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There are 8 ways to get from Samos to Turkey by ferry, bus, train, car ferry or plane

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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Ferry, bus, train

  1. Take the ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kusadasis
  2. Take the bus from Kusadasi to Manisa
  3. Take the bus from Manisa to Gebze
  4. Take the train from Gebze to Yenikapi

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Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kusadasis
  2. Take the bus from Kusadası to Istanbul Otogar

6 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Vathy Samou to Mytilene
  2. Take the car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
  3. Take the bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul

Ferry, fly to Adana

  1. Take the ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kusadasis
  2. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Adana (ADA)

Ferry, fly to Antalya

  1. Take the ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kusadasis
  2. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Antalya (AYT)

Ferry, fly to Istanbul

  1. Take the ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kusadasis
  2. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Istanbul (IST)

Ferry, fly to Sabiha Gokcen

  1. Take the ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kusadasis
  2. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Ferry, fly to Ankara

  1. Take the ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kusadasis
  2. Fly from Izmir (ADB) to Ankara (ESB)
Greece → Turkey
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International entry into Turkey from Greece

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Greece
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Conditions of entry into Turkey from Greece

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Turkey

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Considerations leaving from Greece

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Turkey is currently allowed from Greece.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Turkey is 184.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Turkey is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Turkey is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 184.

No, returning to Greece from Turkey is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 10 Oct 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Samos to Turkey is to ferry and bus and train, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Samos to Turkey is to ferry and fly which costs €65 - €150 and takes 6h 44m.

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The distance between Samos and Turkey is 713 km.

The best way to get from Samos to Turkey without a car is to ferry and bus and train which takes 11h 30m and costs €45 - €65.

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It takes approximately 11h 30m to get from Samos to Turkey, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Izmir Airport to Adana Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Turkey is 1h ahead of Samos. It is currently 2:10 PM in Samos and 3:10 PM in Turkey.

Turkish Airlines, SunExpress and Pegasus Airlines offer flights from Izmir Airport to Adana Airport.

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Map of how to get from Samos to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 712.8 km
  • Duration: 11h 30m

What companies run services between Samos, Greece and Turkey?

There is no direct connection from Samos to Turkey. However, you can take the ferry to Kusadasis, take the walk to Kusadasi, take the bus to Manisa, take the bus to Gebze, take the walk to Gebze, then take the train to Yenikapi. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Samos to Istanbul via Kusadasis, Kusadası, Istanbul Otogar, and Otogar in around 11h 55m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Izmir to Adana via Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 ₺ - 6.000 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 ₺ - 1.800 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Ankara
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Ankara via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Izmir to Adana
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 3.800 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Adana via Ercan
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 3.800 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Adana via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 ₺ - 3.800 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 2.000 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 1.600 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Ankara
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 ₺ - 3.200 ₺
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Izmir to Adana
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 ₺ - 3.900 ₺
Flights from Izmir to Antalya
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Train operators
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Kusadasi to Manisa
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 ₺ - 170 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Manisa to Gebze
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 ₺ - 320 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Kusadası to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
310 ₺ - 500 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Bus from Ayvalik to Istanbul Otogar
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
240 ₺ - 350 ₺
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Email
kamilkoc@kamilkoc.com.tr
Website
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Kuşadası to Istanbul Esenler
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 ₺ - 500 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Ayvalık to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
80 ₺ - 120 ₺
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Ferry operators
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kusadasis
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
500 ₺ - 700 ₺
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Samos Vathy to Kusadasis
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 700 ₺
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult One Way
599 ₺
Adult Same Day Return
696 ₺
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Vathy Samou to Mytilene
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
600 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
1.000 ₺ - 1.100 ₺
2 Bed Inside Cabin
1.200 ₺ - 1.500 ₺
Economy
600 ₺ - 800 ₺
4 Bed Outside Cabin
1.000 ₺ - 1.300 ₺
2 Bed Lux Cabin
1.400 ₺ - 1.700 ₺
Turyol
Phone
+90 212 251 4421
Email
cesme@turyol.com
Website
turyolonline.com
Car ferry from Mytilene to Ayvalık
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
387 ₺
Schedules at
turyolonline.com

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