There are 7 ways to get from Taksim Square to Ankara by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gebze
  2. Take the train from Gebze to Ankara Yht

$8 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Pendi̇k YHT İstasyonu  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Mercidiyekoy to Pendi̇k YHT İstasyonu 251
  2. Take the train from Pendik to Ankara Yht

$6 - $10

5 alternative options

Bus Kamil Koc  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara

$8 - $20

Bus MetroTurizm  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Samandira Tesis to Ankara

$14 - $25

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Taksim Square to Ankara 281.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Istanbul Ataturk  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Ankara (ESB) IST - ESB

$34 - $254

Fly from Sabiha Gokcen  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Ankara (ESB) SAW - ESB

$18 - $52

Questions & Answers

The distance between Taksim Square and Ankara is 350 km. The road distance is 450 km.

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The best way to get from Taksim Square to Ankara without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Taksim Square to Ankara, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Taksim Square to Ankara is to bus which takes 7 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 4 h 16 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Taksim Square to Ankara is 450 km. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Taksim Square to Ankara.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Istanbul Ataturk 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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Map of how to get from Taksim Square to Ankara.
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  • Distance: 218.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Taksim Square, Turkey and Ankara, Turkey?

Kamil Koc operates a bus from Taksim Square to Ankara hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines flies from Taksim Square to Ankara hourly.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Ankara
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $550
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ankara
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Ankara
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Samandira Tesis to Ankara
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to ASTI Ankara Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
IETT
Website
iett.gov.tr
Bus from Mercidiyekoy to Pendi̇k YHT İstasyonu
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
iett.gov.tr

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