Ankara to Izmir

Ankara to Izmir

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Ankara to Izmir Schedule

Ankara to Izmir Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Luks Karadeniz Standard 2X1 00:50 - 08:50$ 16.86
Agri Ses Turizm Standard 2X2 02:30 - 10:30$ 18.07
Bizim Igdir Standard 2X1 04:00 - 12:30$ 17.92
Palandoken Seyahat Standard 2X2 06:00 - 14:55$ 15.50
Izmir Turizm Standard 2X1 09:30 - 18:15$ 17.95
Es Turizm Standard 2X1 11:30 - 19:15$ 16.86
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK701813:20 - 14:40$ 46.46
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK701015:35 - 16:50$ 59.46
Turkish Airlines Economy #TK725919:35 - 20:35$ 66.50
Anadolu Ulasim Standard 2X1 21:00 - 07:00$ 26.86
Alasehir Sarikiz Turizm Standard 2X1 22:30 - 08:00$ 17.31

Transportation from Ankara to Izmir

How to get from Ankara to Izmir

Travelling between Ankara and Izmir is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 54.94 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 14.04.

How long does it take to get from Ankara to Izmir?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 10 hours to travel between Ankara and Izmir depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Ankara and Izmir. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 15m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 10h to reach Izmir.

How much does it cost to get from Ankara to Izmir?

Travelling between Ankara and Izmir can be as cheap as USD 14.04 if you opt for a Yeni Sivas Turizm bus and as expensive as USD 54.94 if you buy a Turkish Airlines flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Ankara and Izmir ?

  • 20 from Ankara to Izmir starting from 00:30 Ankara Asti Bus Station until 23:59 Ankara Asti Bus Station
  • 3 from Ankara to Izmir starting from 07:55 Ankara Airport until 15:25 Ankara Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Ankara to Izmir.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Ankara to Izmir, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 37.00.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Ankara and Izmir

Turkish Airlines


Travelling from Ankara to Izmir overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Ankara and Izmir

Agri Sec Turizm, Agri Ses Turizm, Alasehir Sarikiz Turizm, Ali Osman Ulusoy, Anadolu Ulasim, Esadas Turizm, Findikkale Turizm, Giresun, Izmir Turizm, Kanberoglu Turizm, Mek Agri Dagi, Mis Amasya Tur, Nilufer Turizm, Oz Sivas Turizm, Pamukkale Turizm, Ses Turizm, Yeni Baris Turizm, Yeni Sivas Turizm

What is the most popular transport to get from Ankara to Izmir?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 86% opted for a bus
  • 14% decided to fly