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Istanbul to Izmir by bus

The journey from Istanbul to Izmir by bus is 204.09 mi and takes 7 hr 33 min. There are 307 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:05 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Istanbul to Izmir by bus for as little as $21.16 or as much as $41.96. The best price for this journey is $21.16.

Lowest Price$21.16
Journey Duration7 hr 33 min
Connection per Day307
Lowest Price$21.16
Highest Price$41.96
First Departure12:05 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance204.09 mi
CarriersFlixBus, Pamukkale TurizmMore

Istanbul to Izmir Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 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 Izmir. 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 do bus tickets from Istanbul to Izmir cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Istanbul to Izmir. On average, though, you'll pay about $35.07 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $21.16, 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $35.07 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 Izmir.

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

With a distance of 204.09 mi between Istanbul and Izmir, it will usually take 7 hr 33 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 7 hr 33 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Istanbul and Izmir is around 204.09 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 7 hr 33 min. However, the fastest routes between Istanbul and Izmir take 5 hr 20 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

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

If you want to get from Istanbul to Izmir, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 307 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 307 direct journeys between Istanbul and Izmir. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Istanbul to Izmir. 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 Izmir.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Istanbul to Izmir, 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.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

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 Izmir.

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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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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 $14.53 to $471.24 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 97% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Istanbul to Izmir

The cheapest Istanbul - Izmir bus tickets can be found for as low as $13.93 if you’re lucky, or $47.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $185.60.

Find the best day to travel to Izmir by bus

When travelling to Izmir 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 Izmir
Compare services on board when travelling from Istanbul to Izmir by bus.
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Istanbul to Izmir CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Istanbul to Izmir?
A bus ticket from Istanbul to Izmir is $35.07. 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 $21.16.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Istanbul to Izmir?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Istanbul to Izmir is $21.16. 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 Izmir by bus?
Istanbul to Izmir is 204.09 mi.
How long does the bus between Istanbul and Izmir take?
Istanbul to Izmir is on average 7 hr 33 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Istanbul to Izmir?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Izmir is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Pamukkale Turizm, Balıkesir Uludağ Turizm and Metro Turizm.
How many bus connections per day go from Istanbul to Izmir?
Istanbul to Izmir has 307 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Istanbul to Izmir leave?
The earliest bus from Istanbul to Izmir departs at 12:05 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 Izmir depart?
The latest bus from Istanbul to Izmir 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 Izmir 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 $21.16 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 Izmir?
There are on average 307 direct connection(s) from Istanbul to go to Izmir.
What's the fastest journey time between Istanbul to Izmir by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Istanbul and Izmir is 5 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Istanbul to Izmir?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Istanbul and Izmir.
What are the CO2 emissions for Istanbul to Izmir by bus?
The bus journey from Istanbul to Izmir creates 24.63kg of CO2 emissions.

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