There are 2 ways to get from Taksim Square to Adalar by ferry or bus

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

Ferry  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
  2. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Büyükada

$1 - $2

1 alternative option

Bus, ferry  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Mercidiyekoy to Goztepe 251
  2. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Büyükada

$4 - $5

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct ferry from Taksim Square to Adalar. However, there are services departing from Karaköy and arriving at Büyükada via Kadıköy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Taksim Square and Adalar is 22 km.

The best way to get from Taksim Square to Adalar without a car is to ferry which takes 2 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Taksim Square to Adalar, including transfers.

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There are 2062+ hotels available in Adalar. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taksim Square to Adalar.
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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

What companies run services between Taksim Square, Turkey and Adalar, Istanbul, Turkey?

There is no direct connection from Taksim Square to Adalar. However, you can take the walk to Karaköy, take the ferry to Kadıköy, then take the ferry to Büyükada. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Taksim Square to Adalar via Taksim, Sisli-Mecidiyeköy, Mercidiyekoy, Goztepe, Kadikoy, and Kadıköy in around 3 h 17 min.

Bus operators
IETT
Website
iett.gov.tr
Bus from Mercidiyekoy to Goztepe
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
iett.gov.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Phone
0212313800010
Email
info@sehirhatlari.istanbul
Website
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Ferry from Karaköy to Kadıköy
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sehirhatlari.istanbul
Ferry from Kadıköy to Büyükada
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sehirhatlari.istanbul

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