by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly to Nevsehir  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Kars (KSY) to Nevsehir (NAV) KSY - NAV

$118 - $338

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Train, bus  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Kars to Kayseri Doğu Ekspresİ
  2. Take the bus from Kayseri to Göreme

$13 - $19

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Fly to Ankara, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Kars (KSY) to Ankara (ESB) KSY - ESB
  2. Take the bus from Ankara to Göreme

$41 - $405

Fly to Kayseri, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Kars (KSY) to Kayseri (ASR) KSY - ASR
  2. Take the bus from Kayseri to Göreme

$118 - $393

Bus  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Kars to Trabzon
  2. Take the bus from Trabzon to Göreme

$24 - $30

Drive  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kars to Cappadocia 561.5 miles

$110 - $170

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No, there is no direct bus from Kars to Cappadocia. However, there are services departing from Kars and arriving at Göreme via Trabzon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 20 min.

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The distance between Kars and Cappadocia is 738 km. The road distance is 898.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kars to Cappadocia without a car is to train and bus which takes 20 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Kars to Cappadocia, including transfers.

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Kars to Cappadocia bus services, operated by Iğdırlı Tourism, depart from Kars station.

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The best way to get from Kars to Cappadocia is to fly which takes 7 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kars Airport to Nevsehir Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Kars to Cappadocia bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, arrive at Göreme station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kars to Cappadocia is 898 km. It takes approximately 12 h 52 min to drive from Kars to Cappadocia.

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Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Kars Airport to Nevsehir Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kars to Cappadocia.
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  • Distance: 461.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 29 min

What companies run services between Kars, Turkey and Cappadocia, Turkey?

Turkish Airlines and Pegasus Airlines fly from Kars to Cappadocia 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kars to Cappadocia via Trabzon in around 20 h 20 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kars to Nevsehir via Ankara, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Kars to Nevsehir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Kars to Ankara
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $1,100
Flights from Kars to Kayseri via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Kars to Kayseri via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Kars to Kayseri via Ankara, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Kars to Kayseri via Ankara, Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Kars to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Kars to Kayseri via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Kars to Kayseri via Sabiha Gokcen, Izmir
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Kars to Kayseri via Izmir
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Kars to Kayseri
Ave. Duration
17 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Göreme
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Kayseri to Göreme
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Trabzon to Göreme
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Ankara to Goreme
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Iğdırlı Tourism
Phone
90.476.228 69 01
Email
bilgi@igdirliturizm.com.tr
Website
igdirliturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kars to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
igdirliturizm.com.tr
Kanberoğlu Turizm
Phone
0462 325 22 83
Website
kanberoglu.com.tr
Bus from Kars to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
kanberoglu.com.tr

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There are 377+ hotels available in Cappadocia. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kars to Kars Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs .

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