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How much does it cost to get from Istanbul to Ankara by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from Istanbul to Ankara. On average, though, you'll pay about $ 15.05 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $ 5.62, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

Journey Summary with Bus

The journey from Istanbul to Ankara by Bus is 352 km and takes 7 h 5 min. There are 12 connections per day, with the first departure at 23:20 and the last at 08:50. It is possible to travel from Istanbul to Ankara by Bus for as little as $ 5.62 or as much as $ 29.32. The best price for this journey is $ 5.50.

Best Price $ 5.62
Journey Duration 7 h 17 min
Connection per Day 12
Lowest Price $ 5.62
Highest Price $ 21.41
First Departure 14:00
Last Departure 08:50
Distance 218.7 mi
Departure Istanbul
Arrival Ankara
Carriers Es Turizm, Ulusoy Seyahat,

Bus Tickets from Istanbul to Ankara

    Feb 03
    8.97
    Feb 04
    9
    Feb 05
    5.5
    Feb 06
    9.04
    Feb 07
    12.99
    Feb 08
    8.93
    Feb 09
    8.97
    Feb 10
    9.02
    Feb 11
    9.02
    Feb 12
    More
    Feb 13
    8.54
    Feb 14
    8.92
    Feb 15
    9.02
    Feb 16
    More
    11°
    Feb 17
    8.97
    13°
Departure date
Friday,Feb 03 2023

Compare Price and Tickets

 
Feb 03
Friday
$ 11.04
$ 9.16
Feb 04
Saturday
$ 11.04
$ 9.21
Feb 05
Sunday
$ 12.32
$ 9.24
Feb 06
Monday
$ 11.04
$ 5.64
Feb 07
Tuesday
$ 11.04
$ 9.28
Feb 08
Wednesday
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$ 13.33
Feb 09
Thursday
$ 12.32
$ 9.17

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Istanbul to Ankara Co2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Flight
100.32kg
Train
4.928kg
Bus
23.936kg
Car
17.248kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Istanbul to Ankara?
A bus ticket from Istanbul to Ankara is $ 15.05. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's a busy time of day. Occasionally find them for as cheap as $ 5.62.
What's the cheapest {{ transport }} ticket from Istanbul to Ankara?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Istanbul to Ankara is $ 5.62. We recommend booking as early as possible and non-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible.
What's the distance between Istanbul and Ankara by bus?
Istanbul to Ankara is 351.9km.
How long does the bus between Istanbul and Ankara last?
Istanbul to Ankara is on average 7 h 5 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 h 45 min.
Which companies operate from Istanbul to Ankara?
Istanbul to Ankara is covered by 66 operator(s). You can find on Virail Es Turizm, Ulusoy Seyahat, Lider Siirt Turizm, Star Batman, Siirt Has Bagtas Turizm, Star Diyarbakir, Hatay Nur Seyahat, Hatay Sas Turizm, Yeni Adana Turizm, Lider Adana, Yeni Aksaray Seyahat, Huzur Turizm, Şanal Turizm, Çorum Kargı Turizm, Lüks Erova Turizm, Mardin Dilmenler Turizm, Siirt Petrol, Midyat Seyyidoğlu, Mar-tur Turizm, Özlem Cizre Nuh, Lüks Batman Seyahat, Mardin Seyahat, Cizre Nuh İtimat, Özlem Batman Turizm, Can Dersim Tuncelililer, Elazığ Murat Turizm, Lüks Kahramanmaraş Turizm, Mersin Travel Turizm, Lüks Afşınlılar Seyahat, Yükseller Aksaray Birlik, Öncü Seyahat, Adiyaman Güleras Turizm, Can Diyarbakır Turizm, Has Turizm A.Ş., Villa Seyahat, Gülnarlılar Mersin Nur Turizm, Öz Doğu Kars, Midyat Southeast Travel, Divriği Nazar Turizm, Çayırağası Turizm, Lider Elbistan, Vip Malatyalılar Turizm, Lüks Mersin, Star Mardin Turizm, Esadaş, Öz Sivas Seyahat, Lider Muş Tur, Öz Elazığlılar Seyahat, Yeşil Muş Ovası Turizm, Muş Yolu Turizm, Abdurrahim Nur Özlem Cizre Nuh, Dadaş Turizm, Yeşil Erciş Sema, Pamukkale Turizm, Efe Tur, Malatya Kayısı Kent Turizm, Özkaymak, Mider Güneydoğu Turizm, Urfa Hassoy Turizm, Çağdaş Kiğı Karakoçan Turizm, Safa Kent Turizm, Köksallar Turizm, İnci Turizm, Öz Elbistan, Sakarya Vİb and Flixbus provide services on this route.
How many bus connections per day go from Istanbul to Ankara?
Istanbul to Ankara has 17 connections per day on average. However, depending on the day there are a maximum of 131 and a minimum of 1.
What time does the first bus from Istanbul to Ankara leave?
The earliest bus from Istanbul to Ankara departs at 23:20. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Istanbul to Ankara leave?
The latest bus from Istanbul to Ankara departs at 08:50. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Istanbul to Ankara in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $ 5.62 but this may be subject to change depending on demand .
From which stations can I leave from Istanbul to Ankara?
There are 8 station(s) that you can depart from Istanbul to go to Ankara. You can go from Esenler Otogarı, İstanbul (esenler), AlİbeykÖy, Alibeyköy Otogarı, İstanbul (alibeyköy), Beylikdüzü, Büyükçekmece and Avcılar and you can arrive at Aşti, Ankara, Turkey, Ankara and Destination Stop.
How many direct connections go from Istanbul to Ankara?
There are on average 17 from Istanbul to go to Ankara. However there can be as many as 131 or as little as 1 depending on the day.
What's the fastest journey time between Istanbul to Ankara by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Istanbul and Ankara is 3 h 45 min.
Is there a direct bus from Istanbul to Ankara?
Yes there is a direct bus between Istanbul and Ankara.
What are the CO2 emissions for Istanbul to Ankara by bus?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Ankara creates 23.936kg CO2 emissions.

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