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from Istanbul to İzmir

You can get from Istanbul to İzmir by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Istanbul to İzmir on Nov 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20AMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport1h10 09:30AMAdnan Menderes Airport
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$301One-way
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06:00AMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport1h10 07:10AMAdnan Menderes Airport
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$251One-way
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10:00AMIstanbul Airport1h15 11:15AMAdnan Menderes Airport
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$281One-way
06:55PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport1h10 08:05PMAdnan Menderes Airport
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$321One-way
06:10PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport1h10 07:20PMAdnan Menderes Airport
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$361One-way

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Sat
Nov 27
$29Flixbus
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Sun
Nov 28
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$25pegasus
Mon
Nov 29
$29Flixbus
$24pegasus
Tue
Nov 30
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$23pegasus
Wed
Dec 1
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Thu
Dec 2
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Fri
Dec 3
$29Flixbus
$24pegasus
Sat
Dec 4
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Sun
Dec 5
$29Flixbus
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Mon
Dec 6
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Tue
Dec 7
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Wed
Dec 8
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Thu
Dec 9
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Fri
Dec 10
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$22pegasus
Sat
Dec 11
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Sun
Dec 12
$26Flixbus
$22pegasus
Mon
Dec 13
$29Flixbus
$24pegasus
Tue
Dec 14
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Wed
Dec 15
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Thu
Dec 16
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus
Fri
Dec 17
$29Flixbus
$22pegasus

Travel Information between Istanbul and İzmir

distanceDistance203 miles (328 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$24 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $24 (€20) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $24 (€20) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiespegasus or Flixbus

Travel 203 miles (328 km) by flight or bus from Istanbul to İzmir. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are pegasus or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Istanbul to İzmir.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
How do I reach İzmir from Istanbul?

There are 2 ways to travel between Istanbul and İzmir including taking a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to travel to İzmir from Istanbul?

The cheapest way to go to İzmir from Istanbul is by taking a flight, which costs on average $24 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to İzmir:

A flight is $4 (€3) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Istanbul to İzmir costing on average $28 (€23).

What is the fastest way from Istanbul to İzmir?

The fastest way to get to İzmir from Istanbul is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to İzmir can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 55 min   on average.

How far is it from Istanbul to İzmir?

The distance is approximately 203 miles (328 km) from Istanbul to İzmir.

When traveling to İzmir from Istanbul, where do I depart from Istanbul and where do I arrive in İzmir?

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Istanbul Airport and arrive in Adnan Menderes Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from Istanbul, Büyük Otogari to İzmir, Mustafa Kemal Sahil Blv. (Petrol Ofisi İnciraltı Mh).
Which travel companies can get me from Istanbul to İzmir?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Istanbul to İzmir, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with pegasus to go to İzmir by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find pegasus Istanbul to İzmir tickets on Omio for $24 (€20).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to İzmir. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Istanbul to İzmir tickets on Omio for $28 (€23).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Istanbul to İzmir?
Looking to extend your trip from Istanbul to İzmir? Many Omio customers who go from Istanbul to İzmir usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Cologne or Düsseldorf. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Cologne or Düsseldorf from İzmir, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy tickets to İzmir from Istanbul online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $24 (€20) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $28 (€23) one way on average.

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

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