How to travel from Ankara to İzmir

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Travel Information from Ankara to İzmir

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 13 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $60 (€53) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or pegasus

Travel 322 miles (520 km) by bus, flight or train from Ankara to İzmir. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or pegasus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Ankara to İzmir.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ankara to İzmir

Travel Tips: 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 Ankara to İzmir.

You can travel to İzmir from Ankara 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Ankara to İzmir is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $2 (€2) compared to other travel options to İzmir:

A train is generally $28 (€25) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $31 (€27) from Ankara to İzmir.

A train is generally $58 (€51) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $60 (€53) from Ankara to İzmir.

The fastest way to get to İzmir from Ankara is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to İzmir can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 13 h 50 min.

The distance is approximately 322 miles (520 km) from Ankara to İzmir.

The average frequency per day from Ankara to İzmir is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to İzmir from Ankara as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Ankara to İzmir:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Ankara, Şehi̇rler Arasi Otobüs Temi̇nali̇ and arrive in İzmir, Mustafa Kemal Sahil Blv. (Petrol Ofisi İnciraltı Mh).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Ankara Esenboga International Airport and arrive in Adnan Menderes Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Ankara to İzmir depart from Ankara to Izmir.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Ankara to İzmir:

  • You can travel by bus between Ankara and İzmir with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Ankara to İzmir tickets for $31 (€27) on Omio.
  • You can travel to İzmir from Ankara by flight with pegasus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $60 (€53) with pegasus from Ankara to İzmir.

Yes, there are direct services available from Ankara to İzmir with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with Flixbus.
  • You can take a direct flight with pegasus or Turkish Airlines.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Ankara to İzmir often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Istanbul, Athens or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Ankara and İzmir itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between İzmir and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Ankara to İzmir, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $31 (€27) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $60 (€53) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $2 (€2) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Ankara to İzmir online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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