How to get to İzmir from Istanbul

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from Istanbul to İzmir

How to get to İzmir from Istanbul by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Istanbul to İzmir is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
10:455h45
Istanbul
16:30İzmir
£261One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
FlixBus
10:455h45
Istanbul
16:30İzmir
£261One-way
0 changes
Fastest
pegasus
20:101h05
Istanbul Airport (IST)
21:15Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB)
£741One-way
0 changes
Other options
FlixBus
09:156h20
Istanbul
15:35İzmir
£261One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
09:156h35
Istanbul
15:50İzmir
£261One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
09:207h10
Istanbul
16:30İzmir
£261One-way
0 changes
pegasus
19:251h10
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
20:35Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB)
£641One-way
0 changes
pegasus
23:451h10
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
00:55Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB)
£581One-way
0 changes
pegasus
18:151h10
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
19:25Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB)
£741One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information from Istanbul to İzmir

distanceDistance203 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£14 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £25 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Turkish Airlines

Take a coach or flight to travel 203 miles to İzmir from Istanbul. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus or Turkish Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Istanbul to İzmir.

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Find the best route from Istanbul to İzmir with FlixBus and Turkish Airlines. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Turkish Airlines is Turkey’s leading airline and you can choose between EcoFly, ExtraFly, PrimeFly, Business Ticket for your next travel to İzmir from Istanbul.

      FAQs: Istanbul to İzmir

      FAQs: Travel to İzmir easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Istanbul to İzmir.
      FAQs

      You can get from Istanbul to İzmir 2 different ways: coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to İzmir from Istanbul is by taking a coach, which costs on average £14.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Istanbul to İzmir:

      A coach is £11 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Istanbul to İzmir costing on average £25.

      The fastest way from Istanbul to İzmir is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

      There are alternative travel options to İzmir that take longer:

      Coach takes on average 5 h 25 min.

      You should expect to travel around 203 miles from Istanbul to İzmir.

      The average frequency per day from Istanbul to İzmir is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Istanbul to İzmir as scheduled services by coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Istanbul to İzmir:

        • Coaches mostly depart from Istanbul, Buyuk Otogar (Esenler) and arrive in İzmir, Bus Terminal.
        • Flights from Istanbul to İzmir most often leave from Istanbul Airport and arrive in Adnan Menderes Airport.

        The following travel companies offer services from Istanbul to İzmir:

        • FlixBus or Infobus can take you to İzmir by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Istanbul to İzmir for £14.
        • Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines or Air Serbia can get you to İzmir by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Pegasus Airlines from Istanbul to İzmir for £25 on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Istanbul to İzmir with the following travel companies:

        • You can take a direct coach with FlixBus.
        • You can take a direct flight with Turkish Airlines or Pegasus Airlines.

        Direct services to İzmir tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

        Omio customers who travel from Istanbul to İzmir often also extend their holiday to go to Athens, Vienna, Çeşme or Piraeus. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between İzmir and these popular destinations at a great price.

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