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Istanbul to Balıkesir by bus

The journey from Istanbul to Balıkesir by bus is 109.8 mi and takes 5 hr 26 min. There are 180 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:25 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Istanbul to Balıkesir by bus for as little as $12.24 or as much as $20.90. The best price for this journey is $12.24.

Lowest Price$12.24
Journey Duration5 hr 26 min
Connection per Day180
Lowest Price$12.24
Highest Price$20.90
First Departure12:25 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance109.8 mi
CarriersAlaşehir Sarıkız Turizm, Kâmil KoçMore

Istanbul to Balıkesir Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Istanbul to Balıkesir. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

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

On average, a bus ticket from Istanbul to Balıkesir will cost you $17.08. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $12.24. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $17.08 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Istanbul to Balıkesir.

How long is the journey from Istanbul to Balıkesir by bus?

Traveling from Istanbul to Balıkesir by bus will usually take 5 hr 26 min. This journey covers a distance of 109.8 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 5 hr 26 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Istanbul to Balıkesir faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Istanbul and Balıkesir will complete the journey in 3 hr 55 min.On average, it will take you about 5 hr 26 min to travel the 109.8 mi between Istanbul and Balıkesir.

How many journeys from Istanbul to Balıkesir take place each day?

On average, there are 180 daily departures from Istanbul to Balıkesir. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 180 departures from Istanbul which travel directly to Balıkesir. There are 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Istanbul to Balıkesir. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Istanbul to Balıkesir.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Istanbul to Balıkesir, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Istanbul to Balıkesir.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $12.81 to $48.69 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 74% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Istanbul to Balıkesir

The cheapest Istanbul - Balıkesir bus tickets can be found for as low as $8.88 if you’re lucky, or $12.73 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $17.21.

Find the best day to travel to Balıkesir by bus

When travelling to Balıkesir by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Pamukkale Turizm is a Turkish bus company that operates intercity bus services across Turkey. Founded in 1967, the company has a fleet of modern buses that offer comfortable and safe travel to passengers. Pamukkale Turizm operates on more than 100 routes, connecting major cities and towns in Turkey. The company is known for its punctuality, reliability, and affordable fares. It also offers various amenities on board, such as air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and entertainment systems. Pamukkale Turizm has won several awards for its services and is considered one of the leading bus companies in Turkey.

Services on board FlixBus, Pamukkale Turizm and Metro Turizm from Istanbul to Balıkesir
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Istanbul to Balıkesir CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Istanbul to Balıkesir?
A bus ticket from Istanbul to Balıkesir is $17.08. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $12.24.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Istanbul to Balıkesir?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Istanbul to Balıkesir is $12.24. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Istanbul and Balıkesir by bus?
Istanbul to Balıkesir is 109.8 mi.
How long does the bus between Istanbul and Balıkesir take?
Istanbul to Balıkesir is on average 5 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 55 min.
Which companies operate from Istanbul to Balıkesir?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Balıkesir is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Alaşehir Sarıkız Turizm, Kâmil Koç, FlixBus, Demirci Halıkent Turizm, Balıkesir Uludağ Turizm, Kale Seyahat, Pamukkale Turizm and Metro Turizm.
How many bus connections per day go from Istanbul to Balıkesir?
Istanbul to Balıkesir has 180 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Istanbul to Balıkesir leave?
The earliest bus from Istanbul to Balıkesir departs at 12:25 AM. 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 Balıkesir depart?
The latest bus from Istanbul to Balıkesir departs at 11:59 PM. 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 Balıkesir 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 $12.24 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Istanbul to Balıkesir?
There are on average 180 direct connection(s) from Istanbul to go to Balıkesir.
What's the fastest journey time between Istanbul to Balıkesir by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Istanbul and Balıkesir is 3 hr 55 min.
Is there a direct bus from Istanbul to Balıkesir?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Istanbul and Balıkesir.
What are the CO2 emissions for Istanbul to Balıkesir by bus?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Balıkesir creates 13.25kg of CO2 emissions.

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