There are 4 ways to get from Mersin to Ankara by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Mersin to Ankara

$9 - $14

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Train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Mersin to Adana
  2. Take the train from Adana to Konya
  3. Take the train from Konya to Ankara Yht

$6 - $8

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Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Mersin to Ankara 303.8 miles

$60 - $95

Train, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Mersin to Adana
  2. Fly from Adana (ADA) to Ankara (ESB) ADA - ESB

$56 - $177

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mersin and arriving at Ankara. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mersin to Ankara. However, there are services departing from Mersin and arriving at Ankara via Adana and Konya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 29 min.

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The distance between Mersin and Ankara is 379 km. The road distance is 486.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mersin to Ankara without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Mersin to Ankara takes 6 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Mersin to Ankara bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, depart from Mersin station.

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Mersin to Ankara train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), depart from Mersin station.

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The best way to get from Mersin to Ankara is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Adana Airport to Ankara Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Mersin to Ankara bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, arrive at Ankara station.

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  • Distance: 236.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Mersin, Turkey and Ankara, Turkey?

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Mersin to Ankara 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mersin to Ankara via Adana and Konya in around 10 h 29 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Adana to Ankara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Adana to Ankara via Ercan
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Mersin to Adana
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Adana to Konya
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Konya to Ankara
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
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Mersin to Ankara train services, operated by Turkish Railways (TCDD), arrive at Ankara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mersin to Ankara is 486 km. It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to drive from Mersin to Ankara.

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Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Adana Airport to Ankara Airport.

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There are 190+ hotels available in Ankara. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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